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Salmon River Kid

by Kristine Morris

The Idaho backcountry becomes another rich character in this tale developed with knowledge and skill. "Salmon River Kid" is Joseph Dorris’s historical novel of a boy’s growth into manhood as he mines for gold amid the dangers and the... Read More

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by Susan Waggoner

"Eden" is an atmosphere-rich, thoroughly satisfying story of family connections. Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg’s "Eden" is an inviting and cozy family saga, the perfect book to settle in to. Being a widow is tough enough, but even tougher... Read More

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When It's Over

by Jessie Horness

Thoughtful, touching storytelling provides a balm and resonance for our most human selves. Set against the backdrop of WWII, When It’s Over is a poignant story that examines how history defines our humanity, and that explores... Read More

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Into the White

by Catherine Thureson

"Into the White" is a thoughtful and satisfying account of the the Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole. "Into the White" tells the harrowing and tragic tale of Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova expedition to Antarctica. The book... Read More

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by Gary Presley

"Isaac" is profound and consequential historical fiction. Robert Karmon’s "Isaac" is a moving tale of a young Polish Jew trapped during the Holocaust, a person who joins anti-Nazi partisans out of necessity, only to be confronted again... Read More

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