HNR Issue 57 (August 2011)

Your Friend in Fashion, Abby Shapiro

By Amy Axelrod - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  Abby’s mother tells her that she needs to use her own money to buy a Barbie doll, so Abby decides to ...Read Review

David

By Mary Hoffman - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1501 Gabriele, a country boy, arrives in Florence and is immediately robbed. He believes that his older ‘milk’ brother, the artist Michelangelo, might ...Read Review

The Grasshopper’s Run

By Siddhartha Sarma -

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

(1) 1944, Assam. World War II is raging, and the Japanese have swept through Burma towards India. The psychopathic Japanese general, Moti, has ordered the ...Read Review

Jedediah Smith: No Ordinary Mountain Man

By Barton H. Barbour - Published 2011

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

The term “mountain man” conjures up visions of doggedly independent and fiercely combative men more than capable of adapting and thriving in areas ...Read Review

The Favourite: Sir Walter Ralegh in Elizabeth l’s Court

By Mathew Lyons - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Lyons’ account of Ralegh, a “self-seeking, self-publicizing butterfly”, his early life and meteoric rise to become Elizabeth’s favourite also offers a detailed ...Read Review

Paradise Dogs

By Man Martin - Published 2011

Genres:

Adventure

“Adam only felt comfortable pretending to be someone he was not.” Not that the hapless, alcoholic businessman sets out to deceive people; it ...Read Review

Fear Itself

By Andrew Rosenheim - Published 2011Published 2012

Genres:

Thriller

In 1937 Milwaukee, young FBI agent Jimmy Nessheim comes across several odd bits of information (and a murder) leading to the German American Bund, ...Read Review

The Camelot Conspiracy: The Kennedys, the Castros, and the CIA

By E. Duke Vincent - Published 2011

Genres:

Thriller

Jimmy Hoffa said one kills a snake by cutting off its head, referring to the need to remove John F. Kennedy from the ...Read Review

The Sandalwood Tree

By Elle Newmark - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

It’s 1947, and Americans Martin and Evie Mitchell and their five-year-old son are in India. Martin is one of the first recipients of ...Read Review

Strings Attached

By Judy Blundell - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  Kit Corrigan lives to dance, hoping to become a Broadway star. Rejecting her family and her boyfriend Billy, Kit leaves Providence, Rhode ...Read Review