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By Karen Kingsbury -
In 1941, in Bloomington, Indiana, pretty Irvel Holland is busy with her studies at university and, while dating Sam, is secretly enamored with his ...Read Review
By Ritu Mukerji -
In 1875 Philadelphia, at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Dr. Lydia Weston is busy as a doctor, professor, and anatomist. She learns ...Read Review
By Brian Carso -
In his author’s note, Brian Carso mentions that in law school, he had come across Benedict Arnold’s story and a little-known ...Read Review
By Deryn Collier -
June works in the typing pool of McAulay Advertising in downtown Montreal in 1947. Following WWII, her father is unable to find work, and ...Read Review
By Khaled Khalifa -
In 1881, a young Syrian boy, Hanna, is the sole survivor of a massacre of a Christian landowning family by Ottoman soldiers. A Muslim ...Read Review
By Heather B. Moore -
“Each night as the moon rises, look up at it, and I’ll do the same. Thinking of you and the children. Under ...Read Review
By Barbara Joan Scott -
In a chicken coop in Saskatchewan in 1926, Taras, a thirty-year-old hard-working immigrant from Ukraine, meets the farmer’s daughter, pretty fifteen-year-old Olena. While ...Read Review
By Liz Harris -
In a mansion in Calcutta in 1908, a pretty young Indian girl, Binita, is getting married to Frederick Hunt, a British Civil Service officer. ...Read Review
By Nigar Alam -
Nine-year-old Rozeena arrives in Karachi from Delhi with her family in 1947. They had barely escaped the angry mobs bent upon murdering and looting ...Read Review
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