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By Lee Francis III -
Over the last few decades, as multicultural studies have taken on new importance in American society, many previously overlooked contributions to our history ...Read Review
By Jess Montgomery -
Following up on her successful 2019 mystery, The Widows, Montgomery revisits 1920s Appalachian Ohio in The Hollows. Feisty Sheriff Lily Ross, a character based ...Read Review
By R. J. Palacio -
From the author of Wonder comes this moving and inspirational graphic novel—the author’s first foray into this genre—about the Holocaust. ...Read Review
By Fabien Nury - By Sylvain Vallee -
This graphic novel series, first published in France with over 1 million copies sold, has received several awards, including the Angoulême International Comics ...Read Review
By Eugene Vodolazkin -
Russian novels are hefty and generally involve a sweeping panorama of people and events. Solovyov and Larionov is cast in that same mode, ...Read Review
By Norman Lock -
This is the sixth in the author’s American Novels Series which, according to the author, “examines the formation of the American mind ...Read Review
By T. E. Kinsey -
In 1909, life is relatively quiet in England, the clouds of global warfare still a few years in the future. Lady Hardcastle and her ...Read Review
By Hubert Mingarelli - By Sam Taylor (trans.) -
In 1919, the Russian civil war grinds to a temporary halt as the opposing factions hunker down in the face of a more powerful ...Read Review
By Andrea Camilleri - By Stephen Sartarelli (trans.) -
Camilleri is one of Italy’s most prominent writers, with books in his Montalbano crime series frequently listed as New York Times bestsellers. ...Read Review
By Chris Offutt -
It’s been almost twenty years since Offutt’s last work of fiction, but the wait has been worth it. In Country Dark, ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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