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"I get an urge, like a pregnant elephant, to go away and give birth to a book."  STEPHEN FRY

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ISBN: 9781101886717
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Published: Del Rey Books - January 24th, 2017

A fine sci-fi tale.  Can't wait to read WAKING GODS, the second volume, which comes out in April.


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ISBN: 9780062356260
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Published: William Morrow & Company - February 21st, 2017

The author of ORPHAN TRAIN writes about Christina Olson, the model for artist Andrew Wyeth's "Christina's World".  Beautifully written.


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ISBN: 9780425283257
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 9th, 2016

Terrific crime thriller set in Milwaukee.  Peter Ash will "star" in several more novels.  Very entertaining!


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ISBN: 9781501128660
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Published: Washington Square Press - December 27th, 2016

Australian writer Hay's fine novel, set after WWII, looks at loss, grief and the power of literature.


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ISBN: 9781524760786
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Published: Hogarth Press - August 22nd, 2017

A remarkable novel.  One of the best I've read this year.


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ISBN: 9780062658012
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 5th, 2017

An excellent novel about the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands during WWII, seen through the eyes of a young Dutch teen who joins the German Navy.


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ISBN: 9781328745484
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Published: Mariner Books - September 12th, 2017

Three novellas about Chinese Americans during different periods of history.  I really enjoyed it!. 


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ISBN: 9781590515525
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Published: Other Press (NY) - July 10th, 2012

This is the fourth book I've read by Boyne.  This time he follows the friendship between two soldiers during WWI.  Absolutely worth every word! 


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ISBN: 9780393354843
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 19th, 2017

Bravo!  Let's give this book a standing ovation!  Rose Tremain tells a story about frienship, love and passion... set in Switzerland.  I loved it!


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ISBN: 9781101974575
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Published: Anchor Books - October 17th, 2017

A fine novel centered around young Adam Raine...his younger years living in a coal town in Britain, his middle years fighting during WWI.  Tolkien based part of the book on his grandfather J. R.R. Tolkien's experiences fighting in the battle of the Somme.