Multi-Period

The Lure of the Moonflower (The Final Pink Carnation Novel)

By Lauren Willig - Published 2015

Genres:

Adventure

This is the final (sob!) chapter of Pink Carnation stories. In 2005, our series narrator, Eloise, has abandoned her Ph.D. thesis to pen ...Read Review

The Sea Keeper’s Daughters (The Carolina Heirlooms Novels)

By Lisa Wingate - Published 2015

Genres:

Inspirational

The inheritance of a dilapidated historic hotel on Roanoke Island comes at a fortuitous moment for Whitney Munroe. A restaurant entrepreneur working on ...Read Review

Book: My Autobiography

By John Agard - By Neil Packer (illus.) - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Book tells the story of writing and book-making from the dawn of time until the current age. Written with wit and humor, this ...Read Review

The Marvels

By Brian Selznick - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Brian Selznick has done it again – written and illustrated a pitch-perfect tale that conjures up a lost art of storytelling. As in his ...Read Review

The History of Modern France: From the Revolution to the Present Day

By Jonathan Fenby - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

Fenby argues that France is a prisoner of her own history; she sees her casting off the shackles of tyranny in the French ...Read Review

The Book of Lost and Found

By Lucy Foley - Published 2015

Genres:

Saga

Spanning most of the 20th century, The Book of Lost and Found is the sort of sweeping multi-period saga I seek out, one ...Read Review

Scottish History without the Boring Bits

By Ian Crofton - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

In his account of Scotland’s history, Ian Crofton freely admits “that only a certain proportion of the events mentioned herein actually took ...Read Review

The Japanese Lover

By Amanda Hopkinson (trans.) - By Isabel Allende - By Nick Caistor (trans.) - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

“We are all born happy. Life gets us dirty along the way, but we can clean it up. Happiness is not exuberant or ...Read Review

Voices

By Colin Beazley - Published 2014

Genres:

Short Stories

Voices is a collection of twenty short stories and covers some varied time periods and locations. We begin with a straightforward, old-fashioned (slightly ...Read Review

The Incarnations

By Susan Barker - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

The Incarnations is unlike any book you are likely to read this year. And that is a good thing, because you will not ...Read Review