The Beauty and the Terror: An Alternative History of the Italian Renaissance

By Catherine Fletcher - Published 2020



Catherine Fletcher opens up the ‘Pandora’s Box’ of 16th-century Italy. This era is known most obviously for the flowering of individual artistic ...Read Review

The People’s Army in the Spanish Civil War: A Military History of the Republic and International Brigades 1936-1939

By Alexander Clifford - Published 2020



The Spanish Civil War spilled a great deal of blood at the time and still spills great quantities of ink, which is surprising ...Read Review

A Most Wicked Conspiracy: The Last Great Swindle of the Gilded Age

By Paul Starobin - Published 2020



In 1898, flakes of gold can be found in creeks and meadows and atop bedrock across wide swaths of northwest Alaska, leading to a ...Read Review

The Fall of the House of Byron: Scandal and Seduction in Georgian England

By EMILY. BRAND - Published 2020



The luscious cover and tag-line give the impression that this is going to be an exciting popular-history read that will reveal to us ...Read Review

The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria: The Sinking of the World’s Most Glamorous Ship

By Penny Wilson - Published 2020



This non-fiction account opens with the post-WWII Italian Line proudly constructing and outfitting its most luxurious passenger ship, the Andrea Doria. Three years ...Read Review

The Haunting

By Lindsey Duga - Published 2020


Children/Young AdultThriller

Late 1800s: Orphaned Emily has lived twelve years at Evanshire’s Home for Neglected Girls, her only friend the dog Archie, whom she ...Read Review

Open Fire

By Amber Lough - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Sometimes all it takes is one woman. 1917. After word of her brother’s desertion reaches Katya’s ear, she joins Maria Bochkareva’s ...Read Review

Louder Than Words (The Heroes Quartet)

By Kathy Kacer - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Eldina Sternik is a kind and bright girl. At age twelve, she cares for her younger sisters, reads voraciously, helps her mother with ...Read Review

Hunger Winter

By Rob Currie - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

In this debut novel for middle-grade students, Rob Currie has crafted the remarkable story of a young Dutch boy who finds his life ...Read Review

Westside Saints (A Gilda Carr Tiny Mystery)

By W.M. Akers - Published 2020


Historical FantasyMystery/Crime

The sequel to Westside, Westside Saints is part alternate history, urban fantasy, mystery, and time-slip―a frenetic roller coaster ride through 1922 Prohibition-era Manhattan. ...Read Review

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