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By Mary Knight -
In this novel written in a first-person narrative, Curley Hines has lost his mother, father, and younger brother in two separate accidents tied ...Read Review
By Kate Kerrigan -
The story centers on a dress that links the lives of three separate women, transcending continents and decades to pull their separate narratives ...Read Review
By Michael Nicholson -
In 1845, a fungus hits the Irish potato crop, completely ruining the country’s harvest of the one food sustaining over half its population. ...Read Review
By Mesu Andrews -
Miriam is the sister of Moses. She watched her infant brother be rescued by Pharaoh’s daughter, and later wept when he escaped ...Read Review
By Jennifer A. Nielsen -
Gerta is twelve when the Berlin Wall emerges overnight, dividing the city of Berlin into East and West sectors. The division is unthinkable ...Read Review
By Patrick Taylor -
Fans of Patrick Taylor’s highly entertaining Irish Country Doctor series will not be disappointed with this latest book. The novel is told ...Read Review
By Katharine Swartz -
Published 2013Published 2015
Alternating from past to present, this novel is set in the quaint village of Goswell on the Cumbrian Coast of North West England. ...Read Review
By Kathy Clark -
Written for middle school and up, this story takes place during the Holocaust in Europe, and most specifically during the ten months from ...Read Review
By Tim Wynne-Jones -
Evan is a teenager who has just attended to his father’s burial when he discovers the leather book his father was reading ...Read Review
By Chris Cander -
This story is set in 20th-century Verra, a small West Virginia coal mining community tucked across the creek from Whisper Hollow. In this ...Read Review
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