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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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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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Noah Barleywater Runs Away
Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Noah Barleywater Runs Away

In today’s parlance, Noah Barleywater Runs Away, John Boyne’s return to children’s literature, is a Pinocchio knockoff with a delightful, yet serious, 21st century tone.

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French Lessons
Fiction
Sunny Solomon

French Lessons

Ah, a bit of fluff, this French Lessons, A Novel? Not just French, but Paris lessons? We know it’s Paris from the book’s cover; the

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

What the Eyes Don’t See

WHAT THE EYES DON’T SEE The contributions of immigrants to the articulation of and striving towards the “American Dream” are unassailable. Those contributions are still

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

I have read and greatly admired all of Susan Vreeland’s novels describing actual artists and their struggles with artistic creation. In particular, I think she

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

Fierce Patriot

Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman The American Civil War lives on in our imaginations. A few of the war’s events can

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Fiction
Vivienne French

Perfect

It is 1972 in a small English country town. The year is important because it is a leap year and “time was out of joint

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

Victoria the Queen

VICTORIA THE QUEEN: AN INTIMATE BIOGRAPHY OF THE WOMAN WHO RULED AN EMPIRE The inevitable question I am asked: is the TV series recently aired

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Whole Town’s Talking

The Whole Town’s Talking When I taught creative writing, I always urged my students to think about audience. “Who will want to read what you

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Fiction
Dan Erwine

Night Film

Night Film is a private investigation thriller with touches of the supernatural. P. I. Scott McGrath has already damaged his reputation looking into the affairs of

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Behold the Dreamers

Not long ago, I reviewed Americanah, a novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about Nigerian immigrants and their American experiences. Imbolo Mbue’s Behold the Dreamers offers

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