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By Jacqueline O'Mahony -
Sing, Wild Bird, Sing is a heart-wrenching story of the Irish immigrants of the potato famine. In 1849, we meet Honora as a young, ...Read Review
By Sandra Dallas -
Ellen Webster is a wide-eyed, naïve young woman who comes to the town of Wallace, Wyoming, in the early 20th century to ...Read Review
By Terry Lee Caruthers -
Bärchen is Louis Pfeif’s hound. When Louis leaves for the U.S. Civil War, Bärchen refuses to remain home and ...Read Review
By Daniel Godfrey -
In The Calculations of Rational Men, 500 British prisoners are caught in a nuclear disaster in December 1962. Forced into a WWII air raid shelter ...Read Review
By Barbara Durbin -
The Hidden Room follows a Ukrainian family hiding from the Nazis during the last year of World War II. Jacob, his parents, sister ...Read Review
By Elle van Rijn - By Jai van Essen (trans.) -
Betty Oudkerk is a young nursery school teacher in Amsterdam in the opening days of WWII. She is fearless, unafraid to offer a ...Read Review
By Tori Whitaker -
I am a new fan of Tori Whitaker. This witty and engaging story is about Melanie, an up-and-coming executive in the whiskey business ...Read Review
By Thomas Fenske -
In small-town 1930s Texas, Alvin McIntyre is the district attorney. Earl Swanger wants to defeat him. Two weeks before the primary, Earl is ...Read Review
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