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Russian Winter
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Russian Winter

RUSSIAN WINTER Years and years ago, I was served a roasted onion. I’ve never forgotten the crisp softness as I peeled away the layers, the

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The Magpie Murders
British Authors
Ann Ronald

Magpie Murders

MAGPIE MURDERS The Magpie Murders is Deliciously British! Anthony Horowitz’s mystery is set in a circumscribed Somerset village populated by a quarrelsome set of eccentric

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The Last Train to London
Reviews
Ann Ronald

The Last Train to London

THE LAST TRAIN TO LONDON The Last Train to London, Meg Waite Clayton’s well-researched and engaging historical fiction can introduce a reader to unsung heroes of

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Plant a Kiss
Children’s picture books
Aubrey Siino

Plant a Kiss

PLANT A KISS Plant a Kiss, perfect for Valentine’s Day, author Amy Krouse Rosenthal and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds have created a picture book that

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FLIGHT BEHAVIOR
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Flight Behavior

Barbara Kingsolver is at her best when she views a particular setting and its inhabitants through the eyes of a keenly perceptive female character. Writing

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

State of Wonder

Truthfully, I never ever have wondered what it would be like to delay menopause forever. It certainly never has occurred to me to want to

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History
Neal Ferguson

The Sleepwalkers

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe went to war in 1914 In the past century more than 25,000 books have been published about World War I and

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Books on books
Ann Ronald

The Bookseller

THE BOOKSELLER Ordinarily, I distrust a narrative strategy such as the one Cynthia Swanson employs for her novel, The Bookseller. The protagonist, co-owner of a

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

Hillbilly Elegy

HILLBILLY  – A MEMOIR OF FAMILY AND A CULTURE IN CRISIS: Traditionally, an elegy is a poem or song of lamentation. Although neither a poem

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

America’s First Daughter

America’s First Daughter – From Monticello to Jefferson’s White House, She Shaped the Legacy of a Nation Patsy Jefferson’s mother died when her daughter was

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History
Neal Ferguson

Pacific

Pacific – Silicon Chips and Surf Boards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers Simon

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Authors of color
Brandy Burgess

Lazaretto

Lazaretto What does it truly mean to be black (or not) and why does it matter? Lazaretto by Diane Mckinney-Whetstone challenges these questions and more.

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Moonglow
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Moonglow

MOONGLOW While I was reading Michael Chabon’s Moonglow, I found myself growing impatient. The circuitous storyline, which drifted in time and often wound in on

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