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Searchlight Library Sweet Treats Book Club Tuesday a. The Mapmaker's Children: a novel, Sarah McCoy

If historical fiction is your jam, check out The Mapmaker's Children by Sarah McCoy. It follows the crafty, map-making daughter of an abolitionist.

May Must Reads

The Mapmaker's Children: Sarah Mccoy. A story of Sarah Brown, daughter of abolitionist John Brown, who becomes a mapmaker for the Underground Railroad and Eden, a modern woman who discovers a doll with an Underground Railroad message in a root cellar.


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The universe, or, The wonders of creation. The infinitely great and the infinitely little (1883) -F.A.Pouchet

Love the title! Cover of 'THE UNIVERSE' [or 'The Wonders of Creation: The Infinitely Great and The Infinitely Little], written by F. Pouchet, with illustrations by A.

13 historical fiction books to read this year. If you love history books, check out these great novels, including some WWII fiction and books based on true stories.

13 Historical Fiction Books Coming in August

This list of new historical fiction books includes everything from World War II intrigue to the Vikings, as well as a new release from Philippa Gregory!

29 New Books You'll Want to Read This Fall '15 (The 3rd & final installment in the Pulitzer Prize winner's Last Hundred Years trilogy)

29 New Books You'll Want to Read This Fall

Golden Age is the third and final installment in the Pulitzer Prize winner's Last Hundred Years trilogy (Jane Smiley). - 29 New Books You'll Want to Read This Fall

Sue Monk Kidd - The Invention of Wings. Set in Charleston, SC and based on the real life of Sarah Grimke. This was a good book!

The Invention of Wings - based on the real person, Sarah Grimke, the first abolitionist and women's rights advocate. Fascinating and lovely weaving of slavery and women's rights. Beautifully done, Sue Monk Kidd. Have read all her books.

A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000FCK2R4/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_RBTBxbRHFBJN1

n the film version of Mitch Cullin’s riveting novel—titled Mr. Holmes for its July release—Ian McKellen plays Sherlock in old age, working on one last case while wrestling with an increasingly uncooperative memory.