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The Trumpets of Jericho

by Philip J. Kowalski

This is a significant book that resurrects a painful past and makes pertinent a little-known but crucial act of rebellion at Auschwitz. "The Trumpets of Jericho" by J. Michael Dolan is a complex historical novel that examines the revolt... Read More

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The Indigo Girl

by Hilary Daninhirsch

Boyd paints a vivid portrait of a young woman entrepreneur’s defiant and revolutionary spirit. Natasha Boyd’s "The Indigo Girl" introduces an all-but-forgotten, real-life historical figure, Eliza Lucas, while providing a fascinating... Read More

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Across the China Sea

by Meg Nola

A quietly luminous narrative follows five displaced children and reimagines the notion of family. In Gaute Heivoll’s "Across the China Sea", a son returns to his childhood home in rural Norway, prepared to clean out the house following... Read More

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In the Distance

by Susan Waggoner

Håkan is so expressively drawn that his bouts of loneliness, heartache, and shame vibrate off the page. A Swedish immigrant, the American West, and the powers of fate unite in Hernan Diaz’s stunning novel, "In the Distance". In the... Read More

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This Is How It Begins

by Aimee Jodoin

Dempsey appeals not just to the intellect but to the heart, in this incredibly timely novel about tolerance. In a time when religious liberty is on trial, "This Is How It Begins" is an extraordinarily pertinent novel dripping in suspense... Read More

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