Bloomsbury

Eliza Rose

By Lucy Worsley - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1535. Henry VIII is on the throne. Twelve-year-old Eliza Camperdowne, only child of a noble but impoverished family, knows that she must marry well. ...Read Review

Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation: The Grantchester Mysteries

By James Runcie - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Fans of the Grantchester Mysteries will love the fifth installment, which is set again in the little Cambridgeshire village. In the six stories ...Read Review

Stealing Games: How John McGraw Transformed Baseball with the 1911 New York Giants

By Maury Klein - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

In 1911, the New York Giants of the National League stole 347 bases, a record that still stands today. The early baseball seasons were known ...Read Review

Passwords to Paradise: How Languages Have Reinvented World Religions

By Nicholas Ostler - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

In Ostler’s book, he attempts to show whether and/or how a religion changes when its message is translated from its original ...Read Review

The Bitter Taste of Victory: In the Ruins of the Reich

By Lara Feigl - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is an unusual history of artists sent to Germany after WWII who were initially tasked with the transformation of an “innately warlike” ...Read Review

The Occupation Trilogy

By Patrick Modiano - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

This is a single-volume presentation of Patrick Modiano’s three short novels, originally published in the 1960s through 1972. La Place De L’Étoile, ...Read Review

Up Against the Night

By Justin Cartwright - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

In 1838, over 500 South African Boers were killed by Dingane, King of the Zulus, and his warriors; the Boer leader, Piet Retief, had thought ...Read Review

Richard III: A Ruler and His Reputation

By David Horspool - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

Though he only reigned for two years, Richard III has always been one of England’s most notorious monarchs. Villainized by Shakespeare as ...Read Review

Floodpath: The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th-Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles

By Jon Wilkman - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

Late in the night on March 12, 1928, the newly built St. Francis Dam, fifty miles north of the burgeoning town of Los Angeles, broke, ...Read Review

River of Ink

By Paul M. M. Cooper - Published 2016

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This debut novel, set in 13th-century Sri Lanka, is the story of court poet Asanka. When his king is usurped by a tyrant ...Read Review

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