HNR Issue 61 (August 2012)

Shadow of Night

By Deborah Harkness - Published 2012

Genres:

Fantasy

Vampires, witches, and daemons once again unite and wage war in this second of Deborah Harkness’ All Souls trilogy. Beginning in A Discovery ...Read Review

Grave Mercy

By Robin LaFevers - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultRomance

When seventeen-year-old Ismae flees a brutal marriage, she is taken in by the nuns at the abbey of St. Mortain. Mortain is more ...Read Review

Into Dust and Fire

By Rachel S. Cox - Published 2012

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

In the spring of 1941, before Pearl Harbor, before American committed itself to involvement in World War II, a cadre of Ivy League-educated young ...Read Review

Spartacus

By Lewis Grassic Gibbon - Published 2012

Genres:

Epic

Historical novels, especially those dealing with well-known events, lack suspense. As we watch the slave army of Spartacus defeat one Roman army after ...Read Review

Merely A Mister

By Sherry Lynn Ferguson - Published 2012

Genres:

Romance

The travels of Myles Trent, the Marquis of Hayden, are shortened by his recurring illness. He is brought to a home to recuperate. ...Read Review

By the Light of the Silvery Moon

By Tricia Goyer - Published 2012

Genres:

InspirationalNauticalRomance

Amelia Gladstone is ready to find out what life holds for her in America, so along with her Aunt Neda, she boards the ...Read Review

Daughter of Silence

By Darrell Lockhart (trans.) - By Manuela Fingueret - Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

Should you be looking for a short and intelligent novel of meditative prose poetry about torture, silence, and totalitarianism, Daughter of Silence is ...Read Review

Stones for My Father

By Trilby Kent - Published 2011Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

South Africa, 1900. Twelve-year-old Corlie Roux lives with her mother and brothers on a farm in the Transvaal. It is land the British are ...Read Review

Shadow of the Titanic

By Andrew Wilson - Published 2011

Genres:

NauticalNonfiction

In the wealth of books published for the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic, most center on the tragedy itself and its ...Read Review