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Book mavens Pamela Klinger-Horn and Mary Webber O’Malley recently joined me on my podcast to talk about their recommended reads for Summer 2022. They both culled through tons of titles to find those that they believe are the best of the summer…

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Connie Hertzberg Mayo’s new book The Sharp Edge of Mercy was published on May 6, 2022. Mayo came to Massachusetts to get a Literature degree from Tufts University and never left. She first learned about Thompson Island shortly after graduation…

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The historical fiction genre is booming and provides readers with an escape from today's world and a glimpse into a different time period in history. Novels set during World War II remain particularly popular; there are still so many stories to be t…

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Anna Salton Eisen’s new book Pillar Of Salt: A Daughter’s Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust published on April 26, 2022.  Anna was a founding member and the first president of Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. S…

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Colleen Hubbard’s new novel Housebreaking published April 19, 2022. A native of New England, Colleen Hubbard now lives in the U.K. with her family. She wrote her debut novel, Housebreaking, while on maternity leave from her…

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Aparna Shewakramani’s new book She’s Unlikeable: And Other Lies That Bring Women Down was published on March 22, 2022. Aparna is a lawyer who holds a J.D. from Vanderbilt Law and a B.A. from Rice University. The breakout star o…

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There is nothing better than picking up a book and not being able to put it down because it is so engrossing. These ten books all grabbed me from the beginning and had me madly turning the pages until I reached the end of the story. I highly recomme…

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Jody Hadlock’s new book The Lives of Diamond Bessie published April 5, 2022. Jody’s love of history goes all the way back to junior high, when she was a member of the Junior Historians of Texas—so it’s no surprise her first n…

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There are countless mysteries and thrillers publishing in 2022 so I compiled this list of the must-read ones to help readers wade through all of the choices and to help them find the best books in the genre for this year. I have already read some of…

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Caitlin Hamilton Summie’s new book Geographies of the Heart published in January 2022. Caitlin earned an MFA with Distinction from Colorado State University, and her short stories have been published in Beloit Fiction Journal, Wiscon…

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