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Redemption in the Morning

by Aimee Jodoin

A Southern man’s coming of age is marked by his struggles against white supremacy in the historical novel "Redemption in the Morning". In Phillip Lyman’s robust historical novel "Redemption in the Morning", two men refine their... Read More

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Flying Fillies

by Carolina Ciucci

A girl with big dreams encounters women pilots and witnesses cultural roadblocks to progress during World War II in the illuminating historical novel "Flying Fillies". In Christy Hui’s powerful historical novel "Flying Fillies", a girl... Read More

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Song for the Widowmaker

by John M. Murray

In this touching historical novel, a long-distance couple works to keep their family together in the face of adversity. In Gail S. Fraser’s historical novel "Song for the Widowmaker", a Scottish emigrant to the US pursues mining work... Read More

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by Michele Sharpe

"Sonnish" is a musing novel in which a genealogical search is used to show how knowledge increases empathy. Mary Capper’s mystical historical novel "Sonnish" represents a compassionate search for a family’s roots. Dozing near a... Read More

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Tallstone and the City

by Aimee Jodoin

The etiological historical novel "Tallstone and the City" re-imagines the emergence of human civilization via four ambitious young hunter-gatherers. A tribe of hunter-gatherers starts an agricultural civilization in Dennis Wammack’s... Read More

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Winter's Reckoning

by Karen Rigby

Winter’s Reckoning is a folksy historical novel in which a local healer cements her determination to forge a better future. In Adele Holmes’s enchanting historical novel, an Appalachian herbalist’s concern for her family and... Read More

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