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List created by Pat W. (3ladybug) on Dec 15, 2011
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Dimanche and other stories (Vintage International) by Irene Nemirovsky
A never-before-translated collection by the bestselling author of Suite FrançaiseWritten between 1934 and 1942, these ten gem-like stories mine the same terrain of Némirovsky's bestselling novel Suite Française: a keen eye for the details of social class; the tensions between mothers and...  more


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Elizabeth and Mary : Cousins, Rivals, Queens by Jane Dunn
The political and religious conflicts between Queen Elizabeth I and the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, have for centuries captured our imagination and inspired memorable dramas played out on stage, screen, and in opera. But few books have brought to life more vividly than Jane Dunn’s...  more


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Sarah Churchill: Duchess of Marlborough: The Queen's Favourite by Ophelia Field
A brilliant new biographer presents an unforgettable portrait of Sarah Churchill, first Duchess of Marlborough (1660-1744), the glamorous and controversial founder of the Spencer-Churchill dynasty that produced both Winston Churchill and Lady Diana Spencer. Tied to Queen Anne by an intimate...  more


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GOLDEN TULIP, THE by Rosalind Laker
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The Coldest Winter: A Stringer in Liberated Europe by Paula Fox
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year A Washington Post Book World Critic's Choice of the Year In this elegant and affecting follow-up to her extraordinary memoir, Borrowed Finery, a young writer travels through a Europe ravaged by the...  more


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Appliquilt Your ABCs (That Patchwork Place) by Tonee White
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The Vine Garden: A Life-Changing Summer in the Gardens, Vineyards, and Chateaux of th...
What happens when the Provençal dream turns into mundane reality? British garden designer Alex Dingwall-Main settled in Provence in the 1990s, but after nearly ten years, the magic of creating gardens in this magnificent landscape had vanished. What was once charming about rural life suddenly...  more


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Hidden in Plain View : A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad by Jacqu...
The fascinating story of a friendship, a lost tradition, and an incredible discovery, revealing how enslaved men and women made encoded quilts and then used them to navigate their escape on the Underground Railroad.  "A groundbreaking work."--EmergeIn Hidden in Plain View, historian...  more


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The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by Gary Cha...
Are you and your spouse speaking the same language? While love is a many splendored thing, it is sometimes a very confusing thing, too. And as people come in all varieties, shapes, and sizes, so do their choices of personal expressions of love. But more often than not, the giver and the receiver...  more


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House in Paris by Elizabeth Bowen
When eleven-year-old Henrietta arrives at the Fishers’ well-appointed house in Paris, she is prepared to spend her day between trains looked after by an old friend of her grandmother’s. Henrietta longs to see a few sights in the foreign city; little does she know what fascinating...  more


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The Judgment of Paris : The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism by...
While the Civil War raged in America, another very different revolution was beginning to take shape across the Atlantic, in the studios of Paris: The artists who would make Impressionism the most popular art form in history were showing their first paintings amidst scorn and derision from the...  more


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Brunelleschi's Dome : How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture by Ross King
Ross King has a knack for explaining complicated processes in a manner that is not only lucid but downright intriguing. . . . Fascinating." (Los Angeles Times) By all accounts, Filippo Brunelleschi, goldsmith and clockmaker, was an unkempt, cantankerous, and suspicious man-even by the generous...  more


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I'll Know It When I See It : A Daughter's Search for Home in Ireland by Alice Carey
The only child of poor Irish immigrants, Alice Carey's isolated childhood in a cold-water flat in Queens is transformed when her mother becomes maid to legendary Broadway producer Jean Dalrymple. In Ms. Dalrymple's Upper East Side townhouse, young Alice absorbs with delight a sophisticated...  more


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Savage Summit: The Life and Death of the First Women of K2 by Jennifer Jordan
Though not as tall as Everest, the "Savage Mountain" is far more dangerous. Located on the border of China and Pakistan, K2 has some of the harshest climbing conditions in the world. Ninety women have scaled Everest but of the six women who reached the summit of K2, three lost their lives on the...  more


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The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorat...
From the author of the best-selling The Bedford Boys, the remarkable story of America's most decorated platoon that miraculously halted Hitler's massive offensive at the Battle of the Bulge On a cold morning in December, 1944, deep in the Ardennes forest, a platoon of eighteen men under the...  more


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The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho
A Spiritual Journey Toward Self-Discovery The Pilgrimage recounts the spectacular trials of Paulo Coelho as he journeys across Spain to discover personal power, wisdom, and a miraculous sword that seals his initiation into the secret society of the Tradition. With his enigmatic mentor, Petrus,...  more


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Finding Emilie by Laurel Corona
Woman is born free, and everywhere she is in corsets. . . . Lili du Châtelet yearns to know more about her mother, the brilliant French mathematician Emilie. But the shrouded details of Emilie’s unconventional life -- and her sudden death -- are elusive. Caught between the...  more


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Farewell in Splendor: The Passing of Queen Victoria and Her Age by Jerrold M. Packard
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The House in Paris by Elizabeth Bowen
When eleven-year-old Henrietta arrives at the Fishers’ well-appointed house in Paris, she is prepared to spend her day between trains looked after by an old friend of her grandmother’s. Henrietta longs to see a few sights in the foreign city; little does she know what fascinating...  more


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The Magic of Provence : Pleasures of Southern France by Yvone Lenard
Yvone Lenard's look at her beloved Provence is light-hearted, fun, loving, and sensuous - celebrating its relaxed lifestyle and the abundant pleasures of its kitchens and vineyards. Her purchase of an ancient ruin of a house in a hilltop village twenty-five years ago opened up an enchanted...  more


