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Set in the 19th-century world of monarchs, this book chronicles the haunting, rebellious lives of Qajar women.

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A God in Ruins

By Kate Atkinson

The author explores the ravages of war and its aftermath as she follows the Todd family into the 21st century.

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The Dynamite Room

By Jason Hewitt

Imagine how WWII might have looked to an English girl who has lost her brother to the fighting. Imagine further how she would feel if the enemy then came into her home.

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Church of Marvels

By Leslie Parry

Quirky, colorful characters inhabit this delightful novel set in late-19th-century New York City.

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Michelle Obama: A Life

By Peter Slevin

A premature retrospective on a subject whose time has yet to come.

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A portrait of the reformer during a perilous time both for him and his movement.

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The Turner House

By Angela Flournoy

Family ties — and the misunderstandings that threaten to sever them — lie at the heart of this wonderful novel.

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An almost cinematic examination of antiquity's seminal killing.