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By Julia Malye -
Pelican Girls tells a vivid and potent story of women first discarded by society then sent as brides to shore up the floundering ...Read Review
By Andrey Kurkov - By Boris Dralyuk (trans.) -
Andrey Kurkov is one of Ukraine’s greatest authors, with over 19 novels to date. The Silver Bone is his latest translated work and ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Brooks -
The Woman in the Sable Coat is a story of infidelity, secrets, murder, friendship, and marriage. In the prologue, we meet Nina in 1946, ...Read Review
By Shubnum Khan -
Akbar Manzil, a mansion neglected and abandoned, is seeing new life with a motley crew of tenants taking up residence in its assorted ...Read Review
By Stephanie Dray -
Frances Perkins, a woman with a remarkable life and career, became the first female Secretary of Labor in 1933 when appointed by President-elect Franklin ...Read Review
By Anne Madden -
In Donegal, Ireland, forty-four Derryveagh families were cruelly evicted from their ancestral homes in 1861 by their landlord, John Adair. Madden tells the story ...Read Review
By Natasha Siegel -
Cecilia Thorowgood and her adored husband travel to London in 1665 to visit her sister Margaret and husband Lord Eden. But their London merriment ...Read Review
By Joel H. Morris -
All Our Yesterdays reimagines Lady Macbeth’s life up until the events begin in Shakespeare’s play. Only referred to as the Lady, ...Read Review
By Katherine Gregor (trans.) - By Oriana Ramunno -
A cruel and evil Nazi doctor is murdered at Auschwitz, but should the murderer pay for this crime that benefits society? This is ...Read Review
By Ariel Lawhon -
The frozen body of a man is captive in the ice of Maine’s Kennebec River. Once he is cut free and laid ...Read Review
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