The Forgotten: Heir of the Heretic

By J. Lynn Else - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

In this prequel to The Forgotten: Aten’s Last Queen, Else focuses on Merytaten, daughter of the Heretic Pharaoh. Merytaten narrates a tale ...Read Review

Calamity Jane: How the West Began

By Bryan Ney - Published 2016


Biographical FictionWestern

Jane Canary is fifteen. As the book begins, she has yet to collect the epithet of ‘Calamity’ by which history will come to ...Read Review


By Ellie Midwood - Published 2016


Emilia is a Jewish teenager volunteering in a Polish hospital during WWII. When the Germans first take control of her city, life isn’...Read Review

The Locksmith’s Daughter

By Karen Brooks - Published 2016Published 2018


Mallory Bright, the titular locksmith’s daughter, is trying to restore her reputation, which she ruined by running away with a man who ...Read Review

Cuckoo Song

By Frances Hardinge - Published 2016Published 2018Published c2014



When Triss wakes up after an accident, she realises that something is very wrong, although she does not know what as she remembers ...Read Review

The Girl from Oto

By Amy Maroney - Published 2016



This novel has a complicated, interconnecting dual timeline. One is contemporary in which Zari Durrell, an American art historian, secures work in Scotland ...Read Review

Sebastian’s Way: The Paladin

By George Steger - Published 2016


Sebastian’s Way: The Paladin, book two of The Sebastian Chronicles, is the retelling of Charlemagne’s continued challenges as king, then emperor, ...Read Review

The Wolf of Dalriada

By Elizabeth Gates - Published 2016



Confused by the frequent changes of location, date and point of view, it took some time for me to come to grips with ...Read Review

Once There Was Fire: A Novel of Old Hawaii

By Stephen Shender - Published 2016


While many readers or movie watchers are familiar with the story of Hawaii told by James Michener, very few know of the early ...Read Review

The Cedar

By Carmen Butler - Published 2016Published c1965



It’s the early 19th century, and Elisabeth has lost everything in Charleston, South Carolina. With her companions—the carriage driver, her servant, ...Read Review

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