Tag Archives: Adoption

Look Again by Lisa Scottoline

From Goodreads:  “When reporter Ellen Gleeson gets a ‘Have You Seen This Child?’ flyer in the mail, she almost throws it away. But something about it makes her look again, and her heart stops; the child in the photo is … Continue reading

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The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley

Maia D’Apliese is one of six girls adopted by a wealthy bachelor, raised in a mansion on the shores of Lake Geneva.  When “Pa Salt” mysteriously dies, each daughter is given a clue to their ancestry.  The Seven Sisters is the … Continue reading

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The House Girl by Tara Conklin

The House Girl is a work of historical fiction about a 17 year old slave, Josephine Bell, who runs away from her master in 1852.  Fast forward to the 2004:  a New York City attorney, Lina Sparrow, is assigned to a … Continue reading

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Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay

I picked up this novel because I love ballet and the plot had something to do with the subject.  However, it’s more of a backdrop, and the main character, Nina Revskaya, is an aged, former ballerina, so the ballet portion … Continue reading

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Digging To America by Ann Tyler

Two couples meet by chance at the Baltimore airport.  They have seemingly nothing in common.  Brad and Bitsy Donaldson are earthy Americans (Bitsy weaves her own cloth!), and Sami and Ziba Yazdan are Iranian-Americans (who long to fully embrace American … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs was a wonderful book. Because Jobs was a long time hero of mine I was familiar with many of the stories in the book. Yet Isaacson wove them into a complete biography and added in some personal background … Continue reading

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