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Brooke Lea Foster



Brooke Lea Foster is a staff writer for The Washingtonian and has written for Parents magazine, Good Housekeeping, and Psychology Today. In 2005, she was a finalist for the Livingston Award, the highest honor given to a journalist under the age of 35.
 

Genres: Historical
 

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The Last Garden in England (2021)
Julia Kelly
"An engrossing portrait of three generations of women longing to find their place in the complicated times in which they live. Blooming with warmth and heartbreak."
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Summertime Guests (2021)
Wendy Francis
"The best kind of page-turner… This seductive novel will draw you into the fascinating backstories of characters sipping cocktails poolside, and you won't stop reading until you know what really happened."
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Haven Point (2021)
Virginia Hume
"Haven Point has all of the elements of a great beach read: sparkly summer town, beautiful people, sun-kissed cocktail parties and rambling mansions overlooking the sea. But don't be fooled: No one is perfect. Hume has created unforgettable characters in the three generations of Demarest women whose stories unravel the dark secrets swirling around Haven Point, all while testing their character and family bond. A powerful novel of families trying to understand the forces that shape them just as the ocean shapes the elegant coastline they're summering on."
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The Lobotomist's Wife (2022)
Samantha Greene Woodruff
"A dazzling, page-turning debut, The Lobotomist's Wife is the shocking tale of a pioneering lobotomist and his devoted ambitious wife. Not only did I stay up reading past midnight to find out what happened in this fascinating portrait of a marriage and mental hospital, the pitch-perfect ending thrilled me to the core."
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Full (2022)
Julia Spiro
"Raw and unflinching, this heartbreaking portrait of one glamorous social media influencer's quest for physical perfection is insightful and moving, thanks to author Julia Spiro's talent in proving the power of authenticity. The main character's transformative journey to Island Wellness and Martha's Vineyard delights with an insider tour of the sparkly New England island, a place where nature can heal the deepest wounds."

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