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The House of Eve

By Sadeqa Johnson - Published 2023

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The House of Eve explores culture, class, and the sometimes-heartbreaking complications of motherhood within the contrasting worlds of Black families in Washington, DC, ...Read Review

The War That Made the Roman Empire: Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium

By Barry Strauss - Published 2022

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NauticalNonfiction

Actium, fought on September 2nd in 31 BC, is surely one of the most decisive battles in history, but until I read this book ...Read Review

Bluebird

By Genevieve Graham - Published 2022

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Canadian author Graham has penned a detailed and powerful social journey steeped in Canadian history that weaves together two narratives separated by decades. ...Read Review

Properties of Thirst

By Marianne Wiggins - Published 2022

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In this sprawling, beautifully written but oddly constructed novel, World War II tests an individualistic, self-reliant California family in unexpected ways. Rockwell “Rocky” ...Read Review

Yonder

By Jabari Asim - Published 2022

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Literary

One horror of American slavery was that its victims were valuable to their captors. Their high price and necessary labor resulted in strenuous ...Read Review

Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter

By Lizzie Pook - Published 2022

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1886. The Brightwell family—two brothers, Willem and Charles, with their wives, and Charles’s two children, Thomas and ten-year-old Eliza—arrive from England ...Read Review

The Vanished Days (The Scottish series, 3)

By Susanna Kearsley - Published 2021

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Mystery/Crime

Prizewinning Canadian author of more than a dozen books, bestseller Kearsley sets her latest novel in early modern Scotland. Here, she presents a ...Read Review

Leonora in the Morning Light

By Michaela Carter - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

Set in France during WW2, Leonora in the Morning Light is a novel about Leonora Carrington and Max Ernst, two important figures in ...Read Review

Letters Across the Sea

By Genevieve Graham - Published 2021

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Saga

This moving story revolves around several little-known historical events. The first occurs in Toronto in 1933. The Great Depression is in full swing, and ...Read Review

Becoming Leidah

By Michelle Grierson - Published 2021

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Historical Fantasy

Becoming Leidah is set in 19th-century Norway at a time when Christianity coexisted with beliefs in pagan or folkloric gods. The people of ...Read Review

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