2013

The Hull Home Fire

By Linda Abbott - Published 2013

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The title of this book gave me the impression that the story would focus on the tragic fire that swept through Hull Home, ...Read Review

Mañana Means Heaven

By Tim Hernandez - Published 2013

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Literary

In Mañana Means Heaven, award-winning writer Tim Hernandez explores the story behind Jack Kerouac’s famous tale, “The Mexican Girl,” which was ...Read Review

The Bridges of Constantine

By Ahlem Mosteghanemi - By Raphael Cohen (trans.) - Published 2013

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Literary

This book is the first of a best-selling, award-winning trilogy, originally published in Arabic in 1993 and in English in 1999. This re-release of the ...Read Review

The Woman in Black: Angel of Death

By Martyn Waites - Published 2013

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Mystery/Crime

It is 1940, and schoolteacher Eve Perkins accompanies her class on their evacuation from the London Blitz. But they fetch up at Eel Marsh ...Read Review

Pax Britannica

By David Jenkins - Published 2013

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AdventureTime-slip

Pax Britannica tells the story of a troop of present-day soldiers who are thrown back through the centuries to Roman Britain, with two ...Read Review

Namesake

By Sue MacLeod - Published 2013

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Children/Young AdultTime-slip

When Canadian teenager Jane Grey is asked to choose a subject for her history assignment on the Tudors, she picks her namesake: Lady ...Read Review

Shakespeare’s Restless World

By Neil MacGregor - Published 2013

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Nonfiction

William Shakespeare’s world was in flux, and he embraced those rapid changes in his works. We can use contemporary histories or art ...Read Review

Intimate Surrender

By Laura Landon - Published 2013

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Romance

In Victorian-era England, fifteen-year-old Hannah is raped by a clergyman in a stable. In the morning, her father accusing her of “behaving wantonly,” ...Read Review

The Exiles Return

By Elisabeth de Waal - Published 2013

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Literary

Although the specific characters are fictitious, the lives in this poetically wrenching novel are starkly real. The Exiles Return was written in, and ...Read Review

World War I Tales: The Bomber Balloon

By Terry Deary - Published 2013

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AdventureChildren/Young Adult

A village in Essex, 1916. World War I is raging, and ordinary civilians are also under attack. The Germans are sending out zeppelins to ...Read Review