Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • Finalist for INDIES Book of the Year In 1534, Michelangelo is no longer safe in Florence. Pope Clement VII, his childhood friend, summons him to Rome not only to protect him from his enemies but also to demand he paint a masterpiece that will be the ...


  • “Innisfree binds us.” A new generation attempts to define where home is. When Lydia Hammond encourages her grieving granddaughter, Elizabeth Innocenti, to spend the summer at Innisfree, the family’s compound on Chappaquiddick Island, Elizabeth ...


  • Innisfree—the wild and isolated land on Chappaquiddick Island where Josiah Monroe grew up—was the only place where he felt he belonged. When his parents make the painful decision to sell the land, the loss of Innisfree catapults the entire family...


  • The islanders of Chappaquiddick have a saying: “Some come here to hide; others come to heal.” Above a crumbling sea wall at the isolated northern tip of Chappaquiddick Island sits a weathered cottage that gives shelter to Mae Keaney, who returns ...


  • Papa says “No Christmas tree this year,” because the family is going to be away from home visiting grandparents. Mama is frazzled because the family has just moved into a new house in a foreign country and she needs to find the dishes, not the Ch...


  • For three generations of Dante women, food means love… From her restaurant on Boston's Salem Street, and from her own kitchen, Rose Dante has served countless meals and built a tightly knit community of customers, family and friends. Her daughter ...


  • in A Mother's Heart - 2009

    The bonds they share with their children are intricate, fiercely protected and often tested by the vagaries of modern life. This engaging collection celebrates those relationships--lost, found, newly forged, made stronger by a boundless and relentles...


  • Every Valentine's Day is a gift A day to celebrate your love--and the hope, the belief, that it will be everlasting. In Valentine's Daughters by Tara Taylor Quinn, it's a day to remember old promises...and make new ones. In Our Day by Jean Bras...


  • My love for you grows day by day and nothing can stop it, not even the anger and disapproval of your family... Reading these words, written to her grandmother decades before, Cara Serafini finally learns the great secret, the triumph, of Giulia's ...