Ten Mile Valley

By Wayne D. Overholser - Published 2013



During the late 1800s, the Kelton family decides to sell its property and move to eastern Oregon. Eighteen-year-old Mark Kelton survives an attack ...Read Review

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

By Ayana Mathis - Published 2013


Surely the whole world knows by now that this novel is an Oprah pick. I have never used television to choose my novels, ...Read Review

Back to Blackbrick

By Sarah Moore Fitzgerald - Published 2013


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

This beautifully-written time-slip novel explores memory loss, grief and family relationships.  It’s narrated in a lively 21st-century voice by Cosmo, who lives ...Read Review

Temple of a Thousand Faces

By John Shors - Published 2013



In 1177 in Angkor, Khmer (now Cambodia), Prince Jayavar and his chief wife, Ajadevi, stand on a causeway gazing at the colossal multiterraced sandstone ...Read Review

The Purchase

By Linda Spalding - Published 2012Published 2013


In the winter of 1798, Daniel Dickinson and his young family are cast out by the elders of their tightknit Quaker community in Pennsylvania ...Read Review

The Missing Italian Girl

By Barbara Corrado Pope - Published 2013



Although the book is billed as third in the Bernard Martin mystery series, the lead character is Bernard’s wife, Clarie. In late 19...Read Review

Wise Men

By Stuart Nadler - Published 2013



Writing fiction set in the near-history of the mid-20th century is a sticky task. Characters may seem too familiar or mundane to ...Read Review

Victoria Rebels

By Carolyn Meyer - Published 2013


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Princess Victoria will be Queen of England sometime in the future.  Everything about her life is under constant examination and comment from those ...Read Review

The Straw Men

By P. C. Doherty - Published 2013



Set in 1381, Doherty’s twelfth in his Brother Athelstan series pits the insightful Dominican and Cranston, Lord Coroner, against both John of Gaunt’...Read Review

Seven Locks

By Christine Wade - Published 2013


In 1769, after an argument with his wife, an angry farmer stalks off into the Catskill Mountains with his dog, Wolf, to go hunting. ...Read Review