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Our book ranking system is on a scale of 1 to 5 Reading Nerds, with 5 being the highest rating.

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Our Latest Reads…

The Tannery – Event in Wilmington

Meet Author Michael A. Almond who will be discussing his new book The Tannery. About this event The Tannery is historical fiction at its best, a murder mystery and legal thriller whose twists and turns will hold readers attention to the final page. Meticulously researched, this page-turning debut novel transports readers to another time and […]

The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free

By: Paulina Bren Goodreads Description: Welcome to New Yorks legendary hotel for women. Liberated from home and hearth by World War I, politically enfranchised and ready to work, women arrived to take their place in the dazzling new skyscrapers of Manhattan. But they did not want to stay in uncomfortable boarding houses. They wanted what […]

The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World’s Largest Art Theft

by: Ulrich Boser Goodreads Description: The True Story of the Worlds Largest Unsolved Art Theft, The Gardner Heist by Ulrich Boser is a fascinating account of a brazen and amazing criminal acta book that could help police and investigators solve the mystery of the 1990 break-in and burglary at Bostons Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. A tantalizing whodunit […]

Life After Windows

by: Inez Ribustello Goodreads Description: What happens when the life youve always dreamed of disappears in the blink of an eye? For Inez Ribustello, that day came twenty years ago on September 11th, 2001. Ribustello grew up in the small town of Tarboro, North Carolina but found her way to the big apple to attend […]

The Spy and The Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

by: Ben Macintyre Goodreads Description: The celebrated author of A Spy Among Friends and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Cold War-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the collapse of the Soviet Union. If anyone could be considered a Russian counterpart to the infamous British double-agent Kim Philby, […]

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