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BOOK REVIEW

GRACE FOR AN ISLAND MEAL by Rachel Field
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2006

"Lovers of island life will find this an irresistible treat. (Poetry/religion. 3-6)"
An idyllic day in Maine is the setting for this cheerful interpretation of Newbery Medalist Field's tribute to island life. Read full book review >

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RACHEL HULIN
by Megan Labrise

Fancy a Dangerous Liaisons-styledelicacy? Rachel Hulin’s epistolary debut features some lip-smacking secrets between brother and sister.

“I love epistolary novels,” says Hulin, author of Hey Harry, Hey Matilda. “I always try to think about how to get that voyeuristic voice without letters...but it just feels like you’re not getting in there. I really want to be in ...


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THE LION INSIDE by Rachel Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2016

"Mostly funny and fun to read but slightly off-kilter. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A timid mouse decides that he must risk confronting a lion in order to make himself heard. Read full book review >

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RACHEL CUSK
by J.W. Bonner

In the beginning is the word—not a person, self, or character. And so it is with the newest work of fiction by Rachel Cusk. Transit, her latest novel, is the middle novel of a trilogy that began with 2015’s Outline. In Transit, after a divorce, the narrator, Faye (whose name, as with so many traditional fiction markers, is largely absent ...


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RACHEL IGNOTOFSKY
by Megan Labrise

August 6, 1926 was a bad day for a swim between England and France: the water was choppy; it started to rain; and the strong current was against Gertrude Ederle, a 19-year-old long-distance swimmer from New York City. Nevertheless, she persisted, becoming the first woman to swim the English Channel and setting a new world record (14 hours, 31 minutes ...


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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A feast for readers looking to taste the luxurious lifestyle of the English upper crust."
Field's debut historical novel takes a look at upper-class life in 18th-century England. Read full book review >

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WHAT I'M WATCHING FOR- JULY 2017
by Leila Roy

This is the time of year that feels like someone has their finger on the fast-forward button—it’s already time to comb through this month’s new releases!

These are some of the books that I’m planning to pick up:

Spirit Hunters, by Ellen Oh

I read an advanced copy of this one months ago, and I’m SO looking forward to reading ...


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A CURIOUS INVITATION by Suzette  Field
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Like the chatter at a cocktail party: fun but forgettable."
Events promoter Field summarizes soirees that only happen between the covers of a book—or when her Last Tuesday Society reproduces them in London. Read full book review >