HNR Issue 62 (November 2012)

Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation

By Aili McConnon - By Andres McConnon - Published 2012



Siblings Aili, a journalist, and Andres, a historical scholar, meticulously researched this story of a cyclist still revered in Italy as a national ...Read Review

Sweet Enemy

By Heather Snow - Published 2012



When Liliana Claremont was a child, her father was attacked and murdered, leaving her orphaned. Though she carries on his legacy as a ...Read Review

A Wish After Midnight

By Zetta Elliott - Published 2010


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Genna is a fifteen-year-old in modern-day Brooklyn. She lives with her single-parent, two-job-working mother, her flirty older sister, her drug-selling older brother, and ...Read Review

The 100-year-old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

By Jonas Jonasson - Published 2012


Swedish noir may be a hot literary commodity, but apparently Swedish writers are also capable of producing humor on a grand scale. Jonas ...Read Review


By Emma Cornwall - Published 2012



Lucy Weston wakes up from a compelling dream – to find herself in a coffin with a stake through her heart. She claws her ...Read Review

Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy

By Douglas Smith - Published 2012



In his brilliant, insightful study of the disappearance of two of the noble families of Russia—the Sheremetevs and Golitsyns—Douglas Smith notes: “...Read Review