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By Tim Murphy -
This is an absorbing and candid behind-the-scenes journey into the life of a foreign correspondent. Rita Khoury is an Irish-Lebanese-American woman who is ...Read Review
By Juliet Grames -
As the book title gives away, this one-of-a-kind, sweeping novel is the story of how an Italian immigrant, Mariastella Fortuna the Second, also ...Read Review
By Taylor Jenkins Reid -
A story about a rock band that climbs to the top of the charts in the Seventies, attaining iconic status, only to fall ...Read Review
By Stephanie Morrill -
Within These Lines is a captivating young adult novel set in San Francisco on the cusp of World War II. Not long after ...Read Review
By Renee Rosen -
Park Avenue Summer is a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of the iconic Cosmopolitan magazine and its equally iconic editor, Helen Gurley ...Read Review
By Carolyn Kirby -
The Conviction of Cora Burns is a wholly original and highly compelling novel that delves into the psyche of a young woman and ...Read Review
By Kelly Rimmer -
Straddling the past and the present, The Things We Cannot Say is a mesmerizing tale of family, memory, forgiveness, and unconditional love, but ...Read Review
By Hillary Tiefer -
Lily is a young Jewish girl living in Oregon during World War II. To help with the war effort, she works as a ...Read Review
By Caro Fraser -
A standalone sequel to The Summer House Party, Summer of Love continues the story of a family in post-World War II England, a ...Read Review
By Camille Di Maio -
A woman’s quest to fulfill her grandfather’s wishes leads her on the adventure of a lifetime. The year is 1958, and Kate ...Read Review
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