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Biography
Neal Ferguson

Elizabeth of York

 Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World Alison Weir, author of fourteen books on Medieval and Renaissance Britain, has now written about nearly

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Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

The Mare

THE MARE For those of us who know what it’s like to love horses, The Mare is so much more than another story about a

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Elephant Company
Biography
Neal Ferguson

Elephant Company

Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Save Lives in World War II What do Elephants really want?

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The Paper Bag Princess
Children’s early and middle readers
Aubrey Siino

The Paper Bag Princess

The Paperbag Princess, A twist to the knight and princess tale. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert N. Munsch and illustrated by Michael Martchenko is

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Nonfiction
Ann Ronald

Trainwreck

Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear . . . and Why Trainwrecks, Sady Doyle metaphorically muses, are women who have lost

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Baker’s Daughter

The Baker’s Daughter is about as complex a novel as the title seems simple. The daughter is Elsie Schmidt of Garmisch, Germany. The novel’s Prologue

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

A Man in Uniform

The back cover describes Kate Taylor’s A Man in Uniform as a “book deeply engaging for readers of mysteries as well as upmarket historical fiction.”

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Military History
Ann Ronald

Drift

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power If you enjoy watching “The Rachel Maddow Show” each evening on MSNBC (and I do), you will relish

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Hiding Place
British Authors
Ann Ronald

The Hiding Place

THE HIDING PLACE I could review C. J. Tudor’s novel, The Hiding Place, in just four words. Rosemary’s Baby on Steroids. Except that wouldn’t be

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

Full Body Burden

“The body is an organ of memory, holding traces of all our experiences. The land, too, carries the burden of all its changes. To truly

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