Adventure

Brewer’s Revenge

By James Keffer - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureNautical

Commander William Brewer is reveling in his first opportunity to captain a ship. To be sure, the HMS Revenge is a smaller ship ...Read Review

Harbor of Spies

By Robin Lloyd - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureNauticalThriller

In January 1863, a storm forces American captain Everett Townsend to sail his ship reluctantly into the Port of Havana. Before arriving there, he ...Read Review

Martha and the Slave Catchers

By Elizabeth Zunon (illus.) - By Harriet Hyman Alonso - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Martha has kept secrets her whole life. Her parents are abolitionist, conductors on the Underground Railroad. Though Connecticut is a Free State, slave ...Read Review

Into the White: Scott’s Antarctic Odyssey

By Joanna Grochowicz - By Sarah Lippett (illus.) - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

A first novel, and based on the true and well-known story of Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole in 1911-12, this ...Read Review

I Survived: The Children’s Blizzard, 1888

By Lauren Tarshis - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Chicago-born 11-year-old John Hale’s family has moved to the Dakota prairie, and he contends with the challenges of farming in a brutal ...Read Review

The Wolf of Dalriada

By Elizabeth Gates - Published 2016

Genres:

Adventure

Confused by the frequent changes of location, date and point of view, it took some time for me to come to grips with ...Read Review

The Last Hour

By Harry Sidebottom - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Harry Sidebottom takes up his sword for a seventh time in his Warrior of Rome series with his new novel, The Last Hour. ...Read Review

The Other Side of Freedom

By Cynthia T. Toney - Published 2017Published 2017-10-08

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Prohibition, or the law against selling liquor, is not a popular subject in 1925 Louisiana. The author mentions the presence of Al Capone, a ...Read Review

The Swan’s Road

By Garth Pettersen - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureBiographical Fiction

Harald, son of Cnute, King of England, Denmark and Norway, sails for Rome. With him are his father, his father’s housecarls, and ...Read Review

Blood and Sand

By C. V. Wyk - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

The first in a proposed trilogy, Blood and Sand is Wyk’s debut novel about one young woman’s quest for vengeance in ...Read Review