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Nan Fischer’s new novel Some Of It Was Real published on July 26, 2022. Nan is a graduate of Cornell University and former Traveling Writer for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Senior Campaign Writer for The University of Cali…

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Brooke Beyfuss's novel After We Were Stolen published July 19, 2022. She is a freelance writer who lives in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey with her husband, daughter, and far, far too many pets. She graduated from Rutgers University with a BA in ps…

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Abigail Cutter’s novel Long Shadows published on July 12, 2022. Abigail started out as an artist/printmaker with a MFA from George Washington University, but during a long stint at the National Endowment for the Humanities she developed a…

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Louise Hare’s novel Miss Aldridge Regrets published on July 5, 2022. Louise is a London-based writer and has an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck, University of London. Originally from Warrington, the capital is the inspiration for muc…

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The second half of 2022 is chock full of new titles in the historical fiction genre. I created this list of the standouts for this time period to help readers narrow down their choices and to help them find the best books in the genre for this year.…

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Catherine Drake’s debut novel The Treehouse on Dog River Road published on May 10, 2022. Catherine lives with her husband in Stowe, Vermont. She fell in love with Vermont when she moved there shortly after her wedding and is still starry-…

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Susan Speranza’s new book Ice Out published May 24, 2022. Susan was born in New York City, grew up on Long Island, and for a time worked in Manhattan, enjoying the hectic pace and cultural amenities of the City. Eventually, however, …

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I look forward to making my summer reading list every year. People frequently have more time to read in the summer months, and I get a lot of requests for recommendations during that time period. I have combed through tons of books to find the ones …

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Book guru extraordinaire Elizabeth Barnhill recently joined me on my podcast to talk about the books we feel make great book club selections. In this blog post, I list the books that we recommend with brief publisher summaries for each book. To lear…

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Robin Farrar Maass’s new book The Walled Garden publishes May 17, 2022. Robin is a lifelong reader and writer who fell in love with England when she was twenty-two. She enjoys tending her messy wants-to-be-English garden, painting waterco…

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