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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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The Bequest

by Hilary Daninhirsch

Nicole Graves is a charming and straight-shooting heroine who reads like a grown-up Nancy Drew. Readers who were first introduced to Nicole Graves in The Swap will be delighted to catch up with her again in Nancy Boyarsky’s "The... Read More

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The Girl Who Was Taken

by Hilary Daninhirsch

Grisly details and uncommon perspectives make this a psychologically captivating mystery, if not one for the squeamish. Charlie Donlea’s "The Girl Who Was Taken" is a uniquely premised, pulse-pounding, psychological thriller about... Read More

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A Garden Wall in Provence

by Hilary Daninhirsch

"A Garden Wall in Provence" is a pleasing romp through the countryside of France, complete with quirky neighbors and croissants. Carrie Jane Knowles’s "A Garden Wall in Provence" is an utterly charming novella about mothers and... Read More

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The Lemon Jell-O Syndrome

by Hilary Daninhirsch

A funny, touching story is enlivened by literary techniques that will delight word nerds. A quirky but lovable word nerd develops an unusual neurological syndrome, in Man Martin’s "The Lemon Jell-O Syndrome", an intelligent, whimsical... Read More

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Renato After Alba

by Hilary Daninhirsch

It is fulfilling to accompany this charming narrator on his journey of transformation. A journey through intense grief is at the heart of Eugene Mirabelli’s deeply affecting novel, "Renato After Alba", a standalone follow-up to Renato... Read More

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