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The Physicists’ Daughter

Book Review The Physicists’ Daughter by Mary Anna Evans Reader’s Thoughts: This book has been sitting on my shelf for a couple of months now. The premise described everything I love in a historical mystery and I was saving it for just the right moment. A strong female lead, unlikely detective, WWII setting, sabotage, espionage… what’s not to love? First …

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Until We Meet

Book Review Until We Meet by Camille Di Maio Reader’s Thoughts: Until We Meet is a character-based novel, following the stories of three young women who are at home in New York during the second world war. This lovely story of hope and patriotism is built upon the beautiful friendship of Margaret, Gladys, and Dottie — and the men who …

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The Tsarina’s Daughter

Book Review The Tsarina’s Daughter by Ellen Alpsten If there’s one thing The Tsarina’s Daughter emphasizes, it’s that it’s not easy being in line for a throne!

The Spanish Daughter

Book Review The Spanish Daughter by Lorena Hughes Two of my favorite genres are historical fiction and mystery. And when a book manages to weave those two together in an equally satisfying way, it makes for a particularly enjoyable read! About The Spanish Daughter: As a child in Spain, Puri always knew her passion for chocolate was inherited from her …

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Last Girl Ghosted

Book Review Last Girl Ghosted by Lisa Unger A suspenseful read about an online dating match turned deadly. This psychological thriller had me hooked from page one! (Keep reading for me full review!) About Last Girl Ghosted: (From the publisher) She met him through a dating app. An intriguing picture on a screen, a date at a downtown bar. What …

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Murder at Mallowan Hall

Book Review Murder at Mallowan Hall by Colleen Cambridge “What I feel is that if one has got to have a murder actually happening in one’s house, one might as well enjoy it, if you know what I mean.” — Agatha Christie, The Body in the Library If you’ve been hanging around The 52 Book Club for a while, you’ll …

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Denial

Book Review Denial by Beverley McLachlin Not only is she the first woman to ever hold the role of Chief Justice of Canada, but the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin is also a novelist to watch for! Having read her memoir, “Truth Be Told,” I was very excited to receive an advance copy of her new legal thriller, Denial. (Keep reading …

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The Glorious Guinness Girls

Book Review The Glorious Guinness Girls by Emily Hourican About the Glorious Guinness Girls: From London to Ireland during the 1920s, this glorious, gripping, and richly textured story takes us to the heart of the remarkable real-life story of the Guinness Girls—perfect for fans of Downton Abbey and Julian Fellowes’ Belgravia. Descendants of the founder of the Guinness beer empire, they were the …

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The Woman With the Blue Star

Book Review The Woman with the Blue Star by Pam Jenoff How far would you go to save your life? To save the life of a girl staring up at you, out of a sewer grate? The Woman with the Blue Star is a heartfelt tale of triumph and determination, and a moving witness of the incredible bonds of friendship. …

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The Last Thing He Told Me

Book Review The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave About the book: (From the publisher) Before Owen Michaels disappears, he manages to smuggle a note to his beloved wife of one year: Protect her. Despite her confusion and fear, Hannah Hall knows exactly to whom the note refers: Owen’s sixteen-year-old daughter, Bailey. Bailey, who lost her mother tragically as a …

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