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Miller’s Valley

By Anna Quindlen - Published 2016

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The latest novel from bestselling author and stellar columnist Anna Quindlen, Miller’s Valley begins in the 1960s, when protagonist Mimi Miller is ...Read Review

The Summer Before the War

By Helen Simonson - Published 2016

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The highly capable and well-educated Beatrice Nash arrives in the coastal village of Rye in Sussex, England, to take up her new post ...Read Review

West of Eden: An American Place

By Jean Stein - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

This is the book for anyone who needs to be reminded that money does not buy happiness. In fact, the lesson taught by ...Read Review

Dictator

By Robert Harris - Published 2015Published 2016

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In 58 BC, Cicero is exiled. Once the staunch defender of the Republic, the canny orator didn’t reckon with the machinations of the ...Read Review

The Dressmaker’s War

By Mary Chamberlain - Published 2015Published 2016

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1939. At nineteen years old, Ada Vaughan has English working-class roots and a stellar talent in dressmaking. Her dream of owning her own atelier ...Read Review

Georgia

By Dawn Tripp - Published 2016

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Biographical Fiction

In 1915, 27-year-old Georgia O’Keeffe is an impoverished schoolteacher when she creates her first abstract drawings in charcoal. She mails them to a ...Read Review

The Longest Night

By Andria Williams - Published 2016

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The only fatal nuclear accident in the United States occurred in Idaho Falls in 1961. With the nuclear clock ticking in the background, The ...Read Review

Stitches in Time: The Story of the Clothes We Wear

By Lucy Adlington - Published 2015

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Nonfiction

The author’s deep scholarship is very evident, as is her joy in clothing. A collection of anecdotes talking about an item of ...Read Review

Lucky Us

By Amy Bloom - Published 2015

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Eva and Iris are sisters, aged 12 and 16. They are unaware of each other’s existence until their father’s wife dies, and Eva’...Read Review

The Case of the Missing Moonstone

By Jordan Stratford - By Kelly Murphy (illus.) - Published 2015

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Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

1826, London. Eleven-year-old Ada Byron is a mathematical wizard but hopeless with people. So when she meets Mary Godwin, who is good with people ...Read Review