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Zora and Me

ZORA AND ME: THE CURSED GROUND

T.R. Simon

A powerful fictionalized account of Zora Neale Hurston’s childhood adventures explores the idea of collective memory and the lingering effects of slavery. “History ain’t in a book, especially when it…

DAKOTA

Kathleen Norris

Twenty years ago Kathleen Norris, with her husband, fellow poet David Dwyer, moved from New York City to her late grandmother’s home in Lemmon, South Dakota (population 1,614). Their stay…

OUR KIND OF CRUELTY

This is a love story. Mike’s love story. Mike Hayes fought his way out of a brutal childhood and into a quiet, if lonely, life before he met Verity Metcalf….

One of our recommended books is Hieroglyphics by Jill McCorkle

HIEROGLYPHICS

Jill McCorkle

After many years in Boston, Lil and Frank have retired to North Carolina. The two of them married young, having bonded over how they both—suddenly, tragically—lost a parent when they…

TRIANGLE

Katherine Weber

By the time she dies at age 106, Esther Gottesfeld, the last survivor of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire, has told the story of that day many times. But her own…

One of our recommended books for 2019 is Secrets of the Chocolate House by Paula Brackston

SECRETS OF THE CHOCOLATE HOUSE

Paula Brackston

New York Times bestselling author Paula Brackston’s The Little Shop of Found Things was called “a page-turner that will no doubt leave readers eager for future series installments” (Publishers Weekly)….