Great Depression

Zuleikha

By Guzel Yakhina - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Soviet Russia in 1930. The gradual accession of Stalin to power in the 1920s eventually ended the liberalization of society and the economy, leading ...Read Review

A Veil Removed: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel

By Michelle Cox - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Fourth in the Henrietta and Inspector Howard Series, A Veil Removed returns readers to 1930s Chicago and its posh North Shore suburbs. The ...Read Review

The Quintland Sisters: A Novel

By Shelley Wood - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1934 Ontario, the world’s first identical quintuplets were born to Oliva and Elzire Dionne, a poor French-Canadian farming family. These five tiny ...Read Review

Grievous: A Novel

By H.S. Cross - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

This intense, unwieldy, and moving narrative about lives of quiet and not-so-quiet desperation is the sequel to the critically celebrated Wilberforce, set, like ...Read Review

Jeeves and the King of Clubs

By Ben Schott - Published 2018

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The author has only dashed, well, shoved out a rather acceptable story about P.G. Wodehouse’s perpetual and much-loved hero Bertie Wooster, ...Read Review

The Guest Book: A Novel

By Sarah Blake - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

This is a multigenerational story of the wealthy Milton family in America, from the Great Depression through World War II to the beginning ...Read Review

Confessions to Mr. Roosevelt

By M. J. Holt - Published 2019

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With Depression-era jobs at newspapers slim to none, aspiring journalist and writer Ellen Hartley has no choice but to sign on with the ...Read Review

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

By Kim Michele Richardson - Published 2019

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“‘Right there’ll do it.’ Pa fussed one last time with the slide on the courting candle, then finally placed the timekeeper on ...Read Review

Philipovna: Daughter of Sorrow (MiroLand)

By Valentina Gal - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Valentina Gal tells the story of her mother, Vera Philipovna, living through a cruel time in Ukraine’s history. We follow Philipovna from ...Read Review

The Betel Nut Tree Mystery (Crown Colony)

By Ovidia Yu - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Chen Su Lin is a secretarial assistant to Chief Inspector LeFroy in this 1930s murder mystery set in Singapore. She is drawn into ...Read Review

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