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The Black Crescent

By Jane Johnson - Published 2023

Genres:

Thriller

Set in 1950s Morocco, amid growing resistance to French rule, The Black Crescent is a novel about family ties, societal change and contrast ...Read Review

The Ballad of Lord Edward and Citizen Small

By Neil Jordan - Published 2023

Genres:

Literary

This novel begins grittily on an American Revolutionary War battlefield, where an escaped former slave, Tony Small, first makes the acquaintance of British ...Read Review

The Weather Woman

By Sally Gardner - Published 2022

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Neva, a Russian girl, has a gift—she can predict the weather. In January 1789, the Thames is frozen over, and London is enjoying ...Read Review

At the Breakfast Table

By Betsy Göksel (trans.) - By Defne Suman - Published 2022

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Defne Suman is the author of The Silence of Scheherazade, a powerful story about the last days of the Ottoman Empire and the ...Read Review

The Silence of Scheherazade

By Betsy Göksel (trans.) - By Defne Suman - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

My birth, on a sweet, orange-tinted evening… in 1905 Smyrna, Turkey, begins an enchanting tale of mother and daughter, of a time and place ...Read Review

The House with the Golden Door (Volume 2) (Wolf Den Trilogy)

By Elodie Harper - Published 2022

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Ancient Pompeii comes to life in the second installment in Elodie Harper’s Wolf Den trilogy. The bustling Roman Empire city is the ...Read Review

The Wolf Den (Volume 1) (Wolf Den Trilogy)

By Elodie Harper - Published 2022

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74 CE. Once a doctor’s daughter before family tragedy forced her into slavery to a cruel pimp, Amara now lives as a whore ...Read Review

The White Hare

By Jane Johnson - Published 2022

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The beginning of WW2, and Magdalena and her daughter Mila leave Poland for the safety of London, where they stay until 1954.  During that ...Read Review

The Marsh House

By Zoe Somerville - Published 2022

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It is 1962, and Malorie is a young mum who has run away with her little daughter Franny to a cottage in Norfolk just ...Read Review

Princes of the Renaissance: The Hidden Power Behind an Artistic Revolution

By Hollingsworth - By Mary - Published 2021

Genres:

Nonfiction

This gorgeous illustrated book tells many wonderful stories. Its main characters are “princes” in the broad sense of powerful rulers, as Machiavelli and ...Read Review