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First Look: Annelies
First Look

First Look: Annelies

A powerful and deeply humane new novel that asks the question: What if Anne Frank survived the Holocaust? David R. Gillham paints an alternate future for one of history’s most tragic figures, Anne Frank. She still suffers the worst atrocities […]

First Look Club: Palo reviews Annelies
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First Look Club: Palo reviews Annelies

Reviewed by Palo Garcia ANNELIES by David R. Gillham 416 pages. Viking. What if, instead of succumbing to disease in the Bergen-Belsen camp, Anne Frank survived the Holocaust? This scenario is what David R. Gillham explores in Annelies (which is also […]

First Look Club: Chris reviews Annelies
Book Reviews, First Look

First Look Club: Chris reviews Annelies

Reviewed by Chris Loza ANNELIES by David R. Gillham 416 pages. Viking. Alternate fiction is a tricky thing. You take a piece of history, say World War II and imagine an alternative version where the Nazis won and you have […]

First Look: 99 Nights in Logar
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First Look: 99 Nights in Logar

A dog on the loose. A boy yearning to connect to his family’s roots. A country in the midst of great change. And a vibrant exploration of the power of stories—the ones we tell each other and the ones we […]

First Look: The Au Pair
Book Reviews, First Look

First Look: The Au Pair

Who is the child, and what really happened that day? These are the questions that run through Seraphine’s mind when she uncovers a family photograph taken on the day she and her twin brother were born—except in the photo, their […]