Cover: The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Review: The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books by Marta McDowell Timber Press, 2017. Hardcover, 390 pages. With accurate and often vivid descriptions, McDowell recreated the places where Laura Ingalls Wilder lived and that readers know from the Little House books.  In the first part of the book,…

Cover: Knoll

Review: Knoll

Knoll by Stephen Hillard SelectBooks, 2017.  Hardcover, 256 pages. Knoll is a novel that reexamines the John F. Kennedy assassination in a more contemporary context.  There are two different modern storylines.  The more cryptic and shorter one is that of Banner McCoy, a NSA agent who discovered her project is meant to destroy anyone remotely…

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Review: The Wildling Sisters

The Wildling Sisters by Eve Chase G.P. Putnam and Sons, 2017.  Hardcover, 384 pages. Eve Chase’s sophomore novel features Applecote Manor as a character shared between two timelines.  The first, set in 1959, the four Wilde sisters leave their London flat for a summer in the Cotswolds with their aunt and uncle.  None of the…

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Review: The Little French Bistro

The Little French Bistro by Nina George Crown, 2017.  Hardcover, 336 pages. Despondent, Marianne decides to commit suicide rather than to continue living in a loveless marriage with a man who treats her wrong.  When she is saved from drowning, she is taken to a hospital where she finds a hand-painted tile that calls to…