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TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD by Eowyn Ivey
To the Bright Edge of the World takes us to Alaska in the late 1800’s. The novel is loosely based on an actual expedition by a Lieutenant in the US Army up the Wolverine River. We learn the story through correspondence mostly between Lieutenant Forrester and his wife Sophie.  It is beautifully written and captures both the hardships and the beauty of Alaska.
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SMITTEN KITCHEN EVERY DAY By Deb Perelman
For anyone who follows Smitten Kitchen you are aware her new cookbook has just been released.  More great recipes from Deb Perelman – she has a great way of fine tuning the recipes and I love that she keeps the use of prep down to a minimum. Makes for easy clean up.

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MAGPIE MURDERS by Anthony Horowitz
This is a great whodunit (coming from someone who doesn’t normally like murder mysteries). Set in a small village in England, with all the usual suspects, it’s hard to put down.

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HELLO FROM THE GILLESPIES by Monica McInerney
Here is a great summer read, it is funny and perfect for the beach or pool.

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UNORTHODOX by Deborah Feldman
This memoir is fascinating. Anyone curious about the elusive world of the Hasidic Sect, will not be able to put this book down.

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A HOUSE IN THE SKY by Amanda Lindhout & Sara Corbett
This is the true story of a Canadian girl kidnapped in Somalia.  I could not put it down. It is a harrowing, riveting and captivating story.

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LUCKY BOY by Shanthi Sekaran
Just finished Lucky Boy and loved it.  It is a well written and timely story of a baby born in the USA to a Mexican girl who is in the country illegally and an Indian-American couple unable to have children.
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