The Storm Sister

By Lucinda Riley - Published 2015Published 2016


Ally D’Aplièse is a multifaceted young woman – musician and skilled sailor – who signs on as crewmember for the difficult Cyclades Regatta. ...Read Review

Karolina’s Twins

By Ronald H. Balson - Published 2016


The devastation of wartime often forces people to do the unthinkable, to make impossible choices, for the sake of survival, and the guilt ...Read Review

Our Family Dreams

By Daniel Blake Smith - Published 2016



This is a multigenerational saga beginning in the Revolutionary era, and extending to the late 19th century. The book is not as much ...Read Review

The Versions of Us

By Laura Barnett - Published 2016


In 1958 England, Eva, a talented writer, and Jim, a gifted painter, are strangers. When a nail (or a rock or a dog) stops ...Read Review

The Silver Suitcase

By Terrie Todd - Published 2016


This dual-period novel set in Manitoba, Canada, focuses on two women. The novel begins in 1939 with Cornelia, a 17-year-old farm girl who has ...Read Review

The House by the Lake

By Ella Carey - Published 2016


In 2010, 29-year-old Anna Young, a successful café owner in San Francisco, is asked an unusual favor from her beloved 94-year-old grandfather, Max Albrecht. ...Read Review

The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem

By Anthony Berris (trans.) - By Sarit Yishai-Levi - Published 2016



Gabriela and her mother, the beautiful Luna, have never connected. Desperate to understand her mother and their family’s troubled history, Gabriela pieces ...Read Review

Reader, I Married Him

By Tracy Chevalier (ed.) - Published 2016


Short Stories

As anyone with even a passing familiarity with Charlotte Brontë knows, “Reader, I married him,” is the climactic sentence of Brontë’s book ...Read Review

The Art of History: Unlocking the Past in Fiction & Nonfiction

By Christopher Bram - Published 2016



Christopher Bram (Father of Frankenstein, Eminent Outlaws) explores his love for the past in this delightful little book from Graywolf. “Some people dismiss ...Read Review

Before We Visit the Goddess

By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni - Published 2016



“Without education,” Sabitri writes to Tara, the granddaughter she has never met, “a woman has little chance of standing on her own feet.” ...Read Review