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The Comanche Girl’s Prayer – Angela Castillo

A clean, Christian read with a romantic element. It’s 1890. Called by God, nineteen-year-old Soonie Eckhart travels to an illegal Comanche and Kiowa settlement in North Texas to become a teacher for the children in hiding. Despite her Comanche roots, she finds many in the group, including a volatile young man named Lone Warrior, refuse to accept her. After a chance encounter in the hills with a band of dangerous men, Soonie must draw on the deepest parts of her faith and courage to survive.

The Witches: Salem, 1692 – Stacy Schiff

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra, the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials. It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before 19 men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death.

The Earthquake Doll – Candace Williams

Miyoko Takahashi has been raised knowing that duty and family honor are the most important things in the world... except in post-war Japan, that world is gone. New laws are in place, giving women heretofore unheard of freedoms. "Modern" ways of behavior are catching hold, causing tradition to be questioned.

Extreme Measurements – Robert L. Stupack

It took the genius of Sir Francis Drake and an army of men to bury the contents of a Spanish Treasure Galleon somewhere in the land Drake called Nova Albion, and the only evidence they left behind was a small brass plaque that claimed the land for England. It only took one man to unravel the 400-year-old mystery surrounding the treasure's location and contents and he found it in his own backyard.

Mary Queen of the Scots – Laurel A. Rockefeller

Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved and controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV and his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to the English throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic and poorly understood lives of the 16th century.

Time and Again – Deborah Heal

Abby Thomas is spending the summer in a run-down old house with a bratty pre-teen named Merrideth she is supposed to tutor. Not a dream job. But it does come with perks. There‚Äôs John Roberts, a devastatingly attractive neighbor who is almost too wonderful to be real. And there‚Äôs the new computer program Beautiful Houses‚ÄĒalso too amazing to be real. No one knows how it works, but with it she can rewind and fast-forward the lives of all the people who ever lived in the house