Book Review

‘Mr. Rochester’ by Sarah Shoemaker

STORY: We first meet Edward Rochester as a vulnerable, motherless little boy who, on his eighth birthday, is exiled from Thornfield Hall and all he has ever loved. As he learns to navigate his complicated relationships with his father and older brother, he makes his journey across England and then to Jamaica and a world of slavery and a ravishing… Continue reading ‘Mr. Rochester’ by Sarah Shoemaker

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‘Daughters of the Bride’ by Susan Mallery

STORY: With Joy, Love and a Little Trepidation, Courtney, Sienna and Rachel Invite You to the Most Emotional Wedding of the Year… Their Mother's Courtney ~ The Misfit ~ As the awkward one, Courtney Watson may not be as together as her sisters, but she excels at one thing—keeping secrets, including her white-hot affair with… Continue reading ‘Daughters of the Bride’ by Susan Mallery

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‘Captains and the Kings’ by Taylor Caldwell

STORY: Joseph Francis Xavier Armagh is twelve years old when he gets his first glimpse of the promised land of America through a dirty porthole in steerage on an Irish immigrant ship. His long voyage, dogged by tragedy, ends not in the great city of New York but in the bigoted, small town of Winfield,… Continue reading ‘Captains and the Kings’ by Taylor Caldwell

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‘The Sound of Thunder’ by Taylor Caldwell

STORY: The son of a socialist German shopkeeper, Edward Enger has one dream: to turn his father’s modest delicatessen into an empire. With an astute head for business and talent for making money, he achieves success beyond his wildest imagination. Yet something is keeping him from enjoying his extraordinary good fortune. Fourteen-year-old Edward believed he… Continue reading ‘The Sound of Thunder’ by Taylor Caldwell

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‘Unpunished’ by Lisa Black

STORY: Maggie Gardiner, a forensic expert who studies the dead, and Jack Renner, a homicide cop who stalks the living, form an uneasy partnership to solve a series of murders. It begins with the kind of bizarre death that makes headlines--literally. A copy editor at the Cleveland Herald is found hanging above the grinding wheels… Continue reading ‘Unpunished’ by Lisa Black

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‘My Not So Perfect Life’ by Sophie Kinsella

STORY: Katie Brenner has the perfect life: a flat in London, a glamorous job, and a super-cool Instagram feed. Ok, so the real truth is that she rents a tiny room with no space for a wardrobe, has a hideous commute to a lowly admin job, and the life she shares on Instagram isn’t really… Continue reading ‘My Not So Perfect Life’ by Sophie Kinsella

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‘The Dressmaker’s Dowry’ by Meredith Jaeger

STORY: An exquisite ring, passed down through generations, connects two women who learn that love is a choice, and forgiveness is the key to freedom... San Francisco: 1876 Immigrant dressmakers Hannelore Schaeffer and Margaret O'Brien struggle to provide food for their siblings, while mending delicate clothing for the city's most affluent ladies. When wealthy Lucas… Continue reading ‘The Dressmaker’s Dowry’ by Meredith Jaeger