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The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
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Osman's Dream: The History of the Ottoman Empire by Caroline Finkel
The Ottoman Empire was one of the largest and most influential empires in world history. Its reach extended to three continents and it survived for more than six centuries, but its history is too often colored by the memory of its bloody final throes on the battlefields of World War I. In...  more


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Time Was Soft There: A Paris Sojourn at Shakespeare & Co. by Jeremy Mercer
With gangsters on his tail and his meager savings in hand, crime reporter Jeremy Mercer fled Canada in 1999 and ended up in Paris. Broke and almost homeless, he found himself invited to a tea party amongst the riffraff of the timeless Left Bank fantasy known as Shakespeare & Co. In its...  more


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A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy by Thomas Buergenthal
Thomas Buergenthal, now a Judge in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, tells his astonishing experiences as a young boy in his memoir A LUCKY CHILD. He arrived at Auschwitz at age 10 after surviving two ghettos and a labor camp. Separated first from his mother and then his father,...  more


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Shadow of the Silk Road by Colin Thubron
Shadow of the Silk Road records a journey along the greatest land route on earth. Out of the heart of China into the mountains of Central Asia, across northern Afghanistan and the plains of Iran and into Kurdish Turkey, Colin Thubron covers some seven thousand miles in eight months. Making his...  more


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Angelina's Bachelors: A Novel with Food by Brian O'Reilly
Sometimes the shortest distance between two people is the length of a kitchen table ... Far too young to be a widow, Angelina D’Angelo suddenly finds herself facing a life without her beloved husband, Frank. Late one night shortly after the funeral, she makes her way down to the kitchen...  more


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Emma in Love - Jane Austen's Emma Continued by Emma Tennant
In writing Pemberley, the sequel to Pride and Prejudice, Emma Tennant created a new literary genre: the classic progression. Now she brings us the sequel to Emma, which finds Jane Austen's spirited heroine in the fourth year of her marriage to Mr. Knightley. Although there is harmony between...  more


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When Christ and His Saints Slept (Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine, Bk 1) by Sharon Ka...
A.D. 1135. As church bells tolled for the death of England's King Henry I, his barons faced the unwelcome prospect of being ruled by a woman: Henry's beautiful daughter Maude, Countess of Anjou. But before Maude could claim her throne, her cousin Stephen seized it. In their long and...  more


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Everybody Was So Young : Gerald and Sara Murphy: A Lost Generation Love Story by Aman...
Gifted artist Gerald Murphy and his elegant wife, Sara, were icons of the most enchanting period of our time; handsome, talented, and wealthy expatriate Americans, they were at the very center of the literary scene in Paris in the 1920s. In Everybody Was So Young--one of the best reviewed books...  more


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This Is How It Ends: A Novel by Kathleen MacMahon
This is when it begins Fall, 2008. This is where it begins The coast of Dublin, Ireland. This is why it begins Bruno, an American, has come to Ireland to search for his roots. Addie, an out-of-work architect, is recovering from heartbreak while taking care of her infirm father. When their worlds...  more


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The Dark Vineyard (Bruno, Chief of Police, Bk 2) by Martin Walker
When a bevy of winemakers descend on Saint-Denis, competing for its land and spurring resentment among the villagers, the idyllic town -- where Benoit "Bruno" Courreges is the town's only policeman -- finds itself the center of an intense drama, with suspicious fires at the...  more


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The Orchard Keeper by Cormac McCarthy
An American classic, The Orchard Keeper is the first novel by one of America's finest, most celebrated novelists.  Set is a small, remote community in rural Tennessee in the years between the two world wars, it tells of John Wesley Rattner, a young boy, and Marion Sylder, an outlaw...  more


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The Girl in the Blue Beret: A Novel by Bobbie Ann Mason
Inspired by the wartime experiences of her father-in-law, Bobbie Ann Mason has crafted the haunting and profoundly moving story of an American World War II pilot shot down in Occupied Europe, and his wrenching odyssey of discovery, decades later, as he uncovers the truth about those who helped...  more


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New York: The Novel by Edward Rutherfurd
The bestselling master of historical fiction weaves a grand, sweeping drama of New York from the city's founding to the present day.Rutherfurd celebrates America's greatest city in a rich, engrossing saga that showcases his extraordinary ability to combine impeccable historical research and...  more


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A Case of Curiosities by Allen Kurzweil
In France, on the eve of the Revolution, a young man named Claude Page sets out to become the most ingenious and daring inventor of his time. In the course of a career filled with violence and passion, Claude learns the arts of enameling and watchmaking from an irascible, defrocked abbé,...  more


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A Cure for Dreams by Kaye Gibbons
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A Festival of Cherries by Mandy Baldwin
Sometimes, it's good to just walk away. Other times, it's better to run. People aren't always who they think they are... In a remote hamlet in southern France, a disparate group of Ex-pats discover that sometimes, escape isn't possible.


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A Garden In Paris by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Mary Kathleen Davis finds the framed motto in the back of a dusty antique shop, and it haunts her. After 26 years as the trophy wife of a powerful man, Mary is a widow with no sense of identity. She finds herself wondering "what might have been," and torments herself with guilt over her...  more


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Alexandra: The Last Tsarina by Unknown Author
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Angels Watching over Me (Shenandoah Sisters, 1) by Michael Phillips
Book 1 of SHENANDOAH SISTERS. Two young Southern girls, one the daughter of a plantation owner and one the daughter of a slave, barely survive the onset of the Civil War and the loss of both their families. When these tragic circumstances bring them together, they join forces to discover if they...  more


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Among Flowers : A Walk in the Himalaya (National Geographic Directions) by Jamaica Ki...
"This account of a walk I took while gathering the seeds of flowering plants in the foothills of the Himalayas has its origins in my love of the garden�my love of feeling isolated, of imagining myself all alone in the world and everything unfamiliar, or the familiar being strange, my love...  more


