HNR Issue 93 (August 2020)

HNR Issue 93 (August 2020)

A Map of the Damage

By Sophia Tobin - Published 2020

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Tobin has created a scintillating novel of smoke and mirrors set in the glass-loaded Mirrormakers Club in London. Two narratives weave around each ...Read Review

The Voyage of the Morning Light (US) / The Difference (CAN)

By Marina Endicott - Published 2020

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In 1911, twelve-year-old Kay and her older half-sister, Thea, take a sea voyage from Nova Scotia to the South Pacific islands. The merchant ship, ...Read Review

The Not So Quiet Life of Calamity Jane

By K. Lyn Wurth - Published 2021

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Biographical FictionWestern

In 1862 in Missouri, Martha Jane Cannary is six, the oldest sister to crying baby brothers and sisters. Her often absent mother craves whiskey ...Read Review

The Postman (Penguin Specials)

By Jesse Field (trans.) - By Yu Bi - Published 2020

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This is a small book but a large, impressive story, simply told and heartbreaking but concluding with hope. In Shanghai in 1936, when young ...Read Review

The Night Watchman

By Louise Erdrich - Published 2020

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In 1953, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 108, designed to terminate federal recognition of several Native American tribes. Facing the loss of his ...Read Review

Florence Adler Swims Forever

By Rachel Beanland - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

Atlantic City, 1934. On a fine June day, Florence Adler, training to swim the English Channel, dives into the ocean and disappears beneath the ...Read Review

Breach of Faith (Ela of Salisbury Medieval Mysteries)

By J. G. Lewis - Published 2019

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Mystery/Crime

In this, the second in the Ela of Salisbury Medieval Mystery series, it is 1226 and Countess Ela Longespee of Salisbury has recently lost ...Read Review

I Survived The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Graphic Novels)

By Scott Dawson - Published 2020

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Children/Young AdultNautical

Reluctant readers are not reluctant thinkers. Lauren Tarshis understands that her action stories and their graphic adaptations are often the first choice for ...Read Review

A Death in Mayfair (The DCI Frank Merlin Series)

By Mark Ellis - Published 2019

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Mystery/Crime

This is the third in Mark Ellis’s DCI Frank Merlin series, set in London in WW2. The action takes place over two ...Read Review

Death and the Dear Doctor

By Valerie Fletcher Adolph - Published 2020

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Mystery/Crime

Yorkshire, 1947. While on the run from an abusive husband, Trudy Bickerstaff meets Alice and Alastair Mackie, proprietors of a private home for the ...Read Review