Mixed Harvest: Stories from the Human Past

By Rob Swigart - Published 2019


To a series of fictional vignettes beginning with a barely verbal hominid 300,000 years ago and ending with Lugal Ibbi-Sin’s fall in 1940 BCE ...Read Review

Sun Born

By Kathleen O'Neal Gear - By W. Michael Gear - Published 2016



Sun Born takes readers on an historical and mythical journey back in time 1,000 years to the vast and booming metropolis of the Cahokia ...Read Review

The Spirit and the Skull

By J. M. Hayes - Published 2014



Stealing life is forbidden to the People, a Paleolithic tribe crossing Alaska’s tundra. Nevertheless, Tall Pine is found strangled. It is up ...Read Review

Wolf Brother

By Michelle Paver - Published 2014Published c2004


Children/Young Adult

The Stone Age, Scandinavia. Torak of the Wolf Clan is only twelve when the bear kills his father. With his dying breath, his ...Read Review


By Kim Stanley Robinson - Published 2013



Billed as a coming-of-age story set 30,000 years ago during the height of the Ice Age, the novel follows the life of a shaman-in-training ...Read Review

The Burning Shadow

By Michelle Paver - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

Bronze Age Greece. In this, the second Gods and Warriors book, Hylas, the Outsider; Pirra daughter of the High Priestess of Keftiu; and ...Read Review

Song Hunter

By Sally Prue - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

40,000 BC, and an Ice Age looms. The Stonemen, a small Neanderthal clan, have just killed a mammoth in preparation for winter, but, though ...Read Review

Beyond the Blue Horizon: How the Earliest Mariners Unlocked the Secrets of the Oceans

By Brian Fagan - Published 2012



Brian Fagan is a marvel, not just in his encyclopedic knowledge of history, archaeology, and anthropology, but in the way he offers up ...Read Review

Secrets of the Wolves

By Dorothy Hearst - Published 2011


In this second volume of the Wolf Chronicles series, young wolf Kaala deals with the fallout arising from her heretical belief that wolves ...Read Review

People of the Bear Mother

By T. D. Austin - Published 2011


Author Austin, impressed by Jean Clottes’ book on the Pont’ d’Arc cave-painting discoveries of Jean Marie Chauvet in 1994, sets out to imagine ...Read Review