Editors' Choice

The Master of Measham Hall

By Anna Abney - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

1665: Charles II has returned from exile and is now king, but the Civil War still casts its long, dark shadow, intensified by the ...Read Review

John Eyre: A Tale of Darkness and Shadow

By Mimi Matthews - Published 2021

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In 1843, John Eyre leaves his position as a schoolmaster in Lowton, England, to become a private tutor for a pair of young boys ...Read Review

Harlem Shuffle

By Colson Whitehead - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

In 1960s Harlem, Ray Carney owns his own furniture store and is determined to prove himself as an honest businessman, in stark contrast ...Read Review

Wuhan

By John Fletcher - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

No, this is not a hastily written novel about Covid-19. It is a big, sprawling, angry novel that was started well before the ...Read Review

Anticipation

By Melodie Winawer - Published 2021

Genres:

Time-slip

“Anticipation” often implies hopeful expectation but here refers to the Huntington’s disease (HD) gene, discernible in one generation, anticipated in the next. ...Read Review

Beasts of a Little Land

By Juhea Kim - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

This beautiful book follows the lives of a girl named Jade, who is sold at the age of ten as an apprentice to ...Read Review

City of Time and Magic (Found Things, 4)

By Paula Brackston - Published 2021

Genres:

Time-slip

This delightful fourth book in Brackston’s Found Things series picks up where the last, The Garden of Promises and Lies, ended. Xanthe, ...Read Review

The Vixen

By Francine Prose - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

This is one of the most satisfying novels I’ve read in ages. From the beginning, Prose places us firmly in the consciousness ...Read Review

Dovetails in Tall Grass

By Samantha Specks - Published 2021

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The personal stories of two young women representing clashing cultures, white settlers and Native Americans, are told in two viewpoints. We meet Emma ...Read Review

The Wind Chime (Timeshift Victorian Mysteries)

By Alexandra Walsh - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Windsor, England, in 2019, Amelia is completely without family, having lost her daughter and then her parents to serious illness. Without any surviving ...Read Review

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