19th Century

Gold Mountain

By Betty G. Yee - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/YAWestern

In Yee’s stunning debut novel, teenager Tam Ling Fan watches one night in the late 1860s as her father, the local magistrate ...Read Review

Children of Sugarcane

By Joanne Joseph - Published 2022

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Madras, India, late 1860s: Shanti, a lowly village girl, fears marriage, despite having loving parents. It’s how things are. Girls must be ...Read Review

This Fierce Blood

By Malia Márquez - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

Three generations of women are profiled in three different time periods, and three different places in the United States. They all have one ...Read Review

The Ship of Cloud and Stars

By Amy Raphael - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/YA

This is a bright, visually attractive novel which blends information, adventure and fantasy, ably illustrated by George Ermos. Nico Cloud, undervalued at home ...Read Review

The Time Traveler’s Guide to Regency Britain: A Handbook for Visitors to 1789–1830

By Ian Mortimer - Published 2022

Genres:

Nonfiction

If you love the Regency era like I do, then this is the book for you! Within the pages of The Time Traveler’...Read Review

A Sin of Omission

By Marguerite Poland - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

A heart-wrenching story elevated through luminous writing, Marguerite Poland’s fictional tribute to a historical Black South African missionary was shortlisted for the 2020 ...Read Review

Death and Hard Cider (A Benjamin January Mystery, 19)

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Benjamin January, musician, surgeon, and free man of colour, lives in New Orleans in 1840. Political tensions run high when Henry Clay of the ...Read Review

A Rip Through Time

By Kelley Armstrong - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeTime-slip

Armstrong’s novel requires the suspension of disbelief: a woman nearly murdered and left for dead wakes up 150 years earlier. Just before she’...Read Review

Spring of Hope (A Gaslight Mystery, 4)

By Cora Harrison - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A letter from Wilkie Collins as he lay dying in 1889 recalls an incident from 30 years before. It’s the time of the Great ...Read Review

The Mermaid in the Millpond

By Lucy Strange - By Pam Smy (illus.) - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/YA

‘Sometimes the only way to save yourself is to save someone else’ is the theme that flows through this mystical story set during ...Read Review

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