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The Collector's Daughter: A Novel of the Discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063079861
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 7th, 2021

So interesting! Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon are names associated with the discovery of King Tut’s tomb, but Lady Evelyn, daughter of Carnarvon played a very important role. Eve was most likely the first person to enter the tomb in three thousand years and worked closely beside Carter and her father. Fascinating!


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Hour of the Witch: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385542432
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Published: Doubleday - May 4th, 2021

Loved this latest from Chris Bohjalian! Loved it! Set in Puritan Boston in the 1600’s, Hour of the Witch portrays a society that we in 2021 would deem disturbing, devastating, cruel. I kept comparing Hour to a Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale. Historical fiction vs. dystopian. Powerful, thought provoking, unforgettable!


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Summertime Guests Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781525895982
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Published: Graydon House - April 6th, 2021

Great summer beach read!


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The Rose Code: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062943477
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 9th, 2021

Kate Quinn scores another ten! The Rose Code steps inside Bletchley with fascinating details of the laborious task of codebreaking, great characters with interesting personal stories all set in turbulent, dangerous times England suffered during WWII. Excellent!


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The Windsor Knot: A Novel (Her Majesty the Queen Investigates #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063050006
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Published: William Morrow - March 9th, 2021

A murder in Windsor Castle and the Queen, yes, that Queen, diligently works behind the scene to bring the murderer to light! Fun read!


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Finn and the Intergalactic Lunchbox (The Finniverse series #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525646907
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Published: Yearling - March 2nd, 2021

Finn and his friends battle alien 6 foot locusts invading Earth from the other side of the galaxy through a wormhole. Great themes of friendship, seeing beyond bully’s actions, lies vs. truth.


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The Sculptress Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496720405
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Published: Kensington - February 23rd, 2021

Historical fiction at its best explores a time and place hidden from history books and newspapers, the personal and private stories of ordinary people in extraordinary times. Set in Boston and Paris, WWI, Emma uses her artistic gifts to reshape, literally and figuratively, the faces of men, faces forever disfigured by war. Who knew the art of sculpting and painting of metal masks even exited?


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Ladies of the House Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781525895968
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Published: Graydon House - February 9th, 2021

Very enjoyable! Family drama, sisters’ relationship, women’s choices set in the political world of DC.


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The Four Winds: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250178602
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 2nd, 2021

Wow! One of my favorite reads this year! The characters vividly came to life against the backdrop of the Texas Panhandle Dust Bowl skies and the deplorable conditions of the pickers camps in California! Great read!


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What Happens in Paradise Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316435543
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 15th, 2020

Second in this trilogy, What Happens In Paeadise brings Irene and her sons back to St. John to live permanently.  New jobs and romances, gentle winds and blue ocean, secrets and misunderstandings are the backdrop.  Waiting anxiously for the third book to conclude the story.


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The Wright Sister: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062993113
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 18th, 2020

Katharine Wright, beloved sister and fervent supporter of Wilbur and Orville Wright, suffragette, feminist, aspiring teacher, becomes Orville’s caretaker and support after the death of Wilbur. Katharine marries a mutual friend, and Orville becomes more and more reclusive finally cutting Katharine out of his life. A lovely historical novel, the letters to Orville and musings of a sister who endeavors to close the ever widening gap between the siblings.


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The Safe Place: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250264800
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 14th, 2020

A idyllic but remote estate with no outside communication where Nina and her daughter, a six year old with medical issues reside. Emily, an out of work actress, hired as housekeeper, nanny, and whatever else needs doing. But all is not as it seems. Dark secrets will surface. Well done!


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The Lost Diary of Venice: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984819482
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 9th, 2020

Historical fiction, romantic love stories at its best. A period of Venetian history I was unfamiliar with. A bookseller’s palimpsest restoration project. Engaging read!


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Montauk: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250301789
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 9th, 2020

Summer beach read!  Summer of 1938, the social season is in full swing in a newly-discovered vacation spot of the rich and famous: Montauk.  The gossip flows, a marriage falls apart, and a handsome light-housekeeper arrives for the hurricane of 1938.


