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By Aimie K. Runyan -
A little bakery in the heart of Montmartre is the way forward for Aimie K. Runyan’s dual-timeline novel set in Paris during ...Read Review
By Kerry Chaput -
The saga of Isabelle Collette continues in Daughter of the Shadows, second in Kerry Chaput’s IPPY-award-winning Defying the Crown series. In book 1, ...Read Review
By Marie Benedict - By Victoria Christopher Murray -
The First Ladies is a riveting look at Eleanor Roosevelt’s political rise to First Lady and her eyebrow-raising friendship with civil rights ...Read Review
By Kristin Harmel -
In 1939, days before Hitler invades Poland, two Americans cross paths in a Paris suburban park. Elise LeClair, on a walk to escape her ...Read Review
By Renee Rosen -
New York City and its fashionable department store Saks Fifth Avenue is the setting for Fifth Avenue Glamour Girl. A chance encounter at ...Read Review
By Jennifer Rosner -
Once We Were Home is based on the true stories of hidden Jewish children, the youngest survivors of the Holocaust who eluded the ...Read Review
By Lecia Cornwall -
Lecia Cornwall’s That Summer in Berlin is a close-up view of the 1936 Berlin Olympics through the lens of two debutantes on a ...Read Review
By Noelle Salazar -
Dutch sisters, known as “the angels,” become the superheroes in Noelle Salazar’s Angels of the Resistance. Lien and Elif Vinke, teenagers responding ...Read Review
By Janis Robinson Daly -
In 1897, Laura Edwards is steamrolling her daughter Eliza’s debut into Philadelphia society. Eliza wonders, “is there more?” She soon discovers her grandfather ...Read Review
By Mario Escobar -
Mario Escobar shares the true story of Janusz Korczak, a respected leader and speaker whose life was dedicated to children. In 1940, he and ...Read Review
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