20th Century

Madame Livingstone: The Great War in the Congo

By Barly Baruti - By Christophe Cassiau-Haurie - By Ivanka Hahnenberger (trans.) - Published 2021

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Based in reality, this dark graphic novel, both linguistically and pictorially, details a portion of the oft-forgotten colonial wars in East Africa during ...Read Review

The War Nurse

By Tracey Enerson Wood - Published 2021

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Julie Stimson is Superintendent of Nurses at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis in April 1917 when she is asked on short notice to develop ...Read Review

Equal (Bakers Mountain Stories)

By Joyce Moyer Hostetter - Published 2021

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Children/Young Adult

In summer 1959, at the foot of Baker’s Mountain, North Carolina, Jackie Honeycutt’s biggest concern is winning a blue ribbon at the ...Read Review

Clark and Division

By Naomi Hirahara - Published 2021

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Mystery/Crime

Aki Ito and her parents come to Chicago in 1944, after being uprooted from their home in Tropico, California, incarcerated with thousands of other ...Read Review

A Sister’s War

By Molly Green - Published 2021

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Saga

This final volume in the Sisters at War trilogy brings the epic adventures of the Linfoot sisters to an unsettling conclusion. The youngest, ...Read Review

Death in Daylesford (Phryne Fisher Mysteries, 21)

By Kerry Greenwood - Published 2021

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Mystery/Crime

Hoping for a bit of rest and relaxation, Jazz Age private detective and philanthropist Phryne Fisher travels with her companion Dot to Hepburn ...Read Review

Nathan’s Song

By Leda Schubert - By Maya Ish-Shalom (illus.) - Published 2021

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Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Nathan’s Song was inspired by the author’s grandfather, born in a Jewish shtetl in Russia in the late 1800s. Always singing ...Read Review

The Codebreakers

By Alli Sinclair - Published 2021

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Saga

In 1943, Ellie Sullivan is already doing her bit for the war effort servicing aircraft for Qantas when she is approached to work for ...Read Review

The Ack-Ack Girl (Love and War)

By Chris Karlsen - Published 2021

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Saga

Ava Armstrong is staying with friends in London in October 1940 when the house is destroyed in the Blitz. She normally works in a ...Read Review

Beyond This Broken Sky

By Siobhan Curham - Published 2021

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This is a dual-timeline novel set in London in 1940 and 2019. In 1940, rich and carefree Ruby has surprisingly volunteered for the ambulance service during ...Read Review