HNR Issue 38 (November 2006)

Firebird

By R. Garcia y Robertson - Published 2006

Genres:

Fantasy

Markovy, a land that resembles medieval Russia except for the presence of werewolves, troll-bears, ghouls, and various magical beings, is under a curse. ...Read Review

The Fetch

By Chris Humphreys - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

The title comes from Nordic lore, which holds that everyone has a “fetch” or double, able to wander and shape-shift into an animal ...Read Review

Allen’s English Phrases

By Robert Allen - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

This wonderful book offers, for the first time on such a scale, a scholarly and systematic treatment of thousands of idiomatic phrases used ...Read Review

The Plimsoll Sensation

By Nicolette Jones - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

Samuel Plimsoll was a self-made Victorian who became an MP and, against considerable opposition, championed the introduction of what became known as the ...Read Review

Consuelo & Alva Vanderbilt: The Story of a Mother and Daughter in the Gilded Age

By Amanda Mackenzie Stuart - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

This intriguing biography combines the stories of mother and daughter, allowing us to see how the one influenced the other. It opens with ...Read Review