Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Page Turners

monk: Light and Shadow on the Philosopher’s Path by Yoshihiro Imai

Published April 29, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Some cookbooks are meant to be read like a novel.

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Connecticut Waters by Caryn B. Davis

Published April 29, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Caryn Davis may look through the lens, but she takes pictures with her heart.

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Becoming Duchess Goldblatt by Anonymous

Published April 29, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Duchess Goldblatt is the renowned 81-year-old author of the heartwarming mother-daughter memoir Not If I Kill You First and a Twitter sensation known for her razor-sharp wit and love for all humanity.

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Raceless: In Search of Family, Identity, and the Truth About Where I Belong by Georgina Lawton

Published April 29, 2021 12:01 a.m.

The author was born mixed-race to white parents who never acknowledged her heritage.

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Did I Say That Out Loud?: Midlife Indignities and How to Survive Them by Kristin Van Ogtrop

Published April 29, 2021 12:01 a.m.

This is just the book I needed to read right now.

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The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth

Published April 29, 2021 12:01 a.m.

I picked this up one night and I’m exhausted because I couldn’t put it down!

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Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne

Published April 29, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Sally Thorne has only solidified her position as my favorite rom-com author with Second First Impressions.

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The Last Night in London by Karen White

Published April 29, 2021 12:01 a.m.

This historical novel, a mystery with a gripping story, alternates between 1939 and 2019. American journalist Maddie travels to London to interview a distant relation, 99-year-old Precious, about fashion and modeling in war-torn England.

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Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson

Published April 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

This is a must-read book for 2021! Inside the beautiful cover is historical fiction at its best.

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Dark Tides by Philippa Gregory

Published April 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

This latest historical fiction novel by Philippa Gregory spans 1670s England and New England, is full of unforgettable heroines from the Reekie family and bursting with romance, mystery, adventure, and Venetian artwork.

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Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway by Michael Riedel

Published April 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

For anyone interested in the theater, Michael Riedel’s juicy follow up to Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway is a must-read

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Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Published April 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Ishiguro is back with a remarkable novel about the complex nature of personhood.

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The Five Wounds by Kirstin Valdez Quade

Published April 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Down on his luck Amadeo hopes for redemption by playing Jesus in a local event.

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The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Published April 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

In 18th-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters only to women who have been wronged by the men in their lives, offering free poisons to the women with the rule that they must never be used to harm another woman.

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Crossing the Line by Kareem Rosser

Published April 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

This stunning story of determination and grit set in one of Philadelphia’s darkest neighborhoods highlights the hard choices it takes to get out and stay out.

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Mr. Tiger, Betsy, and the Sea Dragon by Sally Gardner

Published April 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

The second Mr. Tiger and Betsy story is just as charming and magical as the first.

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The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley

Published April 01, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Do you ever get tired of wearing that mask?

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We Run the Tides by Vendela Vida

Published April 01, 2021 12:01 a.m.

I read this book quickly. It’s an easy read, but interesting and entertaining.

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Win by Harlan Coben

Published April 01, 2021 12:01 a.m.

I was worried that a deep dive into Windsor Horne Lockwood III would diminish this enigmatic character, but my fears were allayed as I was drawn into this tale of old family secrets and tragedies that twist and twine with art theft, domestic terrorism, and present-day murder.

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All Girls by Emily Layden

Published April 01, 2021 12:01 a.m.

I’ll read any book set in the fascinating and insular world of boarding schools, but this one is special.

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Eat a Peach by David Chang

Published April 01, 2021 12:01 a.m.

This memoir from chef David Chang chronicles his upbringing as the son of devout Christian Korean-American immigrants, the humble beginnings of Momofuku Noodle Bar and the restaurant empire that it spawned, and Chang’s struggles with mental health.

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Actress by Anne Enright

Published April 01, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Katherine O’Dell is one of Ireland’s most famous actresses, but her secret is that she’s not really Irish

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No One Is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood

Published March 18, 2021 12:01 a.m.

This novel captures with accuracy and absurdity the ways the constant churn of social media can become the lens through which we see the world around us.

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The Lost Man by Jane Harper

Published March 18, 2021 12:01 a.m.

The three Elliot brothers have chosen to make their lives in the Australian Outback, despite the challenging, life-threatening conditions there. They know how to protect themselves.

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Enter The Aardvark by Jessica Anthony

Published March 18, 2021 12:01 a.m.

A giant taxidermied aardvark connects the story of millennial Republican Congressman Alexander Paine Wilson, who is sleeping with Greg Tampico, and Titus Downing, who stuffed the aardvark for his married lover, the naturalist Richard Ostlet in Victorian-era England.

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A Children’s Bible by Lydia Millet

Published March 18, 2021 12:01 a.m.

A group of families rent a sprawling lakeside mansion for the summer.

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The Hatmakers by Tamzin Merchant For Ages 8-12

Published March 18, 2021 12:01 a.m.

In this fanciful, whimsical adventure set in a magical London, Cordelia and best friend Goose try to prevent a war with France, save the King, and rescue Cordelia’s father.

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The Windsor Knot by SJ Bennett

Published March 18, 2021 12:01 a.m.

A young Russian pianist is found dead in one of the bedrooms at Windsor Castle. Foul play is suspected.

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Too Good to Be True by Carola Lovering

Published March 18, 2021 12:01 a.m.

This story, as told by three different people, has it all.

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Infinite Country by Patricia Engel

Published March 18, 2021 12:01 a.m.

This is an emotional family story.

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