This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

By Jonathan Evison - Published 2015


Harriet Chance, a widow living in Washington State in 2015, is surprised to learn that her late husband, Bernard, has won a cruise to ...Read Review

The Muralist

By B.A. Shapiro - Published 2015


On the eve of the Second World War, artist Alizee Benoit is employed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to paint murals for ...Read Review

Anton and Cecil: Cats on Track

By Kelly Murphy (illus.) - By Lisa Martin - By Valerie Martin - Published 2015


Children/Young AdultWestern

United States, late 1800s: Anton, a sleek grey cat, and his adventurous brother Cecil have settled back down in Lunenberg after a safe ...Read Review

Beastly Bones

By William Ritter - Published 2015


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

This amusing sequel to Jackaby continues the tale of Abigail Rook and her employment with the strange, yet lovable, R.F. Jackaby. With ...Read Review

Orhan’s Inheritance

By Aline Ohanesian - Published 2015


“And if he is Turkish, what does that mean? Is he the prodigal son of a democratic republic or a descendant of genocide ...Read Review

Empire of Deception

By Dean Jobb - Published 2015



Since Erik Larson’s Gilded-age classic was published in 2003, any number of historical nonfiction thrillers have laid claim to being part Devil in ...Read Review

Leaving China

By James McMullan - Published 2014


Children/Young Adult

This illustrated young adult book by the author/illustrator of the award winning picture book, I Stink!, depicts James McMullan’s unique upbringing ...Read Review

The High Divide

By Lin Enger - Published 2014



In September 1886, the Pope family is living in the small town of Sloan’s Crossing, Minnesota. One day the father, Ulysses, leaves home ...Read Review


By William Ritter - Published 2014


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

William Ritter’s debut novel, Jackaby, is sure to delight readers from seventh grade upward. A little bit Sherlock Holmes, a little bit ...Read Review

Anton and Cecil: Cats at Sea

By Lisa Martin - By Valerie Martin - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

In the time of sailing ships and pirates, two cats, brothers Anton and Cecil, live near the docks of Lunenburg. Anton is very ...Read Review