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A Rather Charming Invitation (Penny Nichols, Bk 3) by C. A. Belmond
Dateline: London, Paris, Antibes. It's time to get down to wedding planning. But while heiress Penny's distant relatives insist that the nuptials be held in their native France, Jeremy's kin won't have it anywhere but England. And either choice might just re-ignite the Hundred...  more


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Around the World in 80 Dates by Jennifer Cox
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A Sense of Place : Great Travel Writers Talk About Their Craft, Lives, and Inspiratio...
Great writers inspire readers to head out in search of foreign sunsets, but in this instance, they inspired travel writer Michael Shapiro to head out for the great writers themselves. A Sense of Place is one writer's journey to visit all the heroes who have motivated him - to pack a pen and...  more


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A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell
Set in Italy during the dramatic finale of World War II, this new novel is the first in seven years by the bestselling author of The Sparrow and Children of God. It is September 8, 1943, and fourteen-year-old Claudette Blum is learning Italian with a suitcase in her hand. She and her father...  more


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A Train to Potevka by Mike Ramsdell
A TRAIN TO POTEVKA will take you on an incredible winter's journey across Great Mother Russia along the 6000 mile Trans Siberian Railway. This fascinating story about an American intelligence agent from a small town in the Rockies, is a tale of failed espionage, escape and second chances.


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A Valley in Italy: The Many Seasons of a Villa in Umbria by Lisa St Aubin De Teran
Of all the romantic obsessions in novelist Lisa St Aubin de Teran's life, the search for a castle occupied her the longest--until she saw the magnificent Villa Orsola deep in the Umbrian hills. Only after eagerly signing the ownership papers did she and her husband, painter Robbie Duff-Scott,...  more


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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
A moving coming-of-age story set in the 1900's, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn follows the lives of 11-year-old Francie Nolan, her younger brother Neely, and their parents, Irish immigrants who have settled in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Johnny Nolan is as loving and fanciful as they come,...  more


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Bean Blossom Dreams: A City Family's Search for a Simple Country Life by Sallyann J. ...
It started with two hundred pounds of tomatoes harvested from a tiny plot of polluted Chicago dirt. It ended with a new life on a broken-down farm in Brown Country, Indiana, where the Murphy family settled, trading the urban fast track for a simpler existence. This book chronicles the Murpheys'...  more


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Big Cherry Holler (Big Stone Gap, Bk 2) by Adriana Trigiani
Eight years have passed since Ave Maria Mulligan married Jack Mac, moved up into the hills, and dug her roots in even deeper. But Ave Maria soon discovers that the mountains cannot shelter her from the painful lessons of the heart. As her life reaches a crossroads, almost everybody in town has...  more


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Casa Rossa (Vintage Contemporaries) by Francesca Marciano
A crumbling farmhouse in Puglia, Casa Rossa was bought by Alina Strada’s grandfather at a time when no one else wanted it. Now busy preparing it for sale, Alina endeavors to recover the memories it still harbors—in particular of three women whose passions indelibly shaped her...  more


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Catherine the Great : Life and Legend by John T. Alexander
One of the most colorful characters in modern history, Catherine II of Russia began her life as a minor German princess, until the childless Empress Elizabeth and Catherine's own scheming mother married her off to the Grand Duke Peter of Russia at age sixteen. By thirty-three, she had overthrown...  more


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Charlotte Gray (Vintage International) by Sebastian Faulks
From the bestselling author of Birdsong comes Charlotte Gray, the remarkable story of a young Scottish woman who becomes caught up in the effort to liberate Occupied France from the Nazis while pursuing a perilous mission of her own.In blacked-out, wartime London, Charlotte Gray develops a...  more


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Cecile: Gates of Gold (Girls of Many Lands) by Mary Casanova
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Corelli's Mandolin by Louis De Bernieres
Extravagant, inventive, emotionally sweeping, Corelli's Mandolin is the story of a timeless place that one day wakes up to find itself in the jaws of history.??The place is the Greek island of Cephallonia, where gods once dabbled in the affairs of men and the local saint periodically rises from...  more


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Chateau of Echoes by Siri L. Mitchell
Suddenly widowed in a foreign country, Frederique Farmer did what any girl would do: she bought a castle. She just never imagined that its mysterious fifteenth century owner would hold the keys to her second chance at life. When an extensive restoration of the chateau reveals an ancient...  more


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Dancing in the Rain (Avalon Historical Romance) by Amanda Harte
It's the fall of 1917, and the people in Canela, Texas are shocked when Carolyn Wentworth, believed to be nothing more than a beautiful social butterfly, volunteers to go to France as a nurse's aid. She'll be back in a month, they predict. But there's more to Carolyn than anyone realizes. Though...  more


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Diplomatic Baggage: The Adventures of a Trailing Spouse by Brigid Keenan
Brigid Keenan was a glamorous and successful young London fashion journalist. But falling in love with a diplomat saw her leave behind the gilt chairs of the Paris salons for a large chicken shed in the forests of Nepal. Thirty years later (at the farewell party for the Papal Nuncio in...  more


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Dolci di Love by Sarah-Kate Lynch
Corporate star Lily Turner abandons the boardrooms of Manhattan for the steep streets of Montevedova when she discovers her "perfect" husband, Daniel, has another family tucked away in the hills of Tuscany. Once there, her plight attracts the attention of the Secret League of Widowed...  more


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Every Sunday by Peter Pezzelli
Every Sunday is a light and breezy story about the Cantini family, a knot of people joined by blood and marriage, leading interwoven lives. The story opens with the death of family patriarch, Nick Cantini, who is the piece of fabric that adds the color, warmth and strength to the family...  more


