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Beyond the Ghetto Gates

by Karen Rigby

Though it is set in turbulent times, "Beyond the Ghetto Gates" is a timeless coming-of-age story. A teenager’s world is upturned as she’s pulled between her timeless desire and her sense of family duty in Michelle Cameron’s... Read More

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Legacy

by Edith Wairimu

"Legacy" is a moving historical novel in which a multiracial woman faces a bevy of challenges. In Carolyn Westergren’s compelling historical novel "Legacy", a woman of mixed ancestry struggles to establish herself in an era that’s... Read More

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In the Beginning

by Holly Jordan

"In the Beginning" is a compelling story of family and social evolution. Jaime Reyes’s historical novel "In the Beginning" begins in 40,000 BCE as Og, the leader of his Neandertal tribe, uses his lifetime of knowledge to create the... Read More

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This Day Is Ours

by Claire Foster

Enriched by historical details and high-stakes adventures, "This Day Is Ours" is a masterful romance set in America’s early days. Fast-paced and lively as an unbroken filly, Gretchen Jeannette’s "This Day Is Ours" is a Robin... Read More

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I Was Hitler’s Baker

by Kristine Morris

"I Was Hitler’s Baker" is a disturbing and timely historical novel in which a driven, cruel, and merciless man rises to power. In Glenn Peterson’s compelling historical novel "I Was Hitler’s Baker", an ordinary man has a chilling... Read More

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Nyasala

by Michelle Anne Schingler

The daily realities of war-torn Sudan are recorded in the detail-heavy novel "Nyasala". Hugo Jackson’s novel "Nyasala" focuses on the struggles and persistence of a few exemplary individuals within Sudan’s complicated war zones. As... Read More

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Off Island

by Karen Rigby

Lara Tupper’s melancholy alternative history combines the romance of visionary, socially outlying artists with down-to-earth events that reveal them as fallible people. "Off Island" reimagines Paul Gauguin’s final year and connects... Read More

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