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You know you’ve got a great book in your hands when you update your partner on the story at each meal and follow them around the house during the day reading out special passages.

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Americans have always been enraptured royal followers.

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“The quality and clarity of Ritt's writing and delivery are truly superb. Readers will feel like they're watching a movie.”

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“Allott delivers her intricate and suspenseful story with the voice of a literary writer.

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Looking for an escape from quarantine boredom, but want to minimize your screen time?  Then Hillary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light, the final, nearly 800-page volume of her bestselling,

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“Weir is a respected historian, an expert on the Tudor line, and she applies her creative imagination to present a novel that is hard to put down.”

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“Almost everything about The King of Warsaw is gripping . . .”

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The Book of Longings is well named, well inspired, and well imagined—a superlative effort from a writer at the top of her game.”

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This short story collection by Newbery Award-winner Madeleine L’Engle, published posthumously by her granddaughter, is aimed more at L’Engle scholars and devoted fans than recreational readers fami

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“two love stories seen as a continuing parable, of men in two centuries adjusting to the changing world around them, while each comes to terms with the environment in his own way.”

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“an extra ordinarily charming adaptation of one the most overlooked and most important people in Jane Austen’s life . . .”

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In the final weeks of World War II, when Walter Kempowski was 15 years old, he watched tens of thousands of his fellow Germans scramble westward through his hometown from their once-conquered terri

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“A worthy read for those who love plot twists and Elizabethan history.”

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Laura Joh Rowland switches from 17th century Japan to 1890s London in her memorable new series featuring a likeable trio of crime scene photographers for the Daily World newspaper.

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The Night Watchman is above all a story of resilience. . . .

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“This book is slated as the start of a new series and holds great promise to be a good one.”

Amid the screaming, bloody chaos of war, what’s one more dead body?

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“Discover a brooding and eerie gothic tale of a wonderland filled with something other than wonder, and a fairyland that is dark and dangerous.”

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Dhananjaya Rajaratnam, also known as Danny, lives in Sydney, Australia. He’s an illegal immigrant trying to remain in the shadows, unnoticed and undiscovered.

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“an astonishing book.”

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“a nuanced exploration of family jealousies, mental illness, and repercussions that reverberate throughout generations.”

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“this novel is definitely a page-turner.”

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“Chiavaroli does a good job of tying up the various loose ends she has created.

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“Whether sharing a piece of history or capturing the theme of this fictional book through the words of a character, Allende beautifully reveals the mastery of her prose

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My Red Heaven is inspired by a painting of the same by Otto Fruendlich that is abstract and wonderful.

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“a shattering portrayal of utter loneliness, guilt, and despair.”

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