20th Century

Skylight

By José Saramago - By Margaret Jull Cost (trans.) - Published 2014

Genres:

Literary

In 1940s Lisbon, Portugal, tenants of a small apartment building eke out a living amid abusive relationships, financially struggling families and sexual liaisons. ...Read Review

Catch You Later, Traitor

By Avi - Published 2015

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Award-winning children’s author Avi turns his attention to 1950s America in Catch You Later, Traitor, a story about the impact of the ...Read Review

The Fires of Autumn

By Irène Némirovsky - By Sandra Smith (trans.) - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)

Genres:

Literary

In 1912, a comfortable middle-class Parisian family, widowed Adolphe, his 15-year-old daughter Thérèse and his mother-in-law, sit down to Sunday lunch with ...Read Review

The Angel of Mons: A World War I Legend

By Jerred Metz - Published 2014

Genres:

Military

The persistent myth of angels appearing out of the clouds in August of 1914 in order to save the beleaguered British Expeditionary Force from ...Read Review

The Alphabet House

By Jussi Adler-Olsen - By Steve Schein (trans.) - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)

Genres:

Thriller

Jussi Adler-Olsen has taken a break from his popular Department Q series and brought us a deeply researched, hauntingly psychological thriller that will ...Read Review

Destiny

By Don Brown - Published 2014

Genres:

InspirationalMilitary

While Don Brown’s latest book, a prequel to the Navy Justice series, will not be finding parallels in life as Treason had ...Read Review

Arctic Summer

By Damon Galgut - Published 2014Published WSP15

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Spanning the years from 1906 to 1924, Arctic Summer transports readers from England to India and Egypt in this fictional biography of E. M. Forster. ...Read Review

The Balmoral Incident

By Alanna Knight - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

When Rose McQuinn holidays on the Balmoral Estate with her stepdaughter Meg and her deerhound Thane, she soon senses all is not as ...Read Review

Pegasus

By Danielle Steel - Published 2014

Genres:

Romance

Alex and Nick are German aristocrats, enjoying comfortable lives until Hitler’s increasingly powerful Reich threatens both men and their families. Close friends ...Read Review

Benny Goodman and Teddy Wilson

By James E. Ransome (illus.) - By Lesa Cline-Ransome - Published 2014

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

The language and illustrations used indicate that this is a children’s book; however, the artwork is well done and can be appreciated ...Read Review