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A Search for Peace: Ann Weisgarber’s The Glovemaker

The poorly-defined middle ground Our world is neither black nor white, which might be why we tell stories about the areas of gray. ...Read Article

Ask the Agent: Richard Lee Talks to Kate Nash

I think I can justifiably call Kate Nash a ‘society friendly’ agent. I met her first at a Romantic Novelists’ Association event, and ...Read Article

Unfreezing History: Sara Sheridan’s The Ice Maiden

Sara Sheridan on her fascination with writing historical fiction Sara Sheridan’s latest novel The Ice Maiden (Severn House, 2018) is set in the ...Read Article

Black Historical Fiction: The Dynamic Power of Geography

Any cartographer will tell you that maps are decisions. How one draws a map reflects the cartographer’s priorities. Likewise, a series of ...Read Article

An Uncomfortable Truth: Ayesha Harruna Attah’s The Hundred Wells of Salaga

Two women’s struggle for agency in precolonial Ghana The Gurma word “licabili” “was the belief that whatever path you took in life, ...Read Article

King Edward VIII: An American Life by Ted Powell Takes a Fresh Look at the Celebrity Monarch

Privilege doesn’t always deliver contentment. Fairly tales don’t always produce happy endings. Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David Windsor, also ...Read Article

Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan Reveals the Woman Beside the Man

If you hear the names Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis, which one conjures up the image of a famous writer? I suspect ...Read Article

Not Your Angel: Feminism and Social Commentary in The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas

Sherry Thomas is no stranger to defying social expectations. Her Lady Sherlock series tackles many of these expectations head on, to the delight ...Read Article

Annelies by David Gillham: “One Beautiful Thing”

David Gillham’s ambitious new novel, Annelies (Viking, 2019), poses the question: what if Anne Frank survived the Holocaust? Set in the chaotic world ...Read Article

The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim: A Tale of Two Sisters, Two Countries, Two Cultures and One Family

“It was the blackest day of my life.” These words astonished author Eugenia Kim, words spoken by her younger sister when asked how ...Read Article