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Grand: A Grandparent's Wisdom for a Happy Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781335015860
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Published: Hanover Square Press - May 5th, 2020

What wisdom does one impart to the generation that follows, or the next one after that? The subtitle, A grandparent’s wisdom for a happy life, says it all. And the chapters, Know Thyself, Never Stop Learning, To Love is to Live...lessons and musings and remembrances. Love this! Perfect gift for Grandparents Day!


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Surfside Sisters: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524798734
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 5th, 2020

Take me away to Nantucket!  Best friends from preschool, aspiring writers, grow up on this beautiful island.  Through high school angst, off-island college, following dreams . . . and love and boys and love!


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The Satapur Moonstone (A Perveen Mistry Novel) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781641291316
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Published: Soho Crime - March 10th, 2020

A mystery most satisfying set in the remote Sahyadri Mountains of India.  Sudden deaths, royal families, romance, and a gorgeous landscape!  What more could you ask for?


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The Library of Lost and Found Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778309826
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Published: Park Row - February 11th, 2020

I love Phaedra Potrick, and this is her third book!  Marta Stores' life is dedicated to the local library and helping others -- always volunteering.  Then, a book mysteriously left for her at the library opens up a whoe new world of adventure, love, and the discovery of long lost family.


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Two Girls, a Clock, and a Crooked House Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525644163
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

Exactly what the title suggests, two 10 year old girls time travel back 30 years with the help of an old clock found in a crooked house.  Whom they meet up with and how their journey helps avoid an ecological problem saves they town!


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Winter in Paradise Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316435536
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 17th, 2019

Another winner from a favorite writer! Loved the characters and location, St. John. I am inspired to book a vacation! Please tell me the second in the series will be published soon!


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Mythos (Stephen Fry's Greek Myths #1) Cover Image
By Stephen Fry (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781452178912
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 27th, 2019

Calling all readers intrigued by the myths and stories of the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece. Frye recalls the trials and triumphs the Olympians and their dealings with mere mortals.


Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735224315
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Published: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2019

Loved this book! Shaker Heights, Ohio is a beautiful, perfectly ordered community where everyone follows the rules and gets along...or do they? Mia and her teenage daughter rent an apartment owned by Elena Richardson and become involved with the four Richardson teenagers. Superb writing gently eases the reader into perect life of the Richardson family, with the one exception, daughter Izzy, and then exposes their thoughts, hidden secrets and vulnerabilities. A book most satisfying!


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Love and Ruin: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101967393
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 15th, 2019

Martha (Marty) Gellhorn, novelist and one of the Great War correspondents of the 20th century began her career at the side of Ernest Hemingway during the Spanish Civil War. From there, they pursued, both together and separately, war stories on the many fronts of the European continent. A passionate and stormy romance ensued, four years while Ernest was still married, and then a marriage that lasted just over four years. Both being wildly independent and competitive created conflicts in their marriage. Marty left. For 60 years she reported on conflicts around the world, from Europe to the Middle East, Vietnam to Central America. Failing eyesight in the 1990’s forced her to retire and she died in 1998 at the age of 89.


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The Perfect Score (The Perfect Score Series #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101938287
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Published: Yearling - October 9th, 2018

Loved this book! Sixth grade, middle school...trying to figure out who you are. The popular kid or the loner, the bully or the pleaser. New teachers, new classes and new tests everyone must pass. What happens when kids make the wrong decisions for the right reasons and what are the consequences?


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Jacky Ha-Ha Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316432535
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Published: Jimmy Patterson - September 26th, 2017

Patterson’s newest addition to his Middle School series introduces Jacky Ha-Ha-Hart, 12 years-old, 4th of seven sisters and 7th grade student with a stutter. Did I mention she’s the class clown? Trouble follows Jacky’s pranks and joking at school… and with a mom serving in the Army overseas, a dad working as a lifeguard but disappearing for hours on end… well, Jacky has more than she can handle.


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The Nightingale: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250080400
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 25th, 2017

A novel about women and friendship and families, set in France during the WII...a story that  resonates long after you finish!  Two sisters learning to live, love and fight back with courage  and conviction during the years of Nazi Occupation.  While, one risks her life helping downed  British and American pilots escape over the Pyrenees, her sister hides Jewish children from the  SS.


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