The Edge of Winter by Luanne Rice is a work of fiction with reference to an actual event, the sinking of a German U-boat off the New England coast during WWII. A good story about family, it piqued my interest to learn more about this part of our history.
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In the mood for a rhythmic, romantic soundtrack to your day? Check out Italian Café, one of Putumayo’s most enchanting compilations of classic and contemporary Italian music. But don’t be surprised if you find yourself drifting off to a sidewalk café near a Roman piazza on a warm summer notte.
This reissue of Wee’s lone 1979 LP reveals an overlooked gem of psychedelic soul. You Can Fly on My Aeroplane is a smooth and seductive evocation of both Shuggie Otis and Stevie Wonder’s 70’s-era masterpieces.
A roller coaster ride of thrills and spins, First Drop by Zoë Sharp introduces former soldier turned bodyguard Charlotte “Charlie” Fox. Protecting a teen should be easy, but once the action starts, it doesn’t brake. Trust me, when the ride is over, you’ll want to get right back in line.
Feeling low? One sure remedy is a dose of Pushing Daisies. This fanciful series has witty dialogue, quirky mystery, and overflowing heart. Following the adventures of a shy pie maker with a unique gift and a burly private eye with a fondness for knitting, this is escapism at its most sparkling.