HNR Issue 92 (May 2020)

Historical Novels Review | Issue 92, May 2020

The Eye of Ra

By Ben Gartner - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

During a hike in the Colorado mountains, John and Sarah find a cave with a strange marking carved inside. When Sarah traces its ...Read Review

The Haunting

By Lindsey Duga - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young AdultThriller

Late 1800s: Orphaned Emily has lived twelve years at Evanshire’s Home for Neglected Girls, her only friend the dog Archie, whom she ...Read Review

Open Fire

By Amber Lough - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Sometimes all it takes is one woman. 1917. After word of her brother’s desertion reaches Katya’s ear, she joins Maria Bochkareva’s ...Read Review

Louder Than Words (The Heroes Quartet)

By Kathy Kacer - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Eldina Sternik is a kind and bright girl. At age twelve, she cares for her younger sisters, reads voraciously, helps her mother with ...Read Review

Hunger Winter

By Rob Currie - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In this debut novel for middle-grade students, Rob Currie has crafted the remarkable story of a young Dutch boy who finds his life ...Read Review

A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale

By Marcia Berneger - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Devorah and Benjamin are eager for presents on the first night of Hanukkah. Before they are allowed to open their gifts, their grandparents ...Read Review

Shadows in the Stone: A Book of Transformations

By Jack Dann - Published 2019

Genres:

Historical Fantasy

Dann is a well-regarded editor of many science fiction and fantasy anthologies. In this historical fantasy based on Renaissance hermetic mysticism, he imagines ...Read Review

Westside Saints (A Gilda Carr Tiny Mystery)

By W.M. Akers - Published 2020

Genres:

Historical FantasyMystery/Crime

The sequel to Westside, Westside Saints is part alternate history, urban fantasy, mystery, and time-slip―a frenetic roller coaster ride through 1922 Prohibition-era Manhattan. ...Read Review

Coming Up for Air

By Sarah Leipciger - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Three timelines. Three stories. Three lives. Coming Up for Air is an exquisite story of medical advancement. By successfully balancing these three stories, ...Read Review

Bangkok Wakes to Rain

By Pitchaya Sudbanthad - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

In 23 loosely connected short stories, this time-fluid novel weaves in and out of people’s lives, around and through time from the 19th ...Read Review