Editors' Choice

The Eighth Life

By Charlotte Collins and Ruth Martin (trans.) - By Nino Haratischvili - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

It is not idle hyperbole to say The Eighth Life by Nino Haratischvili is the War and Peace of the 20th century, as ...Read Review

Her Last Flight

By Beatriz Williams - Published 2020

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In 1947, Eugenia “Janey” Everett begins research on a book about famous pilot Sam Mallory, who died in a plane crash during the Spanish ...Read Review

The Grove of the Caesars: Flavia Albia 8

By Lindsey Davis - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the eighth book in Lindsey Davis’s mystery series featuring Flavia Albia, daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, an investigator in ancient ...Read Review

Villa of Delirium

By Adrien Goetz - By Natasha Lehrer (trans.) - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Villa of Delirium is a literary novel, originally published in French, that brings to life the hypnotic story of one family—the Reinachs—...Read Review

The Graves of Whitechapel

By Claire Evans - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Whitechapel, London in the winter of 1882. Cage (Micajah) Lackmann is a young-ish barrister, charming, handsome and a poet to boot, who ostensibly makes ...Read Review

Fast Girls

By Elise Hooper - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1928, 16-year-old Betty Robinson of Chicago represents the United States as a member of the first women’s Olympic track and field team. ...Read Review

Angelica, Paintress of Minds

By Miranda Miller - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This fictionalised account of the life of Angelica Kauffmann (1741-1807), Swiss-born portraitist, history painter and one of the two female founders of the ...Read Review

Orphan Eleven

By Gennifer Choldenko - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Eleven-year-old Lucy used to talk and sing, but now she refuses to open her mouth, and none of her friends at the Home ...Read Review

The Color of Air: A Novel

By Gail Tsukiyama - Published 2020

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On November 21, 1935, Mauna Loa in Hawaii erupted. Smoked filled the sky, and lava flowed from the volcano towards the town of Hilo at ...Read Review

Lost Saints (Lazare Family Saga)

By Elizabeth Bell - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

Charleston, South Carolina, 1840s. This second book in the Lazare Family Saga picks up right where the first in the series left off, ...Read Review

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