8th Century

The Dragon and the Pearl

By Jeannie Lin - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

Ling Suyin is the former consort of China’s August Emperor, but she retired from the court upon the emperor’s death. She ...Read Review

The Desert of Souls

By Howard Andrew Jones - Published 2011

Genres:

Fantasy

In 8th-century Baghdad, the scholar Dabir and household guard captain Asim escort their bored employer to the marketplace. A wise woman reads their ...Read Review

Sons of Thunder

By Giles Kristian - Published 2010

Genres:

Adventure

This is the second book of the Raven series, and it follows on closely from the first adventure. Raven and his Viking sword-brothers, ...Read Review

Sons of Thunder

By Giles Kristian - Published 2010

Genres:

Adventure

8th century AD. In this second Raven adventure, Raven is now one of Jarl Sigurd’s brotherhood of Viking warriors on board the ...Read Review

Sons of Thunder

By Giles Kristian - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

This is the second book of the Raven series, and it follows on closely from the first adventure. Raven and his Viking sword-brothers, ...Read Review

Under Heaven

By Guy Gavriel Kay - Published 2010

Genres:

FantasySaga

Under Heaven is a “variation upon themes of the Tang,” a sweeping look at China during the 8th century, seen through the fictional ...Read Review

The Land Of The Silver Apples

By Nancy Farmer - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

This sequel to Newbery Honor author Nancy Farmer’s The Sea of Trolls finds the children of that book going underground after the ...Read Review

Dream of the Dragon Pool: A Daoist Quest

By Albert A. Dalia - Published 2007

Genres:

Literary

“There is another Reality – not of the human realm.” Shame and anguish haunt Li Bo, the famous Tang Dynasty poet. After he is ...Read Review

The King’s Nun

By Catherine Monroe - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

French children still, albeit reluctantly, celebrate Charlemagne’s birthday. They do so because he is considered the inventor of schooling. Indeed, learning plays ...Read Review

The Sea Of Trolls

By Nancy Farmer - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It is 793. The Holy Isle of Lindisfarne has been sacked. Jack and his little sister are stolen from their Yorkshire village by Viking ...Read Review