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The Divorcées

By Rowan Beaird - Published 2024


Set in Nevada in the 1950s, this is a novel about a group of women staying in one of the “ranches” for the ...Read Review

Library for the War-Wounded

By Monika Helfer - Published 2024


Set in Europe after the Second World War, this family novel focuses on the narrator’s father, Josef. Having lost his lower right ...Read Review

By Any Other Name

By Erin Cotter - Published 2023


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Set in England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, this novel of love and adventure tells the tale of sixteen-year-old Will Hughes. ...Read Review


By Daisy Goodwin - Published 2024


Biographical Fiction

The drama that surrounded Maria Callas, onstage and in her personal life, is brought to life fully and sensitively in this complex novel. ...Read Review

Obaasan’s Boots

By Lara Jean Okihiro - Published 2023


Children/Young Adult

Cousins Charlotte and Lou are visiting their grandparents in Toronto. While Lou lives in Toronto, Charlotte has flown with her mother from their ...Read Review

Flight of the Wild Swan

By Melissa Pritchard - Published 2024


Biographical FictionLiterary

This powerful biographical novel of Florence Nightingale starts with Florence, an upper-class child in Victorian England, being called by her governess “a little ...Read Review

Far Creek Road

By Lesley Krueger - Published 2023


In 1961, 10-year-old Mary Alice (known as Tink) lives with her parents in a northern suburb of Vancouver. Even on this forested mountainside on ...Read Review

Women of the Post

By Joshunda Sanders - Published 2023


In 1944, young Black women are recruited to join the Women’s Army Corps, offering them a chance to serve their country in the ...Read Review

The Woman with a Purple Heart

By Diane Hanks - Published 2023


November 7th, 1941: Japanese planes attack Pearl Harbor in Honolulu. Annie Fox, a career Army nurse with the rank of first lieutenant, has been ...Read Review

Harlem After Midnight (A Canary Club Mystery)

By Louise Hare - Published 2023



Lena Aldridge, a multi-racial woman from London, is visiting Harlem for the first time in 1936. On the voyage over on the Queen Mary, ...Read Review

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