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Midnight At The Bright Ideas Book Store

Midnight At The Bright Ideas Book Store by Matthew J. Sullivan

Midnight At The Bright Ideas Book Store by Matthew J. Sullivan Book Blurb: Lydia Smith lives her life hiding in plain sight. A clerk at the Bright Ideas bookstore, she keeps a meticulously crafted existence among her beloved books, eccentric colleagues, and the BookFrogs—the lost and lonely regulars who spend every day marauding the store’s […]

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Lilli De Jong

Lilli De Jong by Janet Benton

Lilli De Jong by Janet Benton– 352 pages Book Blurb: Pregnant, abandoned by her lover, and banished from her Quaker home and teaching position, Lilli de Jong enters a charity for wronged women to deliver her child. She is stunned at how much her infant needs her and at how quickly their bond overpowers her […]

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Before We Were Yours

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate– 352 pages Book Blurb: Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shanty boat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. […]

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The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane

The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See– 384 pages ARC courtesy of author Book Blurb: Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. There is ritual and routine, and it has been ever thus for generations. Then one day a jeep appears at the village gate—the […]

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The Orphan Keeper

The Orphan Keeper by Camron Wright

The Orphan Keeper by Camron Wright– 432 pages ARC from NetGalley and Shadow Mountain Book Blurb: Seven-year-old Chellamuthu’s life is forever changed when he is kidnapped from his village in India, sold to a Christian orphanage, and then adopted by an unsuspecting couple in the United States. It takes months before the boy can speak […]

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Karolina's Twins

Karolina’s Twins by Ronald H. Balson

Karolina’s Twins by Ronald H. Balson – 320 pages ARC from St. Martins Press and Ronald H. Balson Book Blurb: Lena Woodward, an elderly woman, enlists the help of both lawyer Catherine Lockhart and private investigator Liam Taggart to appraise the story of her harrowing past in Nazi occupied Poland. At the same time, Lena’s […]

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