The White Hare by Jane Johnson

Set in the 1950's in Cornwall, this book is the story of three generations of a Polish family who buy a house in hopes of making it turn a profit. There's the stylish but crotchety grandmother, the mother starting over after a bad break up, and the 5 year old daughter. In order to make …

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The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford

In the 1830's, Afong Moy was the first Chinese woman to set foot on American soil. She made money as a curiosity, exhibited like a carnival attraction, and at some point seemed to disappear from historical records. In this book, Jamie Ford takes this historical figure as his starting point and mixes in the notion …

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Moonlight and The Pearler’s Daughter by Lizzie Pook

Western Australia, 1896. Eliza Brightwell decides to take matters into her own hands when her father mysteriously disappears off his boat while out on a pearl diving expedition with his crew. Time is of the essence when the local constabulary are clearly intent on arresting the wrong man and she must race to find out …

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The Postmistress Of Paris by Meg Waite Clayton

Born into money in the Mid-West, Nanee finds her true home in Paris. So when war breaks out and the German tanks enter the city, rather than leaving, she stays and joins the Resistance. She helps get famous artists targeted by the Nazi's out of the country and also carries messages, being dubbed The Postmistress. …

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