2012

Little Bones

By Janette Jenkins - Published 2012

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Jane Stretch is fifteen and crippled when her questionable parents and pretty older sister abandon her at the mercy of their latest landlady. ...Read Review

Bridge of Scarlet Leaves

By Kristina McMorris - Published 2012

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This wonderful World War II novel is written with a wealth of insight that, presumably, comes from the author’s own experiences growing ...Read Review

Lost Kingdom: Hawaii’s Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America’s First Imperial Adventure

By Julia Flynn Siler - Published 2012

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Nonfiction

This book covers an ambitious amount of ground — biography, cultural history, treatise on American imperialism, and comment on today’s corporate culture. Siler ...Read Review

An Affair with Mr. Kennedy

By Jillian Stone - Published 2012

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Romance

In her debut historical romance, Jillian Stone takes us to Victorian England and Scotland Yard. Cassandra St. Cloud, a young widow, rents a ...Read Review

The Healing

By Jonathan Odell - Published 2012

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Literary

Granada is an enslaved girl, torn from her mother’s arms on a whim to be raised in a mansion as the mistress’...Read Review

Accabadora

By Michela Murgia - By Silvester Mazzarella (trans.) - Published 2011Published 2012

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Literary

This is Sardinian Michela Murgia’s first novel and comes garlanded with prizes from Italy, where it was first published in 2009. It is ...Read Review

Accidents of Providence

By Stacia M. Brown - Published 2012

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Literary

Set in England during Cromwell’s interregnum, Accidents of Providence centers on Rachel Lockyer, a glove maker’s apprentice accused of murdering her ...Read Review

No One Is Here Except All of Us

By Ramona Ausubel - Published 2012

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Literary

It’s 1939, and in the small Jewish town of Zalischik, Romania, the villagers know that bad things are happening in the rest of ...Read Review

By the King’s Design

By Christine Trent - Published 2012

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Annabelle Stirling (Belle) and her flighty, journal-writing brother Wesley own a draper’s shop in Yorkshire until a Luddite mob, unhappy with Belle’...Read Review

Restoration

By Olaf Olafsson - Published 2012

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Literary

Restoration looks compassionately at the life of a young English expatriate who, in the decade preceding World War II, impulsively marries a somewhat ...Read Review