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Roost by Ali Bryan

Roost, Ali Bryan Freehand Books, 249 pages ISBN 9781554811373   Claudia lives in a house where every puzzle box is missing a piece, all the towels are frayed and the wallpaper border is curling at the edges.  Her kids, Wesley … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Seeing You by Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan

I’ll Be Seeing You, Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan Harlequin Mira, 313 pages ISBN 9780778314950   It’s 1943, and Glory Whitehall doesn’t know how much more she can stand.  Robbie, her two year old son, is always into mischief, another … Continue reading

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Every Happy Family by Dede Crane

Every Happy Family, Dede Crane Coteau Books, 247 pages ISBN 9781550505481 On Sunday mornings, Jill makes a large pot of coffee, calls her mother, and contemplates the change and stress that have crept into the household unnoticed. It’s clear that … Continue reading

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce Bond Street Books, 320 pages ISBN 9780385677691 Ever since Harold Fry retired, one day seems to blend into the next.  He wakes up in his southern English village, showers, shaves, gets dressed, … Continue reading

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Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Flight Behavior, Barbara Kingsolver HarperCollins, 433 pages ISBN 9781443412995 All of the important things in Dellarobia Turnbow’s life happened by accident.  When she was born, her mother bestowed the name in a postpartum fog, with a vague recollection that there … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Mercy Close by Marian Keyes

I didn’t realize that it was possible to get the stomach flu twice in less than two weeks.  Apparently so, even on top of a terrible cold.  I’m very grateful for all of the kind wishes you sent and am … Continue reading

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The Custodian of Paradise by Wayne Johnston

The Custodian of Paradise, Wayne Johnston Knopf Canada, 510 pages ISBN 9780676978155 Sheilagh Fielding is an unmistakeable presence in St. John’s, Newfoundland.  Six foot three and beautiful, she winds her way into all of the city’s nooks and crannies and … Continue reading

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