A family fractured by addiction; children torn from their parents and sold to other homes; a surprising tale of friendship during World War II—these are just some of the must-reads for those who want a good, cathartic cry with their literature this season. Like a moody, grey day punctuated by a beam of sun, these… Read More »
Tags: Adam Silvera, Before We Were Yours, Brianna Wolfson, Jojo Moyes, Lisa Wingate, Luke Allnutt, Min Jin Lee, Pachinko, pam jenoff, Rosie Colored Glasses, Still Me, The Orphan's Tale, They Both Die at the End, We Own the Sky
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This month’s edition of cover love is a world of winter with covers befitting a snow-filled December. Grab one of these novels that are just as great as their covers, and cozy up under a blanket on a cold winter’s night with a great read.
Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated each year to commemorate the rededication of the second temple in Jerusalem, following the Maccabean uprising in the second century, BC. In the ruined temple, they found enough oil to light the lamp for one night, but miraculously, the oil lasted eight full days and nights, signifying a… Read More »
Tags: Alice Hoffman, Anita Diamant, David Bezmozgis, Geraldine Brooks, michael chabon, Moonglow, Nicole Krauss, pam jenoff, Sigal Samuel, The Boston Girl, The Dovekeepers, The Free World, The History of Love, The Mystics of Mile End, The Orphan's Tale, The Secret Chord