Harcourt

For a Sack of Bones

By Cheryl Morgan (trans.) - By Lluís-Anton Baulenas - Published 2008

Genres:

Literary

Awarded the highest prize in Catalan letters, the Ramon Llull Prize, this somber novel, first published in Spain, tells a tale in the ...Read Review

The Spanish Bow

By Andromeda Romano-Lax - Published 2007Published 2008

Genres:

LiterarySaga

  In the wake of 9/11, American journalist and travel writer Andromeda Romano-Lax asked herself: if I could write about or do only one ...Read Review

The Konkans

By Tony D’Souza - Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

  Lawrence D’Sai is the firstborn son of a firstborn son, part of a line that stretches back generations. He’s also ...Read Review

Lavinia

By Ursula Le Guin - Published 2008Published 2009

Genres:

LiteraryRomance

I’ve always wished I could write Ms. Le Guin’s lucid prose. In so few words she can create a world and ...Read Review

My Enemy’s Cradle

By Sara Young - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

  Cyrla, child of a Polish Jewish father and a Dutch mother, is sent to live with her late mother’s family in ...Read Review

So Help Me God: The Founding Fathers and the First Great Battle Over Church and State

By Forrest Church - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

Culture wars are nothing new, as Church demonstrates ably in this study of the tenure of America’s first five presidents. Our nation’...Read Review

The Blue Door

By David Fulmer - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

Eddie Cero is an unlikely private investigator. He has been making a living as a welterweight boxer, but his career shows little promise ...Read Review

Dawn of Fear

By Susan Cooper - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Susan Cooper always writes well, and this is one of her deceptively simple books. On the face of it, the story is an ...Read Review

The Bomb

By Theodore Taylor - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is not an easy book to read, although it is meant for teenagers. Taylor was present at Bikini Atoll for the first ...Read Review

A Slave No More: Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation

By David W. Blight - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

John Washington, a 24-year-old Virginia slave, escaped to Union army lines in 1862. Seventeen-year-old Wallace Turnage ran away five times from an Alabama plantation, ...Read Review