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Duchess of Aquitaine: A Novel of Eleanor by Margaret Ball
Beautiful and brilliant, Eleanor is the daughter of the duke of Aquitaine, whose glittering court is the twelfth-century birthplace of courtly love. For all of the duke’s boasts that Eleanor has the brains of a man and the soul of a warrior, everyone knows that a girl of fifteen cannot...  more


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Families of the Vine : Seasons Among the Winemakers of Southwest France by Michael S....
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Floating In My Mother's Palm by Ursula Hegi
Floating in My Mother's Palm is the compelling and mystical story of Hanna Malter, a young girl growing up in 1950's Burgdorf, the small German town Ursula Hegi so brilliantly brought to life in her bestselling novel Stones from the River. Hanna's courageous voice evokes her unconventional...  more


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Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland
A Dutch painting of a young girl, possibly a Vermeer, survives three and a half centuries through loss, flood, anonymity, secrecy, theft, even the Holocaust. This is the story of its sometimes desperate owners whose lives are influenced by its seductive beauty and mystery, and whose defining...  more


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Heart and Soul by Sally Mandel
Bestselling author Sally Mandel writes vibrant novels peopled with richly-drawn characters whose lives move readers to both laughter and tears. Now she has created a remarkable story about the profound risks that are taken in the pursuit of a dream. For pianist Bess Stallone, a self-taught...  more


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Good Hope Road (Tending Roses, Bk 2) by Lisa Wingate
Twenty-year-old Jenilee Lane whose dreams are as narrow as the sky is wide, is the last person to expect anything good to come out of the tornado that rips across the Missouri farmland surrounding her home. But some inner spark compels her to rescue her elderly neighbor, Eudora Gibson, from the...  more


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Holiday Hope: Twice Loved / Everlasting Song by DiAnn Mills & Wanda E. Brunstette...
Love Has Much to Give in Two Stories from the 1940s A CHRISTMAS GIFT OF COMFORT In the midst of life's trials and tribulations, a patchwork quilt is crafted to bring lasting comfort, but it also ends up tying together four lives that are in a state of uncertainty. Bev Winters, a...  more


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Home To Italy by Peter Pezzelli
In this delightful, moving debut novel, Peter Pezzelli brings to life the earthy sensuality of Tuscany—the smell of just-baked bread wafting through the village piazza; the shopkeepers sweeping the sidewalks under the warm, early morning sun; groups of cyclists dotting the mountain...  more


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Hugs for the Holidays: Stories, Sayings, and Scriptures to Encourage and Inspire by J...
Everyone needs a hug--a good many and often. Hugs affect everything from our physical health to our emotional well-being. Hugs encourage, comfort, assure, and affirm the heart and spirit. This unique series has become a national best-selling gift-book line. Each beautifully designed hardcover...  more


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If You Lived Here, I'd Know Your Name : News from Small-Town Alaska by Heather Lende
Tiny Haines, Alaska, ninety miles north of Juneau, is accessible mainly by water or air—and only when the weather is good. There’s no traffic light and no mail delivery; people can vanish without a trace; and funerals are community affairs. As both obituary writer and social...  more


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In the Company of the Courtesan by Sarah Dunant
Renaissance Italy enchants in Dunant's delicious second historical (after The Birth of Venus), as a wily dwarf Bucino Teodoldo recounts fantastic escapades with his mistress, celebrated courtesan Fiammetta Bianchini. Escaping the 1527 sacking of Rome with just the clothes on their backs (and a...  more


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Italian Fever by Valerie Martin
A secluded Tuscan villa, a mysterious death, a missing manuscript, a whiff of a ghost, and a smart young American woman tumbling helplessly into an unexpected affair--these are the ingredients of this beguiling and acutely observed new novel by the author of Mary Reilly.Lucy Stark--clever,...  more


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Julia's Chocolates by Cathy Lamb
"I left my wedding dress hanging in a tree somewhere in North Dakota. I don't know why that particular tree appealed to me. Perhaps it was because it looked as if it had given up and died years ago and was still standing because it didn't know what else to do." In her deliciously funny,...  more


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Lilla's Feast : One Woman's True Story of Love and War in the Orient by Frances Osbor...
At the end of her life, Frances Osborne’s one-hundred-year-old great-grandmother Lilla was as elegant as ever–all fitted black lace and sparkling-white diamonds. To her great-grandchildren, Lilla was both an ally and a mysterious wonder. Her bedroom was filled with treasures from...  more


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Little Women by Louise May Alcott
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Let Them Eat Cake (French Twist, Bk 1) by Sandra Byrd
Lexi Stuart is at a critical crossroads. She's done with college but still living at home, ready to launch a career but unable to find a job, and solidly stalled between boyfriends. When a lighthearted conversation in French with the manager of her favorite bakery turns into a job offer,...  more


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Losing Julia by Jonathan Hull
Jonathan Hull's debut novel is an epic story of love found and lost, of life in all its joy and tragedy, that takes readers as far as a French battlefield during World War I and as near as a California nursing home. Spanning the twentieth century in time, and forever in heartfelt emotion, Losing...  more


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Love from Greece (Inspirational Romance Readers) by Melanie Panagiotopoulos
Imagine for a moment-three dream-laden, hope-filled women leave familiar ports for fairy-tale adventures, where love and faith collide. A quaint, Greek village turns a cold, if not openly hostile, shoulder to physician Allie Alexander as she spurns city life for a ramshackle medical clinic....  more


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Lowcountry Summer (Lowcountry Tales, Bk 7) by Dorothea Benton Frank
When Caroline Wimbley Levine returned to Tall Pines Plantation, she never expected to make peace with long-buried truths about herself and her family. The Queen of Tall Pines, her late mother, was a force of nature, but now she is gone, leaving Caroline and the rest of the family uncertain of...  more


