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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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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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What Happens in Paradise Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316435574
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 8th, 2019

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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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!


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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Father's Day: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062408952
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 25th, 2017

Fathers and daughters share a special bond of love, sealed by memories, ordinary and extraordinary. Harvey's parents died in an automobile accident when she was just six. Her only living relative, Uncle Jason, a man with both a questionable past and living situation, reluctantly becomes her guardian. Small steps, then bigger steps...and as the years pass, Harvey and Jason grow up together, maturing and evolving. Harvey, now an adult, treats Jason to a basket of Father's Day presents, reminding them both of memories from her childhood and the love that binds them. And one final present will seal that bond forever.


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We Are Unprepared Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778319436
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Published: Mira Books - August 30th, 2016

In the northern reaches of Vermont, Ash and Pia, recent transplants from New York, settle into small town life and contemplate starting a family.  A few months later, news of "The Storm" shatters all their dreams.  How do they react to news of the impending, devastating climatic event?  Fanatic prepper?  Government follower?  And then "The Storm" erupts...and the choices made before, during and after The Storm change them as individuals, their marriage, and what's important in life to each of them.


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Mystic Summer: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476777696
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - June 7th, 2016

Maggie Griffin moves home for the summer to Mystic, CT after losing her teaching job in an upscale Boston suburb.  Is it chance or fate that she keeps running into her high school sweetheart and his young daughter?  Fun, light summer read!


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A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062220561
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 23rd, 2016

Personal tragedy entices Maisie Dobbs to return to sleuthing in the eleventh book of Winspear’s  series. The setting: Gibraltar, the “Rock”.  The time: 1937.  The politics:  the “Rock”, a strategic  defense point for Britain, while in Spain, the Civil War is raging and Germany is ramping up its  military.  Maisie discovers a body and the search for the murderer enables Maisie  to rediscover  her passion and gift for finding the truth. 


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The Nightingale: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312577223
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 3rd, 2015

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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Six Years Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451414113
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Published: Dutton - February 11th, 2014

Six years ago Jake's girlfriend and one true love, Natalie, suddenly marries another man and calmly asks Jake to "leave us alone."  Fast forward six years to the husband's funeral (murdered) and his wife, visibly mourning, is definitely not Natalie.  Figuring "leave us alone" no longer applies, Jake searches for Natalie, who has disappeared without a trace ...


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The Silver Palate Cookbook  Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780761145974
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 20th, 2007

Originally purchased in the 1990’s, my copy is now a bit tattered and splattered.  Delicious  recipes with a flair to gourmet...simple, readily available ingredients.  Try the Chicken Marabella,  Ginger Candies Carrots, Glazed Lemon Cake!


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