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Queen Wallis

Book Review Queen Wallis by C.J. CareyHistorical Fiction | Dystopian | Alternate Reality Queen Wallis is the sequel to the compelling, alternate-reality novel, Widowland by C.J. Carey. This feminist dystopian series is a dark, alternative history that imagines what a British alliance with Germany would have looked like following WWII. Reader’s Thoughts: Widowland has been …

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The Woman at the Wheel

Book Review The Woman at the Wheel by Penny HawHistorical Fiction I fell in love with Penny Haw’s previous novel, The Invincible Miss Cust, and was really excited to receive an advance copy of her newest book, The Woman at the Wheel. Haw does an amazing job of featuring little-known historical women and truly bringing …

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Just Another Missing Person

Book Review Just Another Missing Person by Gillian McAllisterThriller | Mystery Olivia has been missing for one day and counting. She disappeared down a dead-end alley, never to be seen again… For fans of the bestselling author of Wrong Place, Wrong Time comes another thrilling and suspenseful read from Gillian McAllister — Just Another Missing …

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The Enemy at Home

Book Review The Enemy at Home by Kevin O’BrienHistorical Fiction | Mystery | WWII With her husband stationed in North Africa, Nora gets a job as a riveter at the Seattle Boeing plant. In the middle of a world war, her country desperately needs Nora’s help — but not everyone is happy about a woman …

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Murder by Invitation Only

Book Review Murder by Invitation Only by Colleen CambridgeMystery | Historical Fiction Calling all Agatha Christie fans! Colleen Cambridge is back again with the third installment in this cozy mystery series that features none other than the fictional housekeeper of Agatha Christie herself, Phyllida Bright! Red herrings, a clue left behind on the body, and …

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Widowland

Book Review Widowland by C.J. CareyAlternate History | Historical Fiction | Dystopian “An eerie story of โ€œwhat ifโ€ that explores how some systems of female control cherished by the Nazis would have developed in a German-occupied England.” — Sourcebooks Reader’s Thoughts: Alternate history novels have always been a source of absolute fascination for me. I …

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None of This is True

Book Review None of This is True by Lisa JewellThriller / Mystery *None of This Is True is our very first 52 Book Club readalong pick! You can find all the details and sign up to read with us here!* Reader’s Thoughts: Lisa Jewell’s name rings true once again in this absolute jewel of a …

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The Puzzle of Blackstone Lodge

Book Review The Puzzle of Blackstone Lodge by Martin EdwardsMystery Reader’s Thoughts: Whenever a book is marketed “for fans of Agatha Christie” I can’t help but snatch it up. I have long been enamored with her ability to weave together a captivating puzzle, intriguing setting, and unforgettable characters into one snappy, little mystery. But truthfully, …

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Someday I’ll Find You

Book Review Someday I’ll Find You by C.C. HumphreysHistorical Fiction | WWII Someday I’ll Find You is a mesmerizing, slow-burn, historical novel full of intrigue and the compelling, unforgettable romance between a Canadian Spitfire pilot and a Norwegian spy. Reader’s Thoughts: It’s the early 1940s, and amidst the devastation of the London Blitz, a chance …

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Hello Stranger

Book Review Hello Stranger by Katherine CenterContemporary Romance | Fiction Hello Stranger is the sort of absolutely delightful read I’ve come to expect and love from Katherine Center! With a twist on the familiar “amnesia storylines” in which the heroine can’t remember who she was in love with, Hello Stranger features a young woman, Sadie, …

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