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Shelfie Picks: Brookline Booksmith’s favorite historical fiction titles

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There’s nothing quite like a wonderfully immersive historical fiction novel. It keeps us entranced, it keeps us coming back for more; it’s the ideal combination of education and entertainment. Me, I wish this had been a bigger genre when I was in school, because it would’ve made history that much more entertaining. You know how Indiana Jones finally made the study of archaeology undeniably cool? Yeah, same thing. Last week, Tattered Cover Bookstore was nice enough to give us three excellent beach reads. This week, we turn to Brookline Booksmith, a Best of Boston A-List-er, for great new ideas for historical fiction lovers. Co-owner and Store Manager Dana Brigham comes forward with three of her favorites: 1. The High Divide by Lin Enger…

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