Contemporary

A Love Vertigo

November 14, 2014
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Ruby Lambert is the eldest daughter in the eccentric Lambert family of Hingham, Massachusetts. Angus Aleshire is a charming, smart and athletic boy who the Lamberts try to help, and who shares Ruby’s unconventional bent and love of the piano. And, in Amanda Holmes‘s novel “I Know Where I Am When I’m Falling” Ruby and Angus fall in love. But Angus has a dark side. His boyish charms start to wear thin, costing him family…

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Obsessed With the Past to Save the Future

October 27, 2014
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When Stanislaw Gombrowicz falls into a coma he finds himself in the strange land of Pileck with a new name and no memory. As we learn in James Eddy‘s novel “The Dark Era” in this new world, a war is raging between the people of Pileck and their monstrous enemies the Sinistrians and the Curzonians. Danger seems to be everywhere but as Stanislaw’s strength grows so does the threat when it becomes clear that it…

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Click Here – The Hit Trilogy Concludes

October 3, 2014
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Love. Marriage. Infidelity. Parenthood. Crises of identity. Death. And cupcakes. The themes in Lisa Becker‘s novel “Right Click,” the third and final installment in the Click series, couldn’t be more pressing for this group of friends, as they navigate through their 30s. Six months have passed since we last eavesdropped on the hilarious, poignant and oftentimes inappropriate email adventures of Renee and friends. As the lighthearted, slice of life story continues to unfold, relationships are…

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A Family, a Bygone Era – And Baseball

September 17, 2014
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September 1953… Minor league baseball pitcher Dancer Stonemason is three days from his major league debut. And with his wife and son cheering him on, he pitches the greatest game of his life. And then loses everything. Dancer never gets his shot at the big leagues, settling instead for a blue collar job that pays the bills. Told against the backdrop of America’s postwar challenges — from Little Rock to the Bay of Pigs to…

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A Woman’s Desperate Search for The Baby They Made Her Give Up

September 12, 2014
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Catharine Chase’s entire life is built on a secret. In 1972, at age sixteen, she got pregnant. An embarrassment to her parents, Catharine was exiled to a maternity home to carry out her pregnancy far away from the watchful eyes of their tight-knit community. But what no one told her was that she wouldn’t be allowed to keep her baby. With her daughter’s screams still echoing in her ears, the medical staff told Catharine she’d…

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