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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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Glory Over Everything

Glory Over Everything by Kathleen Grissom

Glory Over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House by Katheen Grissom – 370 pages Book Blurb: This new, stand-alone novel opens in 1830, and Jamie, who fled from the Virginian plantation he once called home, is passing in Philadelphia society as a wealthy white silversmith. After many years of striving, Jamie has achieved acclaim and security, […]

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The Opposite Of Everyone

The Opposite Of Everyone by Joshilyn Jackson

The Opposite Of Everyone by Joshilyn Jackson – 352 pages Book Blurb: Born in Alabama, Paula Vauss spent the first decade of her life on the road with her free-spirited young mother, Kai, an itinerant storyteller who blended Hindu mythology with Southern Oral Tradition to re-invent their history as they roved. But everything, including Paula’s […]

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The Bourbon Thief

The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz

The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz– 384 pages Book Blurb: When Cooper McQueen wakes up from a night with a beautiful stranger, it’s to discover he’s been robbed. The only item stolen—a million-dollar bottle of bourbon. The thief, a mysterious woman named Paris, claims the bottle is rightfully hers. After all, the label itself says […]

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An Undisturbed Peace

An Undisturbed Peace by Mary Glickman

An Undisturbed Peace by Mary Glickman – 472 pages Book Blurb: Abrahan Bento Sassaporta Naggar has traveled to America from the filthy, Jew-hating streets of East London in search of a better life. But Abe’s visions of a privileged apprenticeship in the Sassaporta Brothers’ empire based in Savannah, Georgia, are soon replaced with the grim […]

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Slave And Sister

Slave and Sister by Sabra Waldfogel

Slave And Sister by Sabra Waldfogel– 367 pages Book Blurb: Adelaide Mannheim and her slave Rachel have grown up with a shameful secret. Adelaide’s father is Rachel’s father, too. Their secret shadows their girlhood together and follows them into Adelaide’s marriage. As the Civil War breaks out, Adelaide’s husband falls in love with Rachel, and […]

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The Sound of Glass

The Sound Of Glass by Karen White

The Sound Of Glass by Karen White– 432 pages Book Blurb: It has been two years since the death of Merritt Heyward’s husband, Cal, when she receives unexpected news—Cal’s family home in Beaufort, South Carolina, bequeathed by Cal’s reclusive grandmother, now belongs to Merritt. Charting the course of an uncertain life—and feeling guilt from her […]

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