Monthly Archives: June 2017

Golden Hill: A Novel of Old New York – Francis Spufford

The merchants of New York didn’t know what to make of Mr. Smith, a handsome young man who appeared out of the rain and fog at the door or Lovell & Company on Golden Hill Street. He was bearing an … Continue reading

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Midnight at the Electric – Jodi Lynn Anderson

Future Earth has been ruined by past generations so a project to create sustainable life on Mars was begun.  Adri has been selected for this next group of colonists.  She lost her parents in a flood and was raised in … Continue reading

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Song of the Current – Sarah Tolcser

Caroline has been raised by her father, a wherryman, and has lived her life on the river transporting goods from port to port on board their beloved wherry.  Until pirates destroy many wherry boats searching for a special crate.  Caro’s … Continue reading

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Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls’ Escape from Slavery to Union Hero – Cate Lineberry

During the wee hours of the morning, May 13, 1862, the 147-foot sidewheel steamer Planter made its way out of the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. The Confederate fortifications assumed the ship to be on its usual errands. It never … Continue reading

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