20th Century

Traitor’s Gate

By Charlie Newton - Published 2015

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LiteraryThriller

After Saba Hassouneh, a young Palestinian girl who is traumatized by the murder of her family, takes up with a legendary Bedouin freedom ...Read Review

Those Measureless Fields

By Caroline Scott - Published 2014

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Laurence Greene is gassed at Ypres, but does not die until ten years later. This is a timely reminder that the effects of ...Read Review

The Summer of Broken Stories

By James Wilson - Published 2015

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When we think of the 1950s, we see a time when children had a freedom and innocence they lack today. Mark is an ...Read Review

I Was Only Nineteen

By Craig Smith (illus.) - By John Schumann - Published 2014

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Children/Young AdultMilitary

This picture book tells its moving story in simple verses and beautiful water-colour illustrations. The text is composed of the words of a ...Read Review

Miracle in a Dry Season

By Sarah Loudin Thomas - Published 2014

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InspirationalRomance

In 1954, Perla Long and her daughter Sadie move to Wise, West Virginia, no husband or ring on her finger, and no excuses, raising ...Read Review

America and WWI: A Traveler’s Guide

By Mark D. Van Ells - Published 2015

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Nonfiction

The 2014 centennial of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and the beginning of World War I has been marked by ceremony ...Read Review

Kuriniji Flowers

By Clare Flynn - Published 2014

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Kuriniji Flowers  is a novel of British India and the marriage of debutante, Ginny Dunbar, to a tea planter. This is a sweeping, ...Read Review

The Girl from Cobb Street

By Merryn Allingham - Published 2015

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Romance

Growing up in an orphanage on East London’s Cobb Street, Daisy Driscoll has had to make her own way in the world. ...Read Review

Welcome Home

By Margaret Dickinson - Published 2015

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Saga

Edie Kelsey and Lil Horton have been friends and neighbours for over 20 years. Living in the close-knit community of fishermen’s wives in ...Read Review

The Lady from Zagreb: A Bernie Gunther Novel

By Philip Kerr - Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

This is Philip Kerr’s 10th Bernie Gunther detective novel set in Nazi-era Germany. Like the nine before it, The Lady from Zagreb ...Read Review