The Imperial Wife

By Irina Reyn - Published 2016


Tanya Kagan is a specialist in Russian art who works for a New York auction house and is busy organizing the biggest sale ...Read Review

We Love You, Charlie Freeman

By Kaitlyn Greenidge - Published 2016



In her debut novel, Kaitlyn Greenidge sets a high bar for future books. This unusual novel about a chimp and a human family ...Read Review

Amour Provence

By Constance Leisure - Published 2016


Amour Provence begs to be read on a warm, sun-drenched patio scented with lavender, surrounded in soft cushions, with a glass of vendange ...Read Review


By Yaa Gyasi - Published 2016Published 2017



In the 18th century in what is now Ghana, then the Gold Coast, half-sisters are born in different villages. One grows up to ...Read Review

Frontier Grit: The Unlikely True Stories of Daring Pioneer Women

By Marianne Monson - Published 2016



This is a collection of biographies of twelve women who made their mark on the American frontier as entrepreneurs, ranchers, writers, teachers, philanthropists ...Read Review

The Woman in the Photo

By Mary Hogan - Published 2016


The devastating Johnstown, Pennsylvania flood of 1889 is the historical event depicted in this highly readable, dual-voice novel. It’s narrated by a modern-day ...Read Review

The Glamour of Strangeness: Artists and the Last Age of the Exotic

By Jamie James - Published 2016



Jamie James examines the lives of six unconventional artists in his study of connections between art and the exotic. Drawing from journals, personal ...Read Review

Museum of Unheard (of) Things

By Roland Albrecht - Published 2015


What is the most popular museum in Berlin? One might think it the Neues Museum, which houses the famed bust of Nefertiti; the ...Read Review

Ghost of Gallipoli

By Margaret Whittock - Published 2013



‘Two young people leave Ireland for Turkey, eighty years apart: for one, Private Jack Callaghan, newly enlisted in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, a ...Read Review

The View from Prince Street

By Mary Ellen Taylor - Published 2016


In modern-day Alexandria, Virginia, Rae McDonald has a successful career as a family therapist. Her own life is stagnant, her heart sealed off ...Read Review