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Empire of Sin by Gary Krist
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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
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Rita rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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What an odd and lovely book. A horrific tragedy sends a young by to an island off the coast of Wales to search for answers and a way to heal his grief. For lovers of fantasy and history and mystery it has something for everyone. Based on photographs ...more
Rita rated a book 2 of 5 stars
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
by Ayana Mathis (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2013
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I was disappointed in this book. The premise was truly intriguing: following a woman who leaves the South during the early years of the Great Migration for a better life in the North and the fate of her children through the years. On the plus side, M ...more
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The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
by Isabel Wilkerson (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: 20th century American history
read in May, 2012
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I ws familiar with the Great Migration but to have individual faces placed on those who actually made the trip added a such poignancy. Wilkerson writes about these individuals with clear eyed forthrightness neither idealizing them as human beings nor ...more
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Hornet Flight by Ken Follett
Hornet Flight
by Ken Follett (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: WWII buffs, old plane enthusiasts, lovers of historical fiction.
read in November, 2012
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As a reader of historical fiction I was hooked: the development of radar, the Danish resistance during WWII, jazz in the Netherlands, handsome heroes and Nazi's . The history was fascinating, the writing tense and engaging! What's not to like.
Rita rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Whiteout by Ken Follett
Whiteout
by Ken Follett (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: Mystery,espionage, crime readers
read in December, 2012
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Odd how an author can be around forever and suddenly you discover them and it's like a light goes on. Ken Follett has written literally dozens of books and though I'd heard of him I'd never read his work. I recently picked up Flight of the Hornet and ...more
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The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
The Kitchen House
by Kathleen Grissom
recommended for: Lovers of historical fiction, especially those who also enjoy romance
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Very engaging characters. Enjoyed tremendously
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The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
The Light Between Oceans
by M.L. Stedman (Goodreads Author)
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