Book reviews

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Juliette Gordon Low by Stacy Cordery

Juliette Gordon Low - Cordery

Think of Girl Scouts, and girls selling cookies comes to mind. But how did they become synonymous with these tasty treats? Who is the person behind Girl Scouts, USA?

5 Twisted Fairy Tales

Lies, Knives, and Girls in Red Dresses

Neverland. The Enchanted Forest. Ever After. They’re nice vacation spots, but you wouldn’t want a permanent residence in any of those locations. Don’t believe it? Pick up any of these titles and take an armchair tour of the otherworlds.

The Changeling by Philippa Gregory

Changeling by Gregory

With the first book in her Order of Darkness series, Philippa Gregory sets a tale of romance, intrigue, and Inquisition in the startling and delightful ambiance of pre-Enlightenment Europe.

January First by Michael Schofield

January First

By the time January Schofield is two years old, she can do multiplication and division problems, knows the periodic table by heart, loves to read, and has imaginary friends that tell her to hurt herself and others.

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

Paris Wife

In The Paris Wife, Paula McLain re-imagines the marriage of Ernest Hemingway and Hadley Johnson as wildly romantic and bleakly tragic -- and in doing so, makes us want to read more Hemingway.