The Lincoln Conspiracy

The Lincoln Conspiracy

January 5, 2021

Prolific writer, Brad Meltzer, strikes again with The Lincoln Conspiracy

I enjoy that Meltzer has entered the adult non-fiction category—The First Conspiracy and now The Lincoln Conspiracy—exploring lesser known conspiracies that happened in...

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Tried & True Book Club Reads

Tried & True Book Club Reads

December 8, 2020

I’ve belonged to a book club for over 17 years. Women have come and gone, but the dynamic stays the same. It is a group of women in their 50’s brought together by a love of reading. We also understand the importance of our relationships within the...

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Bibliophile Mystery

Bibliophile Mystery

November 24, 2020

The mystery genre loves a good series, with many fan favorites going well past twenty books in a series. As a reader, this is pretty awesome—find an author and a character you like, and settle in for a regular dose of reading joy. This applies to ...

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Poison Eaters

Poison Eaters

November 10, 2020

Gail Jarrow strikes again with another inventive non-fiction book. In The Poison Eaters you will be transported to the late 1800s where more people are moving from farms, where they grew their own food, to cities, where they must trust an unregula...

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A Deadly Inside Scoop

A Deadly Inside Scoop

October 27, 2020

Mysteries are my jam. In high school, I would rush home from soccer practice just so that I could catch Murder She Wrote reruns. Cozy mysteries are essentially Murder She Wrote in book form—quick reads, with minimal violence, featuring everyday pe...

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The Invisible Library

The Invisible Library

October 6, 2020

Irene is a Librarian. And if that sounds dull, you don't know the first thing about librarians, and certainly nothing about the Librarians who work for The Library. The Library procures and houses literature from different realities. Normal libra...

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Roses

Roses

September 22, 2020

In the first forty pages of Leila Meacham’s Roses, Mary, our story’s matriarch, commits an injustice against her granddaughter, makes a pass at her ex-boyfriend’s grandson, and then dies before she can hide evidence of an illegal act. Many compa...

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Tudor England: Royals and Intrigue

Tudor England: Royals and Intrigue

September 8, 2020

People have always been interested in the lives of royals, and in my opinion no period has more intrigue than Tudor England. It is fascinating to read about Henry the VIII and his wives, and this period’s plethora of “leading ladies,” such as Mary...

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Once More We Saw Stars

Once More We Saw Stars

August 25, 2020

On an ordinary day, two year old Greta, sitting on a bench with her grandmother, is struck by a piece of masonry that falls from an 8th floor windowsill. Greta’s death is a parent’s worst nightmare, but it is Jayson Greene’s truth.

In Once ...

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New Books You May Have Missed

New Books You May Have Missed

August 11, 2020

In all the Coronavirus chaos over the past few months, staying up-to-date on new books has understandably not made many people's to-do list. And while it's likely you still heard about new releases by heavy-hitters like Patterson, Baldacci, and Co...

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