HNR Issue 58 (November 2011)

Nightwoods

By Charles Frazier - Published 2011

Genres:

Thriller

One of my favorite lines in Nightwoods is: “Luce was not much maternal.” She is young, single, and childless, but by the time ...Read Review

The Lantern

By Deborah Lawrenson - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

The prologue to this novel leads you to believe that it may be a takeoff on Du Maurier’s Rebecca, but this wonderful ...Read Review

The War Before Mine

By Caroline Ross - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

On the face of it, Caroline Ross’s debut tells an oft told story. Soldier on the eve of action has whirlwind affair ...Read Review

Whispers in the Sand

By Barbara Erskine - Published 2009Published 2011

Genres:

RomanceThrillerTime-slip

After a 14-year stint as a trophy wife, Anna Fox is recently divorced and at loose ends. Her great-aunt Phyllis suggests that Anna ...Read Review

Revolution

By Jennifer Donnelly - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Seventeen-year-old Andi is in her last year at school in New York, but she can’t bear to work on her thesis on ...Read Review

Ingenue

By Jillian Larkin - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Ingenue continues the story of four young 1920s flappers begun in Vixen. Gloria, the former debutante, is hiding with Jerome, her black musician ...Read Review

The Story of Che Guevara

By Lucia Alvarez de Toledo - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

One might initially question the need for another biography of Che Guevara, whose doomed and beautiful face adorns posters, t shirts, wallpaper and ...Read Review

The Young Elizabeth

By Alison Plowden - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

With excellent excavation of the facts and an engaging style of writing, Plowden explores what life was like for Elizabeth Tudor in the ...Read Review

The Lonely Tree

By Yael Politis - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

A story that spans over thirty years surrounding the establishment of modern Israel, The Lonely Tree deals heavily in shades of grey. Its ...Read Review

The Fibonacci Confessions

By Graham Wade - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Graham Wade’s debut novel brings Leonardo Pisano—Fibonacci—brilliantly alive as a fictional autobiography. Wade, a musicologist known for his biographies of ...Read Review