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By ANGELA HUNT -
In 31 CE, Euodia is a widowed business owner living in the city of Philippi after leaving her tragic past behind in Lydia. Yet ...Read Review
By Kathleen Morris -
When Nellie Cashman is five years old, she, her mother, and sister flee the great famine in Ireland to come to Boston. There ...Read Review
By Neil Jordan -
This novel begins grittily on an American Revolutionary War battlefield, where an escaped former slave, Tony Small, first makes the acquaintance of British ...Read Review
By Andrew Varga -
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Dan Renfrew is a seventeen-year-old time jumper. To say Dan’s life is dangerous, complicated, and hyper-adventurous for a teenager would be an ...Read Review
By Marcus Brotherton - By Tosca Lee -
Jimmy “Prop” Propfield, Hank Wright, and Billy Crockett are three teenage friends growing up around Mobile, Alabama at the end of the 1930s. ...Read Review
By Katherine Reay -
In late 1944 in Nazi-occupied Vienna, Ingrid loses her Austrian father and English mother to the occupiers when they determine the couple isn’t ...Read Review
By Bridget Pitt -
In 1870s South Africa, Daniel and Moses are raised as brothers in a Church of England mission in Zululand. Daniel is the biological ...Read Review
By Don Reid -
Small-town life in America for teenagers in the late 1950s and very early 1960s may seem a world away to some, though there ...Read Review
By Joy Castro -
Between 1886 and 1898, Key West, Florida, is a bustling city primarily because of its prodigious cigar business. The small island is also home to ...Read Review
By Patrick Dearen -
During a hunting expedition in Texas in 1880, Wash Baker tragically and mistakenly kills his son in a shooting accident on a dark and ...Read Review
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