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Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani
It is 1950 in glittering, vibrant New York City. Lucia Sartori is the beautiful twenty-five year old daughter of a prosperous Italian grocer in Greenwich Village. The postwar boom is ripe with opportunities for talented girls with ambition, and Lucia becomes an apprentice to an up-and-coming...  more


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Lucrezia Borgia : Life, Love, and Death in Renaissance Italy by Sarah Bradford
The very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance—incest, political assassination, papal sexual abuse, poisonous intrigue, unscrupulous power grabs. Yet, as bestselling biographer Sarah Bradford reveals in this breathtaking new...  more


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Motherland: Writings by Irish American Women About Mothers and Daughters by Unknown A...
The writings in this collection, fiction and nonfiction, are written from the perspectives of Irish American mothers and daughters. From Angela's Ashes to Riverdance, Irish literature and art are capturing the American imagination as never before.Ireland's literary legacy has taken root in...  more


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Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland
Renoir is inspired to paint "Luncheon of the boating party" when his other work is criticized by Emile Zola, and while doing so is drawn into lives of the thirteen people featured in it as they enjoy a Parisian summer during the late 1800s.


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Magda's Daughter : A Hidden Child's Journey Home (The Helen Rose Scheuer Jewish Women...
To survive the long shadow of the Third Reich, many Jewish children were placed in hiding, forced to keep their true identities -- names, religion, places of birth, even gender -- absolutely secret. Although these "hidden children" avoided capture and murder, many of their -family members did...  more


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My Dear President: Letters Between Presidents and Their Wives by Gerard W. Gawalt
"I am very madly in love with you," wrote Lyndon Johnson to his future wife, Bird Taylor. James Madison sent off this plaintive line to his wife Dolley: "Every thing around and within reminds me that you are absent." In this inspiring collection of correspondence between U.S. presidents and...  more


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Marie Antoinette : The Journey by Antonia Fraser
France’s beleaguered queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous “Let them eat cake,” was the subject of ridicule and curiosity even before her death; she has since been the object of debate and speculation and the fascination so often accorded tragic...  more


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Nectar from a Stone by Jane Guill
It is 1351 in Wales, a country subjugated by England, beaten down by superstition, war, and illness. Elise, prone to strange visions and the sole survivor of a plague-ravaged family, has fled her village for distant Conwy with her servant Annora, running from a murder she was forced to commit in...  more


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New York: Hearts Are Entwined in Four Complete Novels by Kjersti Hoff Baez & Elly...
New York. The state of diversity-from crowded cities to lazy towns to beautiful backwoods. Home to America's busiest attractions, but also to bluebirds, roses, and sugar maples-and breathtaking mountains. This colorful state is the setting of New York, four complete novels in which four women...  more


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On Persephone's Island : A Sicilian Journal by Mary Taylor Simeti
An American woman residing in Sicily for the past twenty years portrays the Sicilian landscape and customs--both rural and urban--from the perspectives of both a "foreigner" and a resident.


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OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers (Ox Tales) by Unknown Author
"If you have the slightest curiosity about the world beyond your living room then this is a collection to die for. What could be a better way to raise funds for Oxfam than to collect these nuggets of worldly wisdom from a galaxy of the very best travel writers? It's impossible to read their...  more


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Portraits of France (Portraits of France) by Robert Daley
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Quite A Year for Plums : A Novel (Random House Large Print) by Bailey White
Make it easy on yourself, read Bailey White in Large PrintTrade PaperbackAnyone who has read the bestselling Mama Makes Up Her Mind or listened to Bailey White's commentaries on NPR knows that she is a storyteller of inimitable wit and charm.  Now, in her stunningly accomplished first...  more


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Rococo by Adriana Trigiani
New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani, beloved by millions of readers around the world for her humor, warmth, and captivating storytelling in the Big Stone Gap trilogy and Lucia, Lucia, takes on love, lust, tricky family dynamics, and home decorating in Rococo, the uproarious tale...  more


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Roughing It by Mark Twain
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand
The author retraces the journey of Seabiscuit, a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that made racing history in 1938, thanks to the efforts of a trainer, owner, and jockey who transformed a bottom-level racehorse into a legend.


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Somewhere in France by John Rolfe Gardiner
As John Rolfe Gardiner's gripping and elegant new novel opens, World War I is raging and letters home from Major William Lloyd describe his life as a volunteer doctor in charge of a base hospital in the "zone of advance."        The Major's new command is...  more


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Susie, Sadly, and the Black Torpedo of Doom by John S. Littell
In his "charmingly related" (Publishers Weekly) book French Impressions, John Littell chronicled his family's hilarious adventures abroad. Now, Susie, Sadly, and the Black Torpedo of Doom finds the Littells back on U.S. soil-and firmly planted in the peaceful 1950s New York suburbs. Or at least...  more


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Summertime by Raffaella Barker
For a year, Venetia Summers has been buffered from single motherhood by her boyfriend, David, but when work takes him to a Brazilian rainforest, things begin to unravel. Phone lines crackle, e-mails go unanswered, and long-distance love proves to be a frustrating experience. Meanwhile,...  more


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Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas by James Patterson
Katie Wilkinson has found her perfect man at last. He's a writer, a house painter, an original thinker - everything she's imagined she wanted in a partner. But one day, without explanation, he disappears from her life, leaving behind only a diary for her to read. This diary is a love letter...  more


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The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti
Gifted with a mind that continues to impress the elders in his village, Ichmad Hamid struggles with knowing that he can do nothing to save his friends and family. Living on occupied land, his entire village operates in fear of losing their homes, jobs, and belongings. But more importantly, they...  more


