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Gather The Daughters by Jennie...

<i>Gather The Daughters</i> by Jennie Melamed

What if The Handmaid’s Tale took place in a separatist cult, ensconced on an island? That’s exactly what I think went through Melamed’s head while coming up with this novel. Gather the Daughters is a haunting tale of a society where women are controlled but children are free, and a young woman on the cusp of that transition discovers […]

Sport of Baronets by Theresa R...

<i>Sport of Baronets</i> by Theresa Romain

The Sport of Baronets is a new novella, which kicks off a new series from Romain. It involves Bart and Hannah, whose families have been at odds since time immemorial and are both horse families. They get tangled together in some nefarious activities regarding a horse and eventually figured out that they’d rather be together […]

And the Mountains Echoed by Kh...

<i>And the Mountains Echoed</i> by Khaled Hosseini

  And the Mountains Echoed is a complicated story that starts with a journey across Afghanistan and follows the ramifications of that journey over the following fifty-odd years. It’s a different kind of novel than I normally read – not just because I don’t normally indulge in Afghani fiction. I’m more used to straight narratives […]

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