The Vines

By Shelley Nolden - Published 2021


Set on New York’s North Brother Island in multiple timelines, The Vines combines the sad story of Riverside Hospital for Quarantinable Diseases ...Read Review

Sins as Red as Scarlet: A Devon Town in Turmoil

By Few - By Janet - Published 2020


This novel takes a new approach to the events surrounding the last “witch hangings” in England. Bideford, Devon was a town in turmoil. ...Read Review

Off the Wild Coast of Brittany

By Juliet Blackwell - Published 2021


A ferry crossing the choppy Atlantic from France’s Wild Coast of Brittany, La Côte Sauvage, shuttles tourists onto the docks along ...Read Review

The Girl at the Back of the Bus

By Suzette D. Harrison - Published 2021


Biographical Fiction

Set in Alabama and Georgia, this empowering novel–tender, warm, harsh, heartbreaking–addresses the legacy of slavery, its effect on all future Black ...Read Review

Great Circle

By Maggie Shipstead - Published 2021


Great Circle is a richly spacious novel about a bold female pilot who feels simultaneously larger-than-life and intimately real. Marian Graves leaves behind ...Read Review

The Paris Apartment

By Kelly Bowen - Published 2021


Is this an apartment or a museum? This is the question Aurelia asks in the summer of 2017, as she enters the recently inherited ...Read Review

Frieda’s Song

By Ellen Prentiss Campbell - Published 2021


In 1935, Jewish psychiatrist Frieda Fromm-Reichmann fled Nazi Germany and began her innovative work in treating mental illness at Chestnut Lodge Sanitorium in Rockville, ...Read Review

Maud’s Circus

By Michelle Rene - Published 2020


At age 16, Maud Stevens slips away from her Kansas home and an abusive family member to join the Great Barlow Show in 1893. After ...Read Review

Master of the Revels: A Return to Neal Stephenson’s D.O.D.O.

By Nicole Galland - Published 2021


Historical Fantasy

This multi-period novel is a sequel to the author’s popular The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. (co-written with Neal ...Read Review

The Curator’s Daughter

By Dobson - By Melanie - Published 2021


Inspirational Romance

Present day. Ember Ellis is a Ph.D. student researching the Holocaust. She hopes to find a person who, despite the dangers, fought ...Read Review