Temptation Rag – Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

Seventeen-year-old May Convery, unhappy with her privileged life in turn-of-the-century New York City, dreams of becoming a poet. When she meets the talented young Mike Bernard, an aspiring concert pianist, she immediately falls in love. But after their secret liaison is discovered, neither is prepared for the far-reaching consequences that will haunt them for decades. … Continue reading Temptation Rag – Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

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Carnegie’s Maid – Marie Benedict

From the author of The Other Einstein comes the mesmerizing story of love, power, and the woman who inspired an American dynasty.  In the industrial 1860s at the dawn of the Carnegie empire, Irish immigrant Clara Kelly finds herself in desperate circumstances.  Looking for a way out, she seeks employment as a lady’s maid in … Continue reading Carnegie’s Maid – Marie Benedict

The Other Einstein – Marie Benedict

A vivid and mesmerizing novel about the extraordinary woman who married and worked with one of the greatest scientists in history. What secrets may have lurked in the shadows of Albert Einstein’s fame? His first wife, Mileva “Mitza” Marić, was more than the devoted mother of their three children—she was also a brilliant physicist in … Continue reading The Other Einstein – Marie Benedict

All Better Now – Emily Wing Smith

Publisher: Dutton BooksPublished: March 2016ISBN: 9780525426240 An honest and captivating memoir of the author’s childhood struggles as a result of a brain tumor, only discovered following a near-fatal car accident.All her life, Emily has felt different from other kids. Between therapist visits, sudden uncontrollable bursts of anger, and unexplained episodes of dizziness and loss of … Continue reading All Better Now – Emily Wing Smith