Editors' Choice

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

Genres:

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

House of Orphans

By Helen Dunmore - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

Set in Finland in 1901, House of Orphans tells the stories of Eeva and Lauri, childhood friends separated by death and politics. Eeva grows ...Read Review

A Rose for the Crown

By Anne Easter Smith - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

Kate Haute is a young woman from a lowly background, taken into her uncle’s household and given the great privilege of becoming ...Read Review

Leonardo’s Swans

By Karen Essex - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Leonardo da Vinci has become quite popular these days, as has the historical novel featuring an intrepid woman ahead of her time, with ...Read Review

The Alchemist’s Daughter

By Katharine McMahon - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In lyrical prose, this novel details the life of Emilie Selden, a female scientist in 18th century England, squirreled away in her father’...Read Review

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