The Bookman’s Tale

By Charlie Lovett - Published 2013



Lovett’s enjoyable homage to books and bookishness opens, fittingly, in that literary magnet known as Hay-on-Wye in Wales. In 1995, Peter Byerly, an ...Read Review

The Storyteller

By Jodi Picoult - Published 2013


Sage Singer thinks she doesn’t have much to live for after losing both parents and becoming disfigured in a car wreck; she ...Read Review

Bristol House

By Beverly Swerling - Published 2013


Beverly Swerling’s latest work is a gripping dual-period novel that is partly a ghost story. Events in Tudor London affect the modern-day ...Read Review

The Center of the World

By Thomas Van Essen - Published 2013


J. M. W. Turner, the famed 19th-century British artist, is a master of color with a fiercely independent and iconoclastic personality. This is ...Read Review

The Ashford Affair

By Lauren Willig - Published 2013



Willig, author of the popular Pink Carnation series, departs from Napoleonic era, flower-monikered spies and the academics who research them for this complicated, ...Read Review

The Firebird

By Susanna Kearsley - Published 2013



When art gallery assistant Nicola Marter takes hold of a small, carved bird, known only as the Firebird, she can tell at once ...Read Review

Seduction: A Novel of Suspense

By M.J. Rose - Published 2013



Three dysfunctional situations in three different centuries are bound together by the ties of drug use and paranormal dabbling in novelist M.J. ...Read Review

The Positively Last Performance

By Geraldine McCaughrean - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

The Theatre Royal, Seashaw, has been closed for two years and mould is wreaking havoc with the décor. Only ghosts live here ...Read Review

Butch Cassidy: The Lost Years

By J.A. Johnstone - By William W. Johnstone - Published 2013



Hank Parker, a cowboy of eighty-plus years, has a past he’d rather keep hidden. In 1950 Parker is the same age as a ...Read Review

The Mermaid Collector

By Erika Marks - Published 2012


The Mermaid Festival draws people from all directions to Cradle Harbor, Maine every August. They dash into the ocean and shop for souvenirs, ...Read Review