HNR Issue 91 (February 2020)

Winter of Despair (A Gaslight Mystery)

By Cora Harrison - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in 1853 in London, this second in the Gaslight series again features Wilkie Collins as narrator and Charles Dickens as all-around detective, great ...Read Review

The Ghosts of Saratoga

By David Dampf - By David R. Ossont - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It’s 1777, and 17-year-old Roland McCaffrey is a scout for General Schuyler, who leads the American militia in upper New York. His immediate ...Read Review

White Bird: A Wonder Story

By R. J. Palacio - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

From the author of Wonder comes this moving and inspirational graphic novel—the author’s first foray into this genre—about the Holocaust. ...Read Review

The Hollows: A Novel (The Kinship Series)

By Jess Montgomery - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Following up on her successful 2019 mystery, The Widows, Montgomery revisits 1920s Appalachian Ohio in The Hollows. Feisty Sheriff Lily Ross, a character based ...Read Review

Minesweeper (Special Forces, Book 2)

By Chris Lynch - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Before there were Navy SEALs, there were Underwater Demolition Teams, UDTs. Fergus Frew lost his father in WWII. His mother worries about him ...Read Review

Straight Uphill: A Tale of Love and Chocolate

By Jess Wells - Published 2020

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Gretchen’s nice life is derailed by the bus accident death of her kindergarten son and divorce from her husband. She flees Loon, ...Read Review

Reunited at the King’s Court (Harlequin Historical: English Civil War)

By Helen Dickson - Published 2019

Genres:

Romance

Reunited at the King’s Court has an intriguing setting — the very start of Restoration England, as the newly anointed Charles II reclaims ...Read Review

The Great Unknown

By Peg Kingman - Published 2020

Genres:

When published in 1844, Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation was an instant success; its first edition sold out within days. It was ...Read Review

The Taste of Rain

By Monique Polak - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

By 1945 Gwen has been a prisoner in a Japanese internment camp in northern China for three years, since the Japanese attacked her boarding ...Read Review

A Long Petal of the Sea

By Isabel Allende - By Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson (trans.) - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Allende’s fluidly written saga conveys her deep familiarity with the events she depicts, and her intent to illustrate their human impact in ...Read Review

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