The Lost Jewels

By Kirsty Manning - Published 2020


Jewelry historian Kate Kirby is asked to research and report on Cheapside Jewels, a bundle of precious gems that were unearthed after being ...Read Review

Hunting Teddy Roosevelt

By James Ross - Published 2020


In 1909, Teddy Roosevelt has already completed two successful terms as U.S. President and has almost reluctantly decided not to seek a third ...Read Review

Divide the Dawn: Fight

By Eamon Loingsigh - Published 2020


This is an epic novel of gang warfare during the winter and into the summer of 1919, fought along the waterfront of Brooklyn, New ...Read Review

Stitching a Life: An Immigration Story

By Mary Helen Fein - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Stitching a Life begins in Lithuania, in 1900, where Max, the oldest son of a Jewish family is about to turn 12. When the Russian ...Read Review

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

By Marina Endicott - Published 2020


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

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

By Scott Dawson - Published 2020


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

An Elegant Woman

By Martha McPhee - Published 2020


Needing money to fund their mother’s long-term care, Isadora and her sisters meet at their family home to prepare for its sale. ...Read Review

The Girl From the Workhouse

By Lynn Johnson - Published 2020



The Potteries, Staffordshire, in 1911: Ginnie Jones’s father’s sight is failing and he cannot work, so she is sent to Haddon Workhouse. ...Read Review

The Photographer (The Photographer’s Saga)

By Edwin Miles (trans.) - By Petra Durst-Benning - Published 2020



Mimi Reventlow rejects a marriage proposal in 1905 Esslingen, Germany, because she has no desire to become a housewife. She wants to follow in ...Read Review

The Paper Daughters of Chinatown

By Heather B. Moore - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

Based on true events, The Paper Daughters of Chinatown is a fascinating novel, bringing to light the heroic efforts of the real-life savior, ...Read Review

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