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“The pickle today might have been a miscalculation…”

The Lost Art of Mixing by Erica Bauermeister There are no villains here, just people, living their lives, making the mistakes we all make, and looking for love. All the action centers around Lillian’s restaurant, her sous-chef Chloe and dishwasher … Continue reading

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Shutting up the Oxfordians

The Bookman’s Tale: A Novel of Obsession by Charlie Lovett Peter Byerly, an antiquarian book dealer, has escaped to England to try to recover from the death of his beloved wife, Amanda, when he finds a painting of her between … Continue reading

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You’ll even find out who the Abbe Faria was in real life.

The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss Born in 1762 on the French sugar plantation hellhole of Sainte-Domingue (now Haiti) of a French wastrel nobleman and a slave woman, Alex Dumas … Continue reading

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