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The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw: One Woman's Fight to Save the World's Most Beau...
“The first time we came here I didn’t know what to expect,” she told me as we paddled upstream. “What we found just blew me away. Jaguars, pumas, river otters, howler monkeys. The place was like a Noah’s Ark for all the endangered species driven out of the rest of...  more


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The Book Borrower by Alice Mattison
On the first page of The Book Borrower, Toby Ruben and Deborah Laidlaw meet in 1975 in a New York City playground, where the two women are looking after their babies. Deborah lends Toby a book, Trolley Girl,--a memoir about a long ago trolley strike and three Jewish sisters, one a fiery...  more


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The Miracle of Castel di Sangro: A Tale of Passion and Folly in the Heart of Italy by...
Master storyteller Joe McGinniss travels to Italy to cover the unlikely success of a ragtag minor league soccer team -- and delivers a brilliant and utterly unforgettable story of life in an off-the-beaten-track Italian village. When Joe McGinniss sets out for the remote Italian village of...  more


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The Day Laid on the Altar (Middlebury/Bread Loaf Book) by Adria Bernardi
A lyrical new novel recreates the lives of 16th-century Italian artists, artisans, and peasants.


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The Ladies Auxiliary by Tova Mirvis
When free-spirited Batsheva moves into the close-knit Orthodox community of Memphis, Tennessee, the already precarious relationship between the Ladies Auxiliary and their teenage daughters is shaken to the core. In this extraordinary novel, Tova Mirvis takes us into the fascinating and insular...  more


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The Letter (Christmas Box, Bk 3) by Richard Paul Evans
The Letter, the final book of the Christmas Box collection is, most simply stated, the love story of David and MaryAnne Parkin. But it is also everyone's love story, for it is about the storms that all relationships must face when the blissful state of romance vanishes into one of real-life...  more


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The Illuminator by Brenda Rickman Vantrease
It is England, in the late fourteenth century, a time when the whim of a lord or the pleasure of a bishop can seal nearly anyone's fate. The printing press has yet to be invented. Books, written only in Latin or Norman French, are rare and costly, painstakingly lettered and illuminated with...  more


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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in the captivating voice of a woman who refuses to live in...  more


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The Fly Swatter : How My Grandfather Made His Way in the World by Nicholas Dawidoff
The most interesting lives are not always the best-known lives, and this is the account of a truly fascinating person. The stories of Alexander Gerschenkron—his great escapes, his vivid wit, his feuds, his flirtations, and his supremely cultured mind—are the stuff of legend. Born in...  more


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The Gypsy Madonna by Santa Montefiore
A beguiling new novel from the internationally bestselling author of Last Voyage of the ValentinaWhen an elegant French antiques dealer dies in her adopted hometown of New York City, her son, Misha, is astonished to learn that she owned a priceless, uncataloged Titian known as The Gypsy Madonna....  more


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The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by Julie Lane
As the preface and the book puts it, "Draw close to the fire, all those who believe in the spirit of Christmas, whether you call it Santa Claus, or simply good will to men; and listen to the story of Nicholas the Woodcarver, a lover of little children. Follow him through his first years as a...  more


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The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich
What happens when a trained killer discovers that his true vocation is love? Having survived the killing fields of World War I, Fidelis Waldvogel returns home to his quiet German village and marries the pregnant widow of his best friend who was killed in action. With a suitcase full of...  more


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The Miracles of Prato: A Novel by Laurie Albanese & Laura Morowitz
Italy, 1456. The Renaissance is in glorious bloom, an age of unbridled creativity, commerce, art, and innovation. One of the most colorful men of this astonishing time is Fra Filippo Lippi, equally revered as a painter and reviled as a rogue. A great artist, he serves Cosimo de' Medici and the...  more


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The Moon Looked Down by Dorothy Garlock
Sophie Heller's family immigrated from Germany to Victory, a small town in Illinois, before WWII began. Now that the war has affected the town, the townspeople discriminate against Sophie and her family. When a train derails, it is an accident but the Heller family is blamed. Coming to Sophie's...  more


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The Morville Hours: The Story of a Garden by Katherine Swift
In 1988 Katherine Swift arrived at the Dower House at Morville to create a garden of her own. This beautifully written, utterly absorbing book is the history of the many people who have lived in the same Shropshire house, tending the same soil, passing down stories over the generations. Spanning...  more


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The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason
An extraordinary first novel that tells the story of a British piano tuner sent deep into Burma in the nineteenth century. In October 1886, Edgar Drake receives a strange request from the British War Office: he must leave his wife and his quiet life in London to travel to the jungles of...  more


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The Poellenberg Inheritance by Evelyn Anthony
The Poellenberg Salt is a priceless masterpiece of gold and jewels which was given during the rise of the Hitler regime by Princess Margaret von Hessel to General Bronsart. The general is now living secretly in Spain and one day he sends one of his friends, a mysterious Mr Black, to see his...  more


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The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway
From the shelter of a protective family, to the lessons of tragedy and independence, this is an indelible portrait of a harsh and beautiful country and the inspiring story of a remarkable woman's life. Jill Ker Conway is a noted historian, specializing in the experience of women in America,...  more


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The Secret Supper by Javier Sierra
Milan, 1497: Leonardo is completing The Last Supper. Pope Alexander VI is determined to execute him after realizing that the painting contains clues to a baffling and blasphemous message that he is driven to decode. The Holy Grail and the Eucharistic Bread are missing, there is no meat on the...  more


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The Summer of Katya by Trevanian
In the quiet Basque countryside in 1914, Jean-Marc Montjean, a handsome young doctor, is bewitched by the seductive, beautiful Katya. He is driven to know everything about her. He is devastated by the unspeakable secret horror buried in her past."A most exquisite, elegant, ingenious thriller."...  more


