Families

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Lynette’s alarm goes off at 3:15 a.m. She is 30 years old. She wears ten-year-old sweats and wool socks to bed. Her room’s warmth depends on a portable heater; it doesn’t work very well.

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“A unique and heartfelt story that taps into an uncommon family dynamic, showcasing how love is resilient and healing, even among the broken and the brokenhearted.”

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“The swoon-worthy Roman backdrop, filled with plenty of sunsets, cathedrals, and villas, reflects the classic romantic themes of love, sacrifice, and redemption.”

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Ilana Masad’s debut novel All My Mother’s Lovers is an in-depth exploration of family dynamics, the miscommunications and resentments that sometimes span lifetimes, and the moments of rede

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As an only child, Caroline Porter always wanted a sibling—specifically a sister, but that didn’t happen.

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When a writer decides to base his novel’s plot around a middle-class Jewish kid’s coming of age adventure on Long Island in 1970, it’s not a promising sign.

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How Beautiful We Were is a masterful piece of storytelling with multiple storylines . . .”

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How Beautiful We Were is a masterful piece of storytelling with multiple storylines . . .”

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“This is a timely read for those looking to face life’s darkest truths and learn the lessons our ancestors want us to hear.”

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“The novel’s beautiful conclusion leaves hope that families divided by culture and geography will reunite.”

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Marvelous and painful, truthful and penetrating, this novel, with every page, requires the reader to sense, to live in and cherish the present moment.

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“The world that Mytting brings the reader into is a lost world of simplicity and harshness and a stunning beauty where almost everything is within plain sight, and yet almost nothing can be

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The Fortunate Ones is a fathoms-deep exploration of love, loyalty, and the ties that bind, written masterfully from all angles.

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“A lovely, gorgeously set, romantic story sure to charm lovers of historical fiction with its joie de vivre and savoir faire.”

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The Chanel Sisters is a well-researched historical fiction that depicts France’s Belle Epoch and post-war change.

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Have you ever not wanted a book to end? Were disappointed that the characters are gone from your life?

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“an entrancing family story and a surprising adventure. Gregory’s female characters are, as always, clearly human, deeply thoughtful, and driven by their own desires and agency.

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Mother for Dinner is a deeply uncomfortable novel. At times, it’s funny. At others, it’s a too-accurate examination of family ties. It’s also. . . about eating human flesh . . .

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“this story sends a message of the bygone days, while offering laughter, insight, fear, pain, and a deep and abiding friendship.”

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You like this character, she’s under your skin; you want to go on this journey with her. And then she says, “I’ve decided to die.” It’s only page 27.

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“. . . supremely skilled writing even though the plot goes missing in action early on.”

This is an odd duck of a book, no question about it.

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With everything going on in our world these days, chances are you’ve not thought much about the many difficult issues surrounding adoption.

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What would you do if you were in a plane crash, but managed to survive? Being so close to death, it's only logical anyone would reassess their life.

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“The Boy in the Field is a literary mystery novel. . . . Just not the kind that focuses on what happens on a patch of land, a highway, or even a country.

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Beneficence, Meredith Hall’s first novel, appears 13 years after her prize-winning memoir Without a Map.

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