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The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood

The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood– 354 pages Book Blurb: Ava’s twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group’s goal […]

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America's First Daughter

America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie

America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Komoie – 624 pages Book Blurb: From her earliest days, Patsy Jefferson knows that though her father loves his family dearly, his devotion to his country runs deeper still. As Thomas Jefferson’s oldest daughter, she becomes his helpmate, protector, and constant companion in the wake of her […]

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The Curious Charms Of Arthur Pepper

The Curious Charms Of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick–331 pages Book Blurb: Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray slacks and mustard sweater vest, waters his fern, Frederica, and heads […]

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Lilac Girls

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly- 496 pages ARC courtesy of Netgalley and Ballantine Books Book Blurb: New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. An ocean away from Caroline, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, senses her carefree youth disappearing […]

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