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The Serpent and the Moon : Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King by Princess ...
Set against the stunning backdrop of Renaissance France and peopled by the titans of European history, The Serpent and the Moon is a true story of love, war, intrigue, betrayal, and persecution. At its heart is one of the world's great love stories: the life-long devotion of King Henri II of...  more


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This Side of the Sky by Elyse Singleton
Their friendship began in Nadir, Mississippi. But the twentieth century would take Lilian Mayfield and Myraleen Chadham far beyond that rural town-to segregated Philadelphia, to an Army base in England during the Blitz; to the excitement of postwar Paris. Throughout their long journey, they...  more


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Too Much Tuscan Sun by Dario Castagno
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The Bellarosa Connection by Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow's very short novella is about a filthy-rich man known as "Mr. Mnemosyne," a memory specialist who is the head of a mnemonics group -- and the novel's narrator. As he dredges up from his memory the story of Harry Fonstein, a Jewish refugee who escaped the Nazis, the narrator -- an...  more


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Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table by Ruth Reichl
At an early age, Ruth Reichl discovered that "food could be a way of making sense of the world. . . . If you watched people as they ate, you could find out who they were." Her deliciously crafted memoir, Tender at the Bone, is the story of a life determined, enhanced, and defined in...  more


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The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs (Professor Dr Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld) by Alexande...
Invited to lecture in America, von Igelfeld envisions a visit to California or New York. Instead, he finds himself at the University of Arkansas. Still, in von Igelfeld's view, one American state is very like the other. An expert philologist, von Igelfeld prepares to deliver a talk on verbs,...  more


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The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar by Robert Alexander
Drawing from decades of work, travel, and research in Russia, Robert Alexander re-creates the tragic, perennially fascinating story of the final days of Nicholas and Alexandra as seen through the eyes of the Romanovs' young kitchen boy, Leonka. Now an ancient Russian immigrant, Leonka claims...  more


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Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother and Daughter Journey to the Sacred Places of Gr...
The New York Times bestselling memoir of pilgrimage and metamorphosis by the author of The Secret Life of Bees and her daughter. Sue Monk Kidd has touched the hearts of millions of readers with her beloved novels and acclaimed nonfiction. Now, in this wise and engrossing dual memoir, she and...  more


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Vive La Paris by Esme Raji Codell
Paris has come for piano lessons, not chopped-liver sandwiches or French lessons or free advice.  But when old Mrs. Rosen gives her a little bit more than she can handle, it might be just what Paris needs to understand the bully in her brother's life.and the bullies of the world.This companion...  more


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Voices of a Summer Day by Irwin Shaw
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When in Rome... : A Novel of Piazzas and Passion by Gemma Townley
When in Rome, do as Audrey Hepburn would do. Failing that, run off with your ex-boyfriend, carry suspicious packages through customs, and lie to the person who loves you. . . .Georgie Beauchamp is totally happy and in love with her wonderful, dependable boyfriend, David. So why does she always...  more


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When the Elephants Dance : A Novel by Tess Uriza Holthe
“Papa explains the war like this: ‘When the elephants dance, the chickens must be careful.’ The great beasts, as they circle one another, shaking the trees and trumpeting loudly, are the Amerikanos and the Japanese as they fight. And our Philippine Islands? We are the small...  more


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When Elephants Weep : The Emotional Lives of Animals by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson &am...
This national bestseller exploring the complex emotional lives of animals was hailed as "a masterpiece" by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas and as "marvelous" by Jane Goodall.The popularity of When Elephants Weep has swept the nation, as author Jeffrey Masson appeared on Dateline NBC, Good Morning...  more


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Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts
A pregnant teenager abandoned by her boyfriend in Sequoyah, Oklahoma, finds a new home with the eccentric and caring people of the community. Talk about unlucky sevens. An hour ago, seventeen-year-old, seven months pregnant Novalee Nation was heading for California with her boyfriend. Now...  more


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When in France by Christopher Sinclair-stevenson
From Publishers Weekly:  It's a pleasure to join Sinclair-Stevenson's journeys through France, via his stylish evocations of storied people and places, past and present. The British author broadens one's views on French kings, authors, composers and artists as well as on...  more


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Zoia's Gold by Philip Sington
Stockholm, December 1999. Madam Zoia, the enigmatic "painter on gold," is dead. The last surviving member of the Romanov court, she leaves behind a house full of paintings, a collection of private papers, and a mystery. Marcus Elliot travels to Sweden to write the catalog that will...  more


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On the Road with Francis of Assisi: A Timeless Journey Through Umbria and Tuscany, an...
On the Road with Francis of Assisi offers a unique and lively travelogue of parallel journeys: that of Francis of Assisi on his way to sainthood in the thirteenth century, and that of author Linda Bird Francke, who followed his path through the beauty of central and coastal Italy?and even on to...  more


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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier b...
Thad Carhart never realized there was a gap in his life until he happened upon Desforges Pianos, a demure little shopfront in his Paris neighborhood that seemed to want to hide rather than advertise its wares. Like Alice in Wonderland, he found his attempts to gain entry rebuffed at every turn....  more


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Savoir-Flair: 211 Tips for Enjoying France and the French by Polly Platt
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The Road Home by Rose Tremain
In the wake of factory closings and his beloved wife's death, Lev is on his way from Eastern Europe to London, seeking work to support his mother and his little daughter. After a spell of homelessness, he finds a job in the kitchen of a posh restaurant, and a room in the house of an...  more


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Flower of Scotland by Emma Blair
In the idyllic summer of 1912, all seems rosy for Murdo Drummond and his four children. Charlotte is ecstatically in love with Geoffrey; Peter prepares for the day when he will inherit the family distillery, while Andrew, gregarious and fun-loving, is already turning heads and hearts. Nell, the...  more


