Last Call at the Nightingale, by Katherine Schellman

★★★ An atmosphere that transports you to the back alleys of 1920s New York in stellar fashion, with engaging characters walking through a story that is just shy of being good enough for them Set around a speakeasy in prohibition era New York, Last Call at the Nightingale transports you to the world of Vivian …

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A Rip Through Time by Kelley Armstrong

★★★★ Just enough inspiration from well-known favorites like Outlander to intrigue, with enough original fun to thrive on its own - looking forward to the next books in the series As a sometimes rabid Outlander lover (ok, all the time, I have the scotch thistle wedding ring…), I am a sentimentalist who gives a chance …

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Notes on Your Sudden Disappearance by Alison Espach

★★★ Sometimes gripping, sometimes slow and always a tad bit confusing. Still not entirely sure how I feel about it, but credit where credit is due that I am still thinking about it two weeks later. Touted as a ‘coming of age’ story and classified in some places as mystery, a more apt description might …

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Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

★★★★ Beautifully written, enthralling though at times slow tale of a woman before her time, a victim of her time, and both popular and easy to dislike. But don't let the prologue fool you into thinking you're embarking on an exciting story of her aviation career. "Mwanzo is the word in Swahili for "beginnings". But …

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