HNR Issue 93 (August 2020)

HNR Issue 93 (August 2020)

Chickasaw Adventures: The Complete Collection

By Tom Lyle - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Fifteen years ago, Chickasaw Adventures was released as a series of seven graphic novels, illustrated by Marvel and DC Comics artist Tom Lyle. ...Read Review

A Declaration of the Rights of Magicians (The Shadow Histories 1)

By H. G. Parry - Published 2020

Genres:

Historical Fantasy

The concept of this ambitious fantasy historical works neatly: substitute “magic” for “freedom,” and the French Revolution and the Abolition movement in England ...Read Review

The Silence of Bones

By June Hur - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Korea, 1801: Sixteen-year-old Seol, an indentured servant, or damo, to the Capital Police bureau, assists the male police officers (who are forbidden to touch ...Read Review

Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen: The Body under the Piano

By Isabelle Follath (illus.) - By Marthe Jocelyn - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

In 1902, twelve-year-old Aggie Morton lives in Torquay, a quiet town in southwest England overlooking the English Channel. Inquisitive, yet profoundly shy, Aggie has ...Read Review

A Ritchie Boy

By Linda Kass - Published 2020

Genres:

“O Lord,” prays the optimist, “please make bad people good and good people … interesting!” Linda Kass’s lovely novel in stories may be ...Read Review

Clan

By Sigmund Brouwer - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Crippled from a childhood injury, Atlatl is unable to hunt with the other men. While he’s smart, it takes hunting prowess to ...Read Review

For to See The Elephant: A Novel in Verse

By Tammi J. Truax - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Elephants bury and mourn their dead. Their bones are sacred, and their bonds are strong. This novel-in-verse relates how capitalism and the worst ...Read Review

The Unreliable Death of Lady Grange

By Sue Lawrence - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The life of Lady Grange (born Rachel Chiesley in 1679), whose husband was James Erskine, Lord Grange and Lord Justice Clerk of Scotland, was ...Read Review

The Spartans

By Andrew J. Bayliss - Published 2020

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a very engaging critique of the ancient Spartans. It can be characterised as trying to show that much of what we ...Read Review

Acts of Faith: Part 1 of The Inquisition Trilogy

By Martin Elsant - Published 2020

Genres:

Portugal, 16th century. Aristides is a seminary student when he first meets Maria Lopes. Maria’s father, Diego, is a wealthy merchant from ...Read Review