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Friends Talking in the Night : Sixty Years of Writing for The New Yorker by Philip Ha...
From a writer of astonishing versatility, this wonderfully rich collection of pieces is both a memoir  of Philip Hamburger's writing life and a vivid and various record of the world he has lived in. Hamburger first went to work for The New Yorker in 1939, under the aegis of Harold...  more


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Jack and Rochelle : A Holocaust Story of Love and Resistance by Jack Sutin & Roch...
Jack and Rochelle Sutin crossed paths in the winter of 1942-43, when, after separate escapes from Nazi ghetto labor camps, they discovered each other in the wooded lands of Poland. The forest where they remained in hiding was a place where many Jews and Russians, the so-called partisans, had...  more


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Victorine : A Novel by Catherine Texier
In this lush, lyrical, and marvelously evocative novel, Catherine Texier takes a mystery from her family’s past and draws from it a portrait of a remarkable woman—her great-grandmother Victorine. A young schoolteacher in a quiet province in France, Victorine had married and had two...  more


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I Am Rembrandt's Daughter by Lynn Cullen
With her mother dead of the plague, and her beloved brother newly married and moved away, Cornelia van Rijn finds herself without a friend or confidante—save her difficult father. Out of favor with Amsterdam’s elite, and considered brash and unreasonable by his patrons, Rembrandt van...  more


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Wait Till Next Year : A Memoir by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Wait Till Next Year is the story of a young girl growing up in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, when owning a single-family home on a tree-lined street meant the realization of dreams, when everyone knew everyone else on the block, and the children gathered in the streets to play from sunup...  more


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An Old-Fashioned Christmas by Tracie Peterson & Colleen Reece & Loree Lough &...
Four inspirational love stories from Christmases past comprise this collection. Includes For the Love of a Child by Sally Laity, Miracle on Kismet Hill by Loree Lough, Christmas Flower by Colleen L. Reece, and God Jul by Tracie Peterson.


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The Shakers (Perspectives on History) by Unknown Author
In 1774, a band of English religious dissenters came to America seeking redemption and earthly paradise through hard work and good deeds. They were called Shakers, and their leader was a mysterious and charismatic woman known as Mother Ann Lee. They founded their first community in Watervliet,...  more


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Emilie's Voice by Susanne Dunlap
Set against the backdrop of Paris and the court of Versailles, ?milie's Voice introduces a young heroine of modest upbringing who possesses a special gift: the voice of an angel. When distinguished composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier hears ?milie's voice, he offers to instruct her in the art of...  more


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All the Living by C. E. Morgan
One summer, a young woman travels with her lover to the isolated tobacco farm he has inherited after his family dies in a terrible accident. As Orren works to save his family farm from drought, Aloma struggles with the loneliness of farm life and must find her way in a combative,...  more


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The Winter Travelers: A Christmas Fable by Don J. Snyder
It has been a hard year in New York City for princes and for beggars; and twenty-eight year old Charlie Andrews, a Wall Street profiteer, believes he has lost everything that matters in the world when he steps out onto the window ledge of the twenty-second floor of The Waldorf Hotel on a cold...  more


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The Eleventh Man by Ivan Doig
Driven by the memory of a fallen teammate, TSU's 1941 starting lineup went down as legend in Montana football history, charging through the season undefeated. Two years later, the "Supreme Team" is caught up in World War II. Ten of them are scattered around the globe in the...  more


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Groucho : The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx by Stefan Kanfer
This definitive biography of one of the world’s greatest comedians unflinchingly yet affectionately uncovers the man behind the cigar. Here is the amazing career of the man the world recognized as Groucho: the improbable disasters of the vaudeville years; the Marx Brothers, an act so...  more


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Good Night, Maman by Norma Fox Mazer & Wade Huntsman
Karin Levi’s world of family, school, and friends is torn apart when the German army occupies Paris in June of 1940. Karin and her brother, Marc, like Jews all over Europe, find themselves on the run, seeking safety wherever they can find it. When Marc obtains two coveted places aboard a...  more


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On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction (30th Anniversary Edition) b...
On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity, and its warmth of style. It is a book for anybody who wants to learn how to write, whether about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts, or about yourself. Its principles and insights have made it a...  more


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Hilda and Pearl : A Novel by Alice Mattison
To Frances, an only child living in McCarthy-era Brooklyn, her mother, Hilda, and her aunt Pearl seem as if they have always been friends. Frances does not question the love between the two women until her father's job as a teacher is threatened by anti-Communism, just as Frances begins to learn...  more


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Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown & Clement Hurd (Illustrator)
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room -- to the picture of the three little bears sitting in chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by...  more


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Debbie Mumms 12 Days of Christmas by Debbie Mumm
Delightful Christmas projects such as quick and easy quilts, ideas for gift giving, delicious recipes and more


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Lift-Your-Spirits Quote Book by Allen Klein
Another outstanding collection of quotes from the bestselling motivational speaker and author. This time there are over 650 words of wisdom to inspire and nurture body, mind, and soul, all arranged thematically to cover such topics as friendship, laughter, nature, faith, happiness, and much...  more


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Two-Hour Quilted Christmas Projects by Cheri Saffiote
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No Pretty Pictures : A Child of War by Anita Lobel
Nominated for a 1998 National Book Award for Young People's Literature, No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War is Anita Lobel's gripping memoir of surviving the Holocaust. A Caldecott-winning illustrator of such delightful picture books as On Market Street, it is difficult to believe Lobel endured...  more


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The Kiss by Danielle Steel
Isabelle Forrester is the wife of a prominent Parisian banker who has long since shut her out of his heart. For lonely years, Isabelle has lived a life of isolation, pouring her passions into caring for her desperately ill son, Teddy, and into making their Paris home as happy as possible for her...  more


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