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La Sagouine

by Julia Jenkins

Humor, humility, and subtle wisdom pour from this rich translation. Antonine Maillet (Pélagie-la-Charrette; Don l’Orignal) is perhaps best known for "La Sagouine", an icon of Acadian literature, translated from the French by Wayne... Read More

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Wolf's Mouth

by Julia Jenkins

This breathlessly paced, plot-driven action novel covers a wide range of historical, geographical, and emotional ground. With Wolf’s Mouth, John Smolens offers suspense, intricate plotting, sweeping historical subjects, violence, love,... Read More

Book Review

The Darling

by Julia Jenkins

A complex and disarming young woman follows her heart, lust, and taste for adventure in an unusual route to maturity and self-actualization. Lorraine M. López’s "The Darling" is a coming-of-age story in the time-honored tradition, a... Read More

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Worlds Between

by Julia Jenkins

This is an engaging and sympathetic tale of families and cultures, and the choices that shape them. Carl Nordgren’s "Worlds Between" is the second in the River of Lakes series, which began with The 53rd Parallel. With dual settings in... Read More

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The Last September

by Julia Jenkins

As a literary novel of both suspense and emotion, this flashback-filled murder mystery has broad appeal. "The Last September", by Nina de Gramont, portrays an immediately gripping world of secrets, trauma, and conflicting loyalties.... Read More

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The Savage Professor

by Julia Jenkins

This dark thriller has an intelligent side, and pleases on several levels as the bodies pile up everywhere this professor goes. "The Savage Professor", by Robert Roper, is a complex, scientifically minded whodunit. The professor is... Read More

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