Hideous Progeny: Mary Shelley and Her Monster

By Vaughn Entwistle - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

Have you ever taken a romantic trip with friends—to Lake Geneva, Switzerland, perhaps—only to be kept inside by rain? In 1818, you ...Read Review

The Kingdom of Back

By Marie Lu - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Maria Anna, Nannerl to her family, lives a constricted life with her little brother Woferl, both practicing the harpsichord and violin many hours ...Read Review

A Maid’s Ruin

By Lynne Francis - Published 2020



Margate, 1786. Molly Goodchild dreams of a better life than rising early to milk her uncle’s cows. She is admired by the steadfast ...Read Review

Cane Warriors

By Alex Wheatle - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Jamaica, 1760. Fourteen-year-old Moa Umbassa is a field slave on a sugar plantation, overworked, underfed, and brutalized at the whim of cruel overseers and ...Read Review

The Widow’s Scandalous Affair (Harlequin Historical)

By Lucy Ashford - Published 2020



London, 1794. Lady Serena Willoughby soundly dislikes Raphael Lefevre, Marquis of Montpellier, whom she considers a dissolute French aristocrat, but after he rescues her ...Read Review

Inside the Beautiful Inside

By Emily Bullock - Published 2020


Biographical FictionLiterary

An etching by George Arnaud from 1814 depicts a middle-aged man held chained to a stake with an iron ring around his neck, another ...Read Review

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

By V.E. Schwab - Published 2020


Historical Fantasy

What if your story couldn’t be told, your name died on your lips, and your face was forgotten the moment it was ...Read Review

The Lost Apothecary

By Sarah Penner - Published 2021



Penner’s debut weaves an enthralling tale of a modern woman whose discovery of a centuries-old serial killer helps her come to terms ...Read Review

Ten Things I Hate About the Duke: A Difficult Dukes Novel

By Loretta Chase - Published 2020



London, 1833. Cassandra Pomfret is a headstrong young woman who can’t manage to keep her political opinions to herself, much to her lordly ...Read Review

The Last Tea Bowl Thief

By Jonelle Patrick - Published 2020


In present-day Tokyo, Nori Okuda thinks she may have found a tea bowl crafted by the Pottery Priest Yoshi Takamatsu in the 1700s. ...Read Review