We Are All Good People Here by Susan Rebecca White

It's the early 60's and two girls meet and become best friends at an elite girls school. Eve comes from old money in Atlanta, while Daniella has been raised Methodist but has a Jewish father. When they befriend one of the maids at the school who is black and plan to join a sorority together, …

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The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali

Set in 1950's Tehran and bookended with parts set in modern day America, this is a beautiful love story set in a time of political upheaval. Roya is a teenage girl who loves to step into the paper and pencil shaving secented world of the stationery and bookstore near her school. There she meets Bahman, …

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All The Wrong Places by Lisa Lieberman

Cara Walden is the beautiful starlet daughter of a well known Hollywood director, who flees to London with her half brother Gray when he's targeted by the Hollywood Blacklist. He's fleeing political persecution, and she's fleeing the memory of an affair that left her used and pregnant. In London, they fall in with Left Wing …

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Six Tudor Queens: Katharine Of Aragon, The True Queen by Alison Weir

There's something about Henry VIII and his wives that is endlessly fascinating. I've read a few different books about him, his wives, and also his children, most especially Elizabeth I. One of the best historians of the period, and one of the most easily accessible, is Alison Weir. Her works on the period are incredibly …

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