Ancient Egypt

The Forgotten: Heir of the Heretic

By J. Lynn Else - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

In this prequel to The Forgotten: Aten’s Last Queen, Else focuses on Merytaten, daughter of the Heretic Pharaoh. Merytaten narrates a tale ...Read Review

The Genes of Isis

By Justin Newland - Published 2017



A flood is coming, one capable of wiping out all life on earth. However, when Akasha and Horque lock eyes for the first ...Read Review

Egypt’s Sister

By ANGELA HUNT - Published 2017



Chava and Urbi are best friends, despite the fact that Urbi is a royal princess with the world at her fingertips, whereas Chava ...Read Review

The Fortune Teller

By Gwendolyn Womack - Published 2017



This time-traveling novel rests on an intriguing premise. An ancient Egyptian manuscript, which tells the story of a missing deck of tarot cards, ...Read Review

The Drowning King

By Emily Holleman - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Book two of Holleman’s Fall of Egypt series (after Cleopatra’s Shadows) is told from the points of view of Cleopatra’s ...Read Review

A History of Ancient Egypt, Volume 2: From the Great Pyramid to the Fall of the Middle Kingdom

By John Romer - Published 2017



This book meticulously constructs a scholarly account of ancient Egypt from 2625 BC to 1660 BC from the scant and incomplete archeological discoveries, while also ...Read Review

Valley of the Kings: The 18th Dynasty

By Terrance Coffey - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

The familiar story, a frequent favorite of historical novelists, is the story at the heart of Terrance Coffey’s ambitious debut novel Valley ...Read Review


By Wilbur Smith - Published 2016



In ancient Egypt, Pharaoh Tamose lies dying of a battle wound, and his weak, corrupt son Utteric seizes power, to the horror of ...Read Review

Discover the Ancient Egyptians

By Imogen Greenberg - By Isabel Greenberg - Published 2016


Children/Young AdultNonfiction

This is an attractive cartoon-style book about Ancient Egypt. It’s a tall narrow hardback, smooth and easy to hold, and looks as ...Read Review

Son of the Sphinx

By Cheryl Carpinello - Published 2014


AdventureChildren/Young AdultTime-slip

Ancient history and fantasy mingle in Sons of the Sphinx, the latest in Cheryl Carpinello’s Quest series. Fifteen-year-old Rosa is visited by ...Read Review