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The Distance Home

By Paula Saunders - Published 2018Published 2019


Eve grew up in Ft. Pierre, South Dakota during WWII, on a dirt-poor farm that flooded every few years. Her parents are beaten ...Read Review

Mary B

By Katherine J. Chen - Published 2018


The Austen continuation genre has gained another literary take with this debut novel focused on the character of Mary Bennet. The story begins ...Read Review

White Houses

By Amy Bloom - Published 2018


Biographical Fiction

Bloom has created an unforgettable voice for journalist Lorena Hickok, as she reminisces about her decades-long love affair with Eleanor Roosevelt. Both women ...Read Review

Lincoln in the Bardo

By George Saunders - Published 2017


Biographical FictionLiterary

Saunders’ first novel is surreal, with a meandering plot and 100+ garrulous characters who are invisible, at least to us. The death of 11-year-old ...Read Review

Three Men and a Bradshaw: An Original Victorian Travel Journal

By John George Freeman - By Ronnie Scott (ed.) - Published 2016



From 1873 to 1877, the author enjoyed various holiday jaunts with his two brothers and other family members within the United Kingdom. John Freeman wrote ...Read Review

Spitalfields: The History of a Nation in a Handful of Streets

By Dan Cruickshank - Published 2016



If streets could talk… Cruickshank focuses like a laser beam upon the buildings of one of London’s best-known neighbourhoods, chronicled in an ...Read Review

In the Name of the Family

By Sarah Dunant - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Sarah Dunant is obsessed with the Borgias. But it’s a good obsession. The Borgias are the family we love to hate. They’...Read Review

The Whole Town’s Talking

By Fannie Flagg - Published 2016


In 1880 Lordor Nordstrom is 28 when he hears of cheap American farmland for sale. He has little chance of owning a farm in Sweden, ...Read Review

A Hero of France

By Alan Furst - Published 2016



German-occupied Paris, March 10th, 1941. The novel opens with Mathieu, head of a Resistance cell, and through his eyes we see the silent streets ...Read Review

Full of Beans

By Jennifer L. Holm - Published 2016


Children/Young Adult

This story is set during the Great Depression in Key West, Florida. Beans Curry, along with his pals Pork Chop, Kermit, and Too ...Read Review

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