Twentieth Century

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“Schellman’s fans will, no doubt, like Last Call at the Nightingale in spite of it not being her best story.”

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The Foundling touches on important issues like women’s autonomy, racism, classism, and anti-Semitism, as well as other social justice issues.”

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Constance Halstead knows something is wrong. Her husband, Benton, is demanding money from her trust fund, and her refusals are making him irate.

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“The book highlights the bravery, courage, and determination of a female doctor ahead of her time, saving broken bones as well as broken souls. Every woman's heroine.

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All the Lights Above Us covers approximately the 24 hours of D-Day, almost minute-by-minute, through the eyes of five disparate women in England, France, and Germany whose lives are upende

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“Thornton’s strong writing and seamless plotting compel the reader to keep reading, both to find out what happened to Elizabeth in her youth and to uncover the connection between the former

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Engaging, suspenseful, courageous, and brimming with a warm heart, Take My Hand will stay with you long after the last page.”

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This moving tale commences in the present time with Cassie Simmons, the assistant curator at the Maison François Baby House Museum in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

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“With a gentle hand, Ella Shane draws back the curtain revealing that crime does exist in her world, while at the same time showing that goodness and mercy also abide.”

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At first glance, the new novel by Anne Tyler, French Braid, breaks all the rules of exemplary fiction.

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Kerri Maher’s The Paris Bookseller is a worthy homage to Sylvia Beach and a love letter to all bookstores, libr

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“Schnader’s writing is multi-sensual and powerful.”

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“a tale of love—platonic, familial, romantic—and of forgiveness and growth, along with acceptance of what life doles out.”

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“Do. Not. Miss. This. Book.”

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“a fascinating piece of writing from a master storyteller”

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“Hyperbole and exaggeration are the definition of camp, an air of performance also part of the package, and Walker’s characters obligingly give the impression of always being always in desp

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

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

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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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“Beatriz Williams deftly fits together the characters, stories, and themes that the narrative services into a cohesive whole.

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