Editors' Choice

Cloth Girl

By Marilyn Heward Mills - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

In the mid-1930s, naïve bride Audrey Turton travels to Ghana to join her colonial officer husband. At the same time, fourteen-year-old ...Read Review

Gates of Paradise

By Beryl Kingston - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1800 the poet, William Blake, and his wife, Catherine, move from London to the tiny rural community of Felpham, in Sussex. There they ...Read Review

Suite Française

By Irène Némirovsky - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

Suite Française, an unfinished five-part epic that boldly illustrates the effect of the WWII German occupation on the ordinary people of France, ...Read Review

The World To Come

By Dara Horn - Published 2006

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The World to Come is, quite simply, one of the best novels I have read in a long time. At the heart of ...Read Review

The Rose of York: Crown of Destiny

By Sandra Worth - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

In this sequel to the gripping The Rose of York: Love and War, Worth does a beautiful, and succinct, job of retelling the ...Read Review

The Man Who Was Loved

By Kay MacCauley - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

There’s something about Venice that defies conventional description and so does this enigmatic novel. Not so much a novel, it’s more ...Read Review

Purity of Blood

By Arturo Pérez-Reverte - Published 2006

Genres:

Adventure

Diego Alatriste survives in the Spain of 1623 by taking commissions as a sword for hire while maintaining a firm sense of honor. This ...Read Review

The Widow’s War

By Sally Gunning - Published 2006

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As a whaler’s wife living on Cape Cod in 1761, Lyddie Berry always knew the dangers. One windy January afternoon, when her cousins ...Read Review

Götz and Meyer

By David Albahari (trans. Ellen Elias-Bursac) - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

It is rare that a slim book can wield such emotional impact, but Götz and Meyer is small in page-length alone; the ...Read Review

Intoxicated! A Novel of Money, Madness and the Invention of the World’s Favorite Soft Drink

By John Barlow - Published 2006

Genres:

Adventure

Yorkshire, 1869. En route from France by train, Isaac Brookes nearly kicks a bunch of smelly rags out the door of his compartment only ...Read Review

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