Algonquin Books

Prairie Fever

By Michael Parker - Published 2019



Set between the wars, Elise Stewart is a fifteen-year-old dreamer living on the rough Oklahoma prairie with her down-to-earth sister Lorena, 17, who is ...Read Review

Courting Mr. Lincoln: A Novel

By Louis Bayard - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

Two visitors arrive in Springfield, Illinois, in 1839: an aristocratic Kentucky belle with politics in her lineage, and a backwoods lawyer, Kentuckian by birth, ...Read Review

The Collector’s Apprentice

By B.A. Shapiro - Published 2018



This compelling novel encompasses romance, betrayal, fraud, and manipulation in the world of fine art during the early 20th century. The novel’s ...Read Review

Swim to me

By Betsy Carter - Published 2007



Betsy Carter has written a charming book set at Weeki Wachee Springs in Florida in the early 1970s, though the gentle story feels ...Read Review

Ursula, Under

By Ingrid Hill - Published 2004Published 2005


Short Stories

Ursula Wong is the title character in Ursula, Under. She is an endearing, precocious two-and-a-half year-old, half Chinese-American, half Finnish-American only child. On ...Read Review

In the Wake of Madness

By Joan Druett - Published 2003



In 1841 the whaleship Sharon sails out of Massachusetts for the rich hunting grounds of the South Pacific. Halfway through the voyage, Captain Howes ...Read Review