Not My Father’s House: A Novel of Old New Mexico

By Loretta Miles Tollefson - Published 2019



Teenage bride Suzanna Locke is a city girl, if you can call Taos, New Mexico in the early 1800s a city. Now she’...Read Review

The Berlin Airlift: The World’s Largest Ever Air Supply Operation (Images of Aviation)

By John Grehan - Published 2019



This book is worth having for the illustrations alone.  The 1940’s were the golden age for black and white photojournalism and The Berlin ...Read Review

The Spanish Flu Epidemic and Its Influence on History

By Jaime Breitnauer - Published 2019



The influenza pandemic of 1918, which killed between 50 and 100 million people worldwide, dwarfed the catastrophe of the First World War – except that it did ...Read Review

The Day the Sun Fell

By Bun Hashizume - Published 2019



On August 6, 1945, fourteen-year-old Bun Hashizume started her day in Hiroshima under a serene, blue sky. She walked along the road on her way ...Read Review

The Eye of Ra

By Ben Gartner - Published 2019


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

During a hike in the Colorado mountains, John and Sarah find a cave with a strange marking carved inside. When Sarah traces its ...Read Review

A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale

By Marcia Berneger - Published 2019


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Devorah and Benjamin are eager for presents on the first night of Hanukkah. Before they are allowed to open their gifts, their grandparents ...Read Review

Shadows in the Stone: A Book of Transformations

By Jack Dann - Published 2019


Historical Fantasy

Dann is a well-regarded editor of many science fiction and fantasy anthologies. In this historical fantasy based on Renaissance hermetic mysticism, he imagines ...Read Review

Bangkok Wakes to Rain

By Pitchaya Sudbanthad - Published 2019



In 23 loosely connected short stories, this time-fluid novel weaves in and out of people’s lives, around and through time from the 19th ...Read Review

The Emir’s Trace: An Apulian Novel

By Ursula Janssen - Published 2019


After her uncle’s death, German historian Lia Winter decides to travel to Italy to spend some time with relatives there. Lia stays ...Read Review

A Woman’s War

By S. Block - Published 2019



Simon Block was behind the TV drama Home Fires, and his novel Keep the Home Fires Burning (2018) was reviewed in HNR 86. These introduced ...Read Review

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