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Fiction Review: A Gilded Lady, by Elizabeth Camden

Synopsis Caroline Delacroix is at the pinnacle of Washington high society in her role as secretary to the First Lady of the United States. But beneath the facade of her beauty, glamorous wardrobe, and dazzling personality, she’s hiding a terrible … Continue reading

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Review: What Momma Left Behind, by Cindy Sproles

Synopsis In the face of overwhelming obstacles, she’ll need courage, grit, and a tender heart Worie Dressar is seventeen years old when influenza and typhoid ravage her Appalachian Mountain community in 1877, leaving behind a growing number of orphaned children … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: James Monroe: A Life, by Tim McGrath

Synopsis Monroe lived a life defined by revolutions. From the battlefields of the War for Independence, to his ambassadorship in Paris in the days of the guillotine, to his own role in the creation of Congress’s partisan divide, he was … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: Catastrophes and Heroes: True Stories of Man-Made Disasters, by Jerry Borrowman

Synopsis A century of the industrial age saw unprecedented leaps in technology and engineering, from the first flight of an airplane to the first flight of humans to the moon. But alongside these awe-inspiring achievements were horrible disasters caused by … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: City of London at War 1939-45

Synopsis The City of London was always going to be an obvious target for German bombers during the Second World War. What better way for Nazi Germany to spread fear and panic amongst the British people than by attacking their … Continue reading

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