Historical Fiction

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Disquiet by Zulfu Livaneli, Turkey’s bestselling author as well as noted political advocate, is a short but powerful novel that might well be described as a political treatise wrapped in a

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“a reminder that the right to vote was not a thing given, but a battle hard fought and won.”

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“one tightly connected braid of liberty/imprisonment in forms that are political, physical, societal, emotional, and psychological.

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“Any readers who enjoyed the mix of romance, intrigue, and medical accuracy of Call the Midwife will love The War Nurse.”

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“The Personal Librarian is a good, well-paced creative nonfiction book about a real person that will snag the reader and hold his or her attention from beginning t

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Jonathan Lee’s fourth novel, The Great Mistake, opens in slyly reportorial fashion, queuing up both a dense biographical backstory and a baffling murder: “The last attempt on the life of A

“In a page-turning vicious and psychological death spiral, Hour of the Witch will surprise with plot twists and character arcs stunning in their visual details.”

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“In a tumultuous time of instability and uncertainty, Nathan Harris brings to the foreground humanity’s aptitude for survival, compassion, and goodwill even in their darkest hour.”

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In the summer of 1981 came the New York Times’ article about “Forty-one homosexuals turning up in emergency rooms with a spectrum of mysterious and lethal symptoms.” Forty years later ther

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A young, Black woman in Parsons, Georgia, raised by her grandmother and living somewhat contentedly in a community of God-fearing good folk comes of age in 1936, surrounded by a world built on slav

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“For the reader who expects an exciting spy thriller, this book does not deliver. The plot is less exciting, but Starford’s premise holds water.”

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Readers can count on bestselling author Jessica Anya Blau for a breezy coming-of-age story about a nice, middle-class, teenage girl who learns about life during a tumultuous summer with an offbeat

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“Once one gets past the first half of the story, the pages begin to turn in more rapid succession.”

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Leonora in the Morning Light is less a story about love, and more a story about finding your own authentic voice.

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As quietly as snow falling on “every tip of the picket fence that leaned drunkenly toward the road, . . .

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This book is a good example of how packaging and promotion can hit or miss with an audience.

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“For most immigrants, the streets of America’s urban communities were paved with stones, not gold.” 

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Today, many are upset and confused by the current situation due to the COVID virus and the political unrest we are facing. However, nothing can compare to the suffering and atrocities that occurred

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“For those who want a close-up portrait of a complex society with a rich history and plenty of contradictions, My Old Home is an excellent place to begin.”

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“What he did see—and described in sharp, yet understated, detail—was the growing panic and slow loss of innocence among German Jews.”

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Set in the criminal shadow world behind luxury hotels, Eve Out of Her Ruins by Ananda Devi follows four friends in their attempt to transcend the poverty and violence of their surroundings

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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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The Twilight Zone is a novel about the long and brutal dictatorship led by Augusto Pinochet in Chile from 1973 to 1990, yes.

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Most historians agree that the Reconstruction—the attempt to build a more equitable country following the Civil War—ultimately failed.

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