Editors' Choice

The Thin Place

By C. D. Major - Published 2021



Scotland, present day. Reporter Ava is working on a story about Overtoun Bridge, outside Overtoun House in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Over the years, ...Read Review

The Secret Stealers

By Jane Healey - Published 2021


Recently widowed Anna Cavanaugh takes a job with the OSS in Washington, DC, becoming assistant to General William Donovan, Roosevelt’s right-hand man. ...Read Review

Beni’s War

By Tammar Stein - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Beni’s moshav is located just three miles from the Syrian border. When a surprise attack occurs on Yom Kippur, his agricultural cooperative ...Read Review

Courage, My Love

By Kristin Beck - Published 2021


Lucia and Francesca join the unsung women of history as their story of deep personal conviction and courage, born out of fear and ...Read Review

Red Corona

By Tim Glister -



The core of the story is the quotidian relevance of the humble radio wave and how our every move can be watched via ...Read Review

A Splendid Ruin

By Megan Chance - Published 2020


Set shortly before the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, this highly recommended and immersive novel reminds us to be careful what we wish for. Arriving ...Read Review

A Mother’s Promise

By K. D. Alden - Published 2021


In Buck v. Bell, Oliver Wendell Holmes—perhaps one of the most respected Supreme Court judges—wrote a majority opinion upholding Virginia’s ...Read Review

A Peculiar Combination (Electra McDonnell Series 1)

By Ashley Weaver - Published 2021



This is the first book in the new Electra McDonnell series, which is set in World War II England. Electra (Ellie) belongs to ...Read Review

In the Palace of Flowers

By Victoria Princewill - Published 2021


Biographical Fiction

In Iran in 1895, Jamila, an Abyssinian slave of one of Shah Nasser al-Din Qajar’s numerous wives, lives in the Golestan (flowery) Palace. ...Read Review

The Girls in the Stilt House

By Kelly Mustian - Published 2021


Ada Morgan begrudgingly returns home to her stilt house deep in the swamps of the Mississippi Natchez Trace, and to a father, Virgil, ...Read Review

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