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Me Before You
British Authors
Sunny Solomon

Me Before You

ME BEFORE YOU British novelist Jojo Moyes has written more than a romantic novel with Me Before You. The story takes place in a small

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

The Faraway Nearby

THE FARAWAY NEARBY Rebecca Solnit’s collection of nature essays The Faraway Nearby has a distinctive, graceful prose style that in some passages leaves this reader giddy with

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History
Neal Ferguson

Five Came Back

Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War December 7, 1941 came and five Hollywood directors went. John Ford, George Stevens,

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Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

Brown Girl Dreaming

Award-wining author Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming may have been published for middle and young adult readers, but this is a book for every reader,

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Fiction
Neal Ferguson

Redeployment

In Redeployment, Phil Klay joins some heady company in American writing about war. His short stories here may be favorably compared with those of Tim

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Military History
Neal Ferguson

The Taste of War

The Taste of War: World War Two and the Battle for Food Admittedly, I take food for granted. Supermarket tomatoes and peaches tend to slice

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Autobiography/Memoir
Brandy Burgess

Brown Girl Dreaming

BROWN GIRL DREAMING Each day a new world opens itself up to you. And all the worlds you are. . . . . .gather into

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British Authors
Neal Ferguson

Testament of Youth

Vera Brittain was in many ways a typical female product of a slightly repressive, prosperous, late Victorian family. Despite the potential stultification, she developed an

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Under the Harrow

UNDER THE HARROW  –  A HARROWING TALE OF GRIEF Flynn Berry adopts her title from a C. S. Lewis classic, A Grief Observed: “Come, what

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Girl Before

The Girl Before The first mystery to be solved: who is JP Delaney?  Before writing any book review, I generally check online to see what

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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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