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Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry is the sequel to Lonesome Dove, one of my favourite books of all time.

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Thanks to @SheReads BookClub I received a copy of Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Molly, a troubled teen, uncovers an older woman, Vivan's, past while completing her community service hours. But this story is more unique because the background is the real life time in history when orphans were taken on trains to be distributed to new families. . . many times as indentured servants. I could not put this book down!

13 Exciting Historical Fiction Books By Women That Will Make You Feel Like You're Traveling Through Time

Historical fiction has gotten a bad rap for being dull, boring, and even predictable, but this book nerd is here to tell you that's a pretty unfair assessment. Forget the grumbling and groaning you used to do in your high school history class, becaus

I really enjoyed this book about a woman who worked at Tiffany's in NY during WWII. Beautiful account of that period of time. A great, light, summer read for sure.

The World of Pooh: The Complete Winnie the Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner by A.A. Milne, illustrated by E.H. Shepard

The World of Pooh: The Complete Winnie the Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner by A.A. Milne, illustrated by E.H. Shepard (1957 edition).

The sequel to Frank McCourt's memoir of his Irish Catholic boyhood, Angela's Ashes, picks up the story in October 1949, upon his arrival in America.