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ISBN: 9781616203740
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Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - April 7th, 2015

An amazing story, which takes place in Turkey 100 years ago, during the Armenian genocide. This is a story of family, love, politics and tragedy.  Historical fiction at its best. This timely book educates, while it tells a tale. It helps the reader to understand this terrible tragedy while giving hope to the future.


ISBN: 9781492604952
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 5th, 2015

Kathryn Craft is a wonderful local author of fiction. Her latest book, Far End of Happy, is based on a real-life event in Kathryn’s life here in Bucks County. This story takes place in a 24 hour period and sweeps you into its fast-paced drama.


ISBN: 9781455599875
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 21st, 2015

A beautifully written book about loss, but also about the importance of family and the relationships in our lives. Poetic, lyrical, important.


ISBN: 9780143125846
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Published: Penguin Books - June 24th, 2014

Although Elizabeth Gilbert’s Signature of All Things is very different from her previous book Eat Pray Love, it’s similar in that its main character is also a woman finding her way in this world through her work, her love and her sense of adventure.  This time in the 18th and 19th century!  A joy to read.


ISBN: 9780143121701
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Published: Penguin Books - May 5th, 2015

I loved the Secret Life of Bees and the Mermaid Chair, so I had high expectations for the Invention of Wings. It did not disappoint. This work of historical fiction, is loosely based on the story of Sarah Grimley, an early abolitionist and woman’s activist in the 1800’s. A story of friendship, betrayal, hope and the search for a better life.


ISBN: 9780812993158
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Published: Random House - April 14th, 2015


Beautifully written story of a woman in the 19th century who leaves a loveless marriage, moves to Paris and becomes the writer George Sands. A literary escape.

ISBN: 9780671646783
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Published: Fireside Books - April 2nd, 1987

This book gave me ideas to use to think in new ways about my role in my job, my relationships and my community. Practical suggestions to achieve my goals. This book is a Women’s Business Book Club pick for June with Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, Vail Garvin facilitating!