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The Roving Tree

By Elsie Augustave - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

Augustave’s expressive debut traces a young woman’s search for her cultural and emotional identity. Born in rural Haiti in the late 1950...Read Review

When Johnny Came Marching Home

By William Heffernan - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Billed as an historical mystery, Heffernan’s latest explores how three boys met the challenges of a catastrophic war and the changes it ...Read Review

God Carlos

By Anthony C. Winkler - Published 2012

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God Carlos is the story of a 16th-century Spanish seaman who sails to Jamaica. He participates in the common practice of mistreating the ...Read Review

Cervantes Street

By Jaime Manrique - Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

This novel takes the biography of the creator of Don Quixote as the starting point for a tale of love and revenge that ...Read Review

A Mind of Winter

By Shira Nayman - Published 2012

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

Oscar Harcourt is an enigmatic English art collector living on an opulent estate on Long Island, six years and thousands of miles from ...Read Review

The Mercury Fountain

By Eliza Factor - Published 2012

Genres:

LiteraryWestern

This is an amazing book. Factor’s writing bumps up against magical realism time and again in the most wonderful way and yet ...Read Review

Gathering of Waters

By Bernice L. McFadden - Published 2012

Genres:

Saga

We often imagine what it would be like if a place could talk, be a witness to historical events. Bernice McFadden accomplishes this ...Read Review

Wingshooters

By Nina Revoyr - Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

Every once in a while, a book reminds me that literature is more than plot and character, sentences and words. Some are raw ...Read Review

The Price of Escape

By David Unger - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Samuel Berkow’s life has been completely overturned. Once a successful businessman in Hamburg, middle-aged Samuel flees to Guatemala to escape the Nazi ...Read Review

Black Orchid Blues

By Persia Walker - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The title says it all. Black Orchid Blues is the sad, sweet sound of a mellow saxophone wafting around the tables of the ...Read Review