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Forgotten Room

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ISBN: 9780307473752
Availability: Special Order
Published: Anchor - May 31st, 2016

Child is a master of the psychological thriller. With the suicide of a brilliant scientist and the discovery of a secret room filled with bizarre machinery, Professor Jeremy Logan, “enigmologist,” is called on to uncover who is behind a plot to revive a long forgotten and dangerous research project. A tightly composed thriller of scientific research gone awry. ~ Reviewed by Jen Canfield

Circling the Sun

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ISBN: 9780345534200
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 31st, 2016

Richly drawn with a stunning command of setting and character this fictional memoir of Beryl Markham immediately draws the reader into her unconventional,complex and captivating life. Abandoned by her mother she became fearless and independent at an early age . Growing up on her father’s horse farm in Kenya her determination and natural affinity with animals earned her a trainer’s licence at 16. As the youngest and only English female horse trainer she socialized with the colonial expat community. There she met and fell in love with Denys Finch Hatton the long time lover of Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa. This ill-fated love triangle would shape Beryl’s destiny and lead her to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. ~ Reviewed by Jen Canfield

Lilac Girls

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ISBN: 9781101883075
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 5th, 2016

Ravensbruck was Hitler's infamous all-female concentration camp. Inspired by real life events, Lilac Girls tells the story of three women whose lives are linked in disparate ways by virtue of the camp. Impassioned and intense, this is a deeply affecting novel of loyalty,bravery and sisterhood under horrific circumstances. A moving and unforgettable read. ~ Reviewed by Jen Canfield


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