The Capture, Tom Isbell, Harper Teen — Fugitives Hope, Book, Cat and their comrades turned back from the verge of safety in order to free other Sisters and Less Thans from the clutches of the Western Federation Read more »
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Vonnegut Novels 1987 – 1997, Sidney Offit Editor, Library of America – Kurt Vonnegut’s final three novels, written in the late 1980s and early 1990s and released in a single volume by the Library of America, feature his bold futurist and darkly pessimistic views laced with blunt humor Read more »
Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War, Various Authors, William Morrow – These centenary years of the Great War have a particular poignancy. Few families in the combatant nations escaped the heartache of losing a loved one in the “war to end all wars.” Read more »
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Echo Echo, Marilyn Singer, Dial Books – Marilyn Singer is the creator of the “Reverso Poem,” which is poetry which can be read both up and down, often yielding very different meanings Read more »
He Will Be My Ruin, K. A. Tucker, Atria–Maggie Sparkes was in Africa working on a charitable project when she heard her best friend had committed suicide Read more »
The Case of the Fickle Mermaid, P.J.Brackston, Pegasus Crime — Gretel (yes, that Gretel) of Gesternstadt is off on another case. This time she travels far from her home in Bavaria to help Captain Tobias Ziegler of the “cruise ship” Arabella and solve the mystery of his missing sailors.
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So Close to Home, Michael J Tougias & Alison O’Leary, Pegasus Books–Early 1942 was a terrible time for shipping off the Eastern Seaboard Read more »
Angels Burning, Tawni O’Dell, Gallery Books — Police Chief Dove Carnahan watches over her hometown of Buchanan, PA with a benevolent eye Read more »
Unbecoming , Rebecca Scherm, Penguin Books — To her boss and fellow workers she’s Julie from California. Just another American girl, living quietly in France without a visa, staying under the radar in the Parisian workshop where she repairs and restores antiques Read more »