Great Depression

The Godmothers: A Novel

By Camille Aubray - Published 2021



The Godmothers are four women in an Italian immigrant family living in Greenwich Village – Lucy, Amie, and Filomena have each married a son, ...Read Review

Summer of the Tree Army: A Civilian Conservation Corps Story (Tales of Young Americans)

By Gloria Whelan - By Kirbi Fagan (illus.) - Published 2021


Children/Young Adult

Nine-year-old Charlie Brightelot likes to explore the woods around his northern Michigan home. One June afternoon in 1933, he spots a new row of ...Read Review

Letters Across the Sea

By Genevieve Graham - Published 2021



This moving story revolves around several little-known historical events. The first occurs in Toronto in 1933. The Great Depression is in full swing, and ...Read Review

Secrets at Bletchley Park

By Margaret Dickinson - Published 2021


Secrets at Bletchley Park follows the lives of two very different women from the 1930s to the Second World War. Mattie, living in ...Read Review

In All Good Faith

By Liza Nash Taylor - Published 2021


Taylor’s latest novel is filled with sweet surprises. Set during the Great Depression, the storyline alternates between May Craig, the heroine of ...Read Review

Darkness Beyond (A Herbert Reardon Mystery, 5)

By Marjorie Eccles - Published 2021



Paul Millar, thought to be dead for 14 years, turns up at his family’s house in Folbury, England, in February 1933. But his homecoming ...Read Review

Wedding Station (A John Russell WWII Spy Thriller)

By David Downing - Published 2021



In Wedding Station, a prequel to his John Russell Station espionage novels, author David Downing creates a time and place as real and ...Read Review

Along a Storied Trail

By Ann H. Gabhart - Published 2021


Inspirational Romance

Tansy Calhoun loves her job as a Kentucky packhorse librarian during the Great Depression. At the same time, she longs for the kind ...Read Review

Books by Horseback: A Librarian’s Brave Journey to Deliver Books to Children

By Emma Carlson Berne - By Ilaria Urbinati (illus.) - Published 2021


Children/Young Adult

What an intriguing accolade: “Edith is a packhorse librarian.” Vibrant illustrations anchor this tale, aimed at the younger reader ages four to eight, ...Read Review

Winter Seeks Out the Lonely (Sonny Burton Novel)

By Larry D. Sweazy - Published 2021



It is January 1935, and former Texas Ranger, Sonny Burton, is surprised to see wagons driving by his home on the outskirts of Wellington, ...Read Review

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