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American Daughters

By Piper Huguley - Published 2024

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Huguley continues her interest in highlighting the lives of Black professional women who make a place for themselves in the corridors of American ...Read Review

Every Time We Say Goodbye

By Natalie Jenner - Published 2024

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Jenner’s previous novels, The Jane Austen Society and Bloomsbury Girls, have established an enchanting group of characters drawn together by their love ...Read Review

Finding Margaret Fuller

By Allison Pataki - Published 2024

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Biographical Fiction

Margaret Fuller, friend and muse to Emerson, Whitman, Hawthorne, Thoreau, and a host of other Victorian literary luminaries, is an ideal subject for ...Read Review

Edith Holler

By Edward Carey - Published 2023

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Literary

This fascinating, dreamlike novel is hard to categorize. Set in 1901 Norwich, England, this penny-dreadful-inspired tale of haunted theaters, murderous stepmothers, cannibalism, ghosts, and ...Read Review

The Warm Hands of Ghosts

By Katherine Arden - Published 2024

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Historical Fantasy

There are myriad novels that depict the horrors of World War I, but Arden has come up with a new and mesmerizing approach. ...Read Review

Mrs. Gulliver

By Valerie Martin - Published 2024

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Literary

Lila Gulliver is the madam of a sedate, respectable brothel on an unnamed tropical tourist island. This is a historical novel only in ...Read Review

Uncanny Vows (2) (Huntsmen)

By Laura Anne Gilman - Published 2023

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Historical Fantasy

In this second volume in her series, Gilman raises the stakes for her psychic, monster-slaying Huntsman siblings, Rosemary and Aaron Harker. The near-apocalyptic ...Read Review

The Vaster Wilds

By Lauren Groff - Published 2023

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Literary

This devastatingly beautiful meditation on nature, divinity, and survival is the second volume of a planned triptych begun last year with Groff’s ...Read Review

A Season of Monstrous Conceptions

By Lina Rather - Published 2023

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Historical Fantasy

Sarah Davis is a midwife’s apprentice in London, ten years after the Black Plague outbreak and Great Fire of 1666. Historians of the ...Read Review

Shoot the Moon

By Isa Arsén - Published 2023

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The jacket copy accurately describes this timeslip novel as “affectingly achronological,” although fans of stories that combine romance and science fiction may find ...Read Review

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