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Need to Know by Karen Cleveland - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781524797027
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 23rd, 2018

Read the first two pages and you'll be hooked.
Written by an ex-CIA analyst, this book is fast-paced and full of suspense and action. If I tell you more I will spoil it for you! ~ Reviewed by Suzanne Rice


Strangers in Budapest by Jessica Keener - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781616204976
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Published: Algonquin Books - November 14th, 2017

Annie and Will are newcomers to Budapest, where they.intend to start a business. They have had a request from friends back in the states to check up on an elderly man, who has also recently moved there. What starts out as a considerate gesture turns mysterious when the couple become embroiled in the man's secretive and dangerous reason for being in the city. The novel's great twists and turns will keep you spellbound. ~ Reviewed by Suzanne Rice


Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780393249316
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 19th, 2017

Many people are forced out of the conventional way of life by financial hardships or health issues. Some simply choose a nomadic way of life, living out of their cars, RVs and even trailers. The author follows one nomad, a woman who travels around the country enduring long hours at temporary jobs that offer only minimum pay. But foregoing the conventional way of life may be just what she needs. This intimate look at the struggles of the once-middle class is eye opening and a must read! ~ Reviewed by Suzanne Rice


Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781492646617
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - January 16th, 2018

She is not the Clara Kelley that the Carnegie family is expecting, but she assumes her new role as Ladies Maid to the mistress of Andrew Carnegie's house in Pittsburgh. Her resolve to support her own family in Ireland propels Clara into a keeping up the charade. But when Andrew begins to rely on Clara for her understanding of business, she wonders if she can actually keep her secret. A wonderful story which shows how Carnegie became one of the most influential philanthropists. ~ Reviewed by Suzanne Rice


The Twelve-Mile Straight by Eleanor Henderson - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062422088
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Published: Ecco Press - September 12th, 2017

The Jesup farm is located on Twelve-Mile Straight, a road in Georgia. Juke Jesup works the cotton fields with his black field hand, Genus Jackson. When Genus is accused of raping Juke's daughter Elma, her father takes matters into his own hands and in the end, Genus is hung and dragged along the Twelve Mile Straight. With Elma pregnant and Nan, the housekeeper, hiding her own secrets, Juke forces them into a string of lies that ultimately unravel their fragile world. A strong story confronting racial and social injustice. ~ Reviewed by Suzanne Rice


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