Bloomsbury Publishing

The Artful Dickens: The Tricks and Ploys of the Great Novelist

By John Mullan - Published 2021

Genres:

Nonfiction

From the pun in the title to the final footnote, this delightful book plays a double game. It’s an eye-opening analysis of ...Read Review

The Tsarina’s Daughter

By Ellen Alpsten - Published 2021

Genres:

Saga

The Tsarina’s Daughter is Kenyan-born, London-based Ellen Alpsten’s second historical novel and is part of a trilogy about the Russian aristocracy ...Read Review

The Kingdoms

By Natasha Pulley - Published 2021

Genres:

AdventureAlternate HistoryNautical

In this alternate-history adventure, Joe Tournier comes to in a Londres métro station in 1898, so named because Napoleon won the Battle of ...Read Review

Zorrie

By Laird Hunt - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

Zorrie Underwood lives and loves, marries and mourns, farms and fends for herself in Depression-era and 1950s Indiana. After deaths in her family, ...Read Review

Sylvia Pankhurst: Natural Born Rebel

By Rachel Holmes - Published 2020

Genres:

Nonfiction

This biography of suffragist and political activist Sylvia Pankhurst is a giant doorstopper of a book, exhaustively researched but not, surprisingly, exhausting to ...Read Review

Murder by Milk Bottle (A Constable Twitten Mystery)

By Lynne Truss - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Three murder victims over the three-day August Bank Holiday in 1957 Brighton. Each coshed with a milk bottle, then stabbed to death with shards ...Read Review

The Corpse in the Garden of Perfect Brightness

By Malcolm Pryce - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is 1948, World War II has ended, and the country is getting back on its feet. One of the first events is to ...Read Review

Old Lovegood Girls

By Gail Godwin - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Beautifully evoking a longtime friendship’s transformative power, Godwin traces two women’s intellectual development and life decisions, and how they intertwine, across ...Read Review

The Vanishing Sky

By L. Annette Binder - Published 2020

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In 1945, Germany has almost fallen, yet the government promises victory, demanding further sacrifices. Etta Huber thanks God that her elder son, Max, is ...Read Review

Tsarina

By Ellen Alpsten - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This is the story of Catherine I of Russia, not to be confused with Catherine the Great. This Catherine was born in 1684 to ...Read Review