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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Alice I Have Been

Can you remember when you first read Alice in Wonderland? Ever wonder about Alice? Or how Mr. Dodgson (aka Lewis Carroll) came to write such

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Becoming Jane Eyre

Becoming Jane Eyre is a smashing book and a welcome addition to the growing body of work on the Brontë sisters. Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre was

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Between Shades of Gray

Between Shades of Gray, Ruta Sepetys’ debut novel is not to be missed. It’s been published as a young adult novel, but it is a

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Historical Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Paris Wife

Paula McLain has written a rather spectacular piece of historical fiction in her rendering of Hadley Richardson’s marriage to American literary legend Ernest Hemingway. The

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Devil’s Company

I can’t imagine why it’s taken me so long to climb on the David Liss bandwagon, but whatever the reason, I’m glad I did. For

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a mercy
Fiction
Sunny Solomon

A Mercy

“Don’t be afraid. My telling can’t hurt you in spite of what I have done…” This is Nobel winner Morrison at her visceral and poetic

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Sunny Solomon

The Monsters of Templeton

When I wrote this review in November of 2008, I declared Lauren Groff, the author of The Monsters of Templeton, The Most Wildly Imaginative Novelist

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Song Yet Sung
Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Song Yet Sung

SONG YET SUNG “On a grey morning in March 1850, a colored slave named Liz Spocott dreamed of the future. And it was not pleasant.”

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