A Long Petal of the Sea

By Isabel Allende - By Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson (trans.) - Published 2020



Allende’s fluidly written saga conveys her deep familiarity with the events she depicts, and her intent to illustrate their human impact in ...Read Review

We Shall Not All Sleep

By Estep Nagy - Published 2017



Off the coast of the main in Estep Nagy’s debut novel lies Seven Island. The Hillsinger and the Quick families have each ...Read Review

The Queen’s Embroiderer: A True Story of Paris, Lovers, Swindlers, and the First Stock Market Crisis

By Joan DeJean - Published 2018



What kind of man secures a royal decree to lock up his pregnant daughter and ship her to the colonies? Beauty and cruelty ...Read Review

Apostles of Revolution: Jefferson, Paine, Monroe, and the Struggle Against the Old Order in America And Europe

By John Ferling - Published 2018



Ferling’s new entry explores the vision of Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and James Monroe of an independent America and a democratic Europe. ...Read Review


By Madeline Miller - Published 2018



Madeline Miller returns to the Homeric epics for the inspiration for her second novel, Circe. While the first, The Song of Achilles, focuses ...Read Review

Memento Mori

By Ruth Downie - Published 2018



Ruso, a Roman army medic living a life of bucolic domesticity with the family of his British wife, receives a desperate plea from ...Read Review

Invitation to a Bonfire

By Adrienne Celt - Published 2018



Opening with a hint of mystery, this literary novel unfolds through letters, detailed diary entries, and other documents that provide the backstory and ...Read Review

The Wanderers

By Tim Pears - Published 2018


Expelled from the Prideau estate where his brother works, a boy named Leo Sercombe begins an odyssey in 1912 across the moors and small ...Read Review

Lady Mary

By Lucy Worsley - Published 2018Published 2018-04-05


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

1527. Eleven-year-old Princess Mary, daughter of King Henry VIII and his Spanish wife, Catherine of Aragon, are at the Palace of Greenwich where the ...Read Review

Attack of the Vikings

By Tony Bradman - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

Alba (northern Scotland), AD 800-1000. Fourteen-year-old Finn lives in a Viking farming family settled in Alba where his father, Ottar, is chief. Nowadays, ...Read Review

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