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Love and Ruin by Paula McLain

Love and Ruin by Paula McLain is a historical fiction book that focuses on on Ernest Hemingway’s third wife, Martha Gellhorn. Martha was a respected and celebrated person with many accomplishments. She was a war correspondent for 60 years, and an author in … Continue reading

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Mr. Crum’s Potato Predicament by Anne Renaud

Mr. Crum’s Potato Predicament by Anne Renaud is a wonderful book for children. It is based on the story of how the potato chip was finally created. Mr. Crum was a wonderful cook who was known far and wide as … Continue reading

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Nørth: How to Live Scandinavian by Brontë Aurell

Nørth: How to Live Scandinavian by Brontë Aurell is a fun introduction to Scandinavia.  This book is filled with recipes, instructions and playful sideways satirical jabs at each of the three Scandinavian countries. From the OCD “it has to be … Continue reading

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The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe tells the story of Dita Krauss, who acted as a librarian in Auschwitz (where books were forbidden), and how she coped. The story tell about the a harrowing look at what life was like … Continue reading

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10 Routes That Crossed the World by Gillian Richardson

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10 Routs that Crossed the World by Gillian Richardson is a book that discusses the history behind 10 important routes in the world. Each chapter begins with a short story based on the specific route and then proceeds to facts … Continue reading

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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison

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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison is a board book for young readers with elements of American history. It is a wonderful book that has a basic intro to people of the American Revolution. In this book Ben has … Continue reading

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The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling

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The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling is a powerful and shocking story about a family during The Second Anglo-Boer War during the early part of the 20th century in Africa. It’s a historical fiction story that is inspired … Continue reading

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Desert Moon by Susan Page Davis

Desert Moon by Susan Page Davis is a wonderful historical fiction. The story takes place in Arizona. There is a sweet romance throughout the story with a little bit of danger and mystery added. The story begins fast with a stage coach … Continue reading

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My Heart Belonds in the Superstition: Carmela’s Quandry by Susan Page Davis

My Heart Belongs in the Superstition Mountains: Carmela’s Quandry by Susan Page Davis is the second book in the My Heart Belongs series. Carmela’s Quandry is a Christian Western with a touch of romance. It is set in 1866 in the Arizona … Continue reading

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Super Women: Six Scientists Who Changed the World

Super Women: Six Scientists Who Changed the World shares biographies of six female scientists, whose discoveries have had an immeasurable impact on the world, but due to their gender, have been forgotten by history.  This book includes biographies about Shark expert … Continue reading

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