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Series: Family Tree


THE LONG WAY HOME by Ann M. Martin
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"Despite some wooden writing, Martin succeeds here by illuminating the fraught family relationships strained by separation, financial stress and individual aspiration. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
Martin continues the multigenerational saga begun in Better to Wish (2013) with this second entry, spanning the years 1955-1971. Read full book review >
BETTER TO WISH by Ann M. Martin
Released: May 1, 2013

"Some threads—whither Orrin?—are left dangling. But the deftly rendered theme of personal resilience, laced with romance and Americana, will earn this a deservedly wide audience. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
Martin delivers the first novel of a planned quartet, set to span four generations of daughters. Read full book review >