Monthly Archives: January 2020

A Man Called Smith by Tanya E Williams @tanya_breathes @suzyapbooktours @SuzyApproved #historicalfiction

Overview A battle-scarred father. A disillusioned daughter. Can a grieving widower rebuild his splintered family to find peace at last? South Dakota, 1949. WWII veteran John Smith longs for the life he lost after the tragic death of his wife … Continue reading

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Cartier’s Hope by M.J. Rose @AtriaBooks @MJRose #historicalfiction #review

Overview From M.J. Rose, New York Times bestselling author of Tiffany Blues, “a lush, romantic historical mystery” (Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale), comes a gorgeously wrought novel of ambition and betrayal set in the Gilded Age.  New York, 1910: A city of extravagant balls in … Continue reading

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Words I Never Wrote by Jane Thynne #review #historicalfiction @janethynne @randomhouse

Overview A chance discovery inside a vintage typewriter case reveals the gripping story of two sisters on opposite sides of World War II in this captivating novel for readers of Lilac Girls and The Women in the Castle. New York, present day: On … Continue reading

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Almost Just Friends by Jill Shalvis @jillshalvis @WmMorrowBooks #review #fiction

Overview New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis returns to Wildstone with the touching story of finding your place in the world—and the people who make it home. Piper Manning’s about as tough as they come, she’s had to be. She … Continue reading

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Whispers of War by Julia Kelly @gallerybooks #review #historicalfiction

Overview The start of World War II looms over three friends who struggle to remain loyal as one of them is threatened with internment by the British government, from the author of the “sweeping, stirring” (Kristin Harmel, internationally bestselling author … Continue reading

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Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain @D_Chamberlain @StMartinsPress #review #5stars

Overview From New York Times bestselling author Diane Chamberlain comes an irresistible new novel in Big Lies in a Small Town. North Carolina, 2018: Morgan Christopher’s life has been derailed. Taking the fall for a crime she did not commit, she finds herself … Continue reading

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Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict @sourcebooks #historicalfiction #bookexpo2019

Overview From Marie Benedict, the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Woman in the Room! An incredible novel that focuses on one of the people who had the most influence during World War I and World War II: Clementine Churchill.  … Continue reading

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All The Ways We Said Good Bye by Beatriz Williams, Laura Willig and Karen White @WmMorrowBooks #historicalfiction #review

Overview The New York Times bestselling authors of The Glass Ocean and The Forgotten Room return with a glorious historical adventure that moves from the dark days of two World Wars to the turbulent years of the 1960s, in which three women with bruised hearts find … Continue reading

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The Little Bookshop on the Seine by Rebecca Raisin @harlequinbooks #review #fiction

Overview It’s The Holiday on the Champs-Élysées in a great big love letter to Paris, charming old bookstores and happily-ever-afters! When bookshop owner Sarah Smith is offered the opportunity for a job exchange with her Parisian friend Sophie, saying yes is a … Continue reading

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First Cut by Judy Melinek and T.J. Mitchell @harlequinbooks #review #suspense #fiction

Overview For San Francisco’s newest medical examiner, Dr. Jessie Teska, it was supposed to be a fresh start. A new job in a new city. A way to escape her own dark past. Instead she faces a chilling discovery when … Continue reading

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