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The Mapmaker’s Children by Sarah McCoy

I love reading historical fiction that teaches me about a different era and puts me into  that time’s mindset.  Historical fiction writer Sarah McCoy has succeeded with The Mapmaker’s Children, which juxtaposes present day West Virginia with the times of the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Pride & Prejudice

Today is  the 202th anniversary of the classic by Jane Austen. One of the great master of English literature,  Austen sold the copyright to Pride and Prejudice to Thomas Edgarton for  £110 but because of favorable reviews he quickly recouped … Continue reading

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The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton

When I was at Book Expo last year, I remember Deb Futter, Editor in Chief of Grand Central Publishing, talking about The Secret Wisdom of the Earth and how much she loved the manuscript and  wanted everyone to share in … Continue reading

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Books for the Book Lover

If you’re a fellow book lover  and have some time off for the holidays and are always on the hunt for new titles tor peruse, you might appreciate this short list of books by and for fellow book lovers.  Some … Continue reading

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Fever by Mary Beth Keane

Fever, a story of an infamous Irish immigrant,  is a perfect book to read with St. Patricks Day around the corner.  I was lucky enough to receive a galley copy of this book and as I started to read the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro

I just finished reading The Art Forger  by B. A. Shapiro and was swept away into a world of art history, deception and romance.  This book came out in October shortly after the high tech art heist at the Rotterdam … Continue reading

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