The Upstairs House

By Julia Fine - Published 2021



Margaret Wise Brown may not be a household name, but her book Goodnight Moon, published in 1947, is one of the most popular children’...Read Review

A Thousand Ships

By Natalie Haynes - Published 2020



‘A thousand ships’ conjures up a face familiar to the world, equally admired and derided―that of Helen of Troy. But those thousand ...Read Review

V for Victory

By Lissa Evans - Published 2020


London in the Autumn of 1944, and V1 and V2 rockets are falling on the capital, causing misery and destruction, though the airplane bombing ...Read Review

War Lord (Saxon Tales 13)

By Bernard Cornwell - Published 2020



This is the (probable) conclusion to The Last Kingdom series, which follows the adventures of Uhtred, the lord of Bebbanburg (Bamburgh), during the ...Read Review

The Cold Millions

By Jess Walter - Published 2020


Set in early 20th-century Spokane, Washington, Jess Walter’s The Cold Millions is the gripping story of two Irish American brothers caught up ...Read Review

The Night Watchman

By Louise Erdrich - Published 2020


In 1953, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 108, designed to terminate federal recognition of several Native American tribes. Facing the loss of his ...Read Review

The Nesting Dolls

By Alina Adams - Published 2020


In 2019, a cantankerous, self-aggrandizing, but still loveable Russian immigrant grandmother takes a gift at her 45th wedding anniversary party and raises her arms ...Read Review

The Astonishing Life of August March

By Aaron Jackson - Published 2020


The phrase “child of the theater” has never been more literally or comically depicted than in this delightful romp of a book. August ...Read Review

The Everlasting

By Katy Simpson Smith - Published 2020



Andiamo a Roma! We’ll visit the Eternal City four times in Katy Simpson Smith’s brilliant new novel The Everlasting, set in ...Read Review

The Lost Diary of M

By Paul Wolfe - Published 2020



In 1964, Washington socialite Mary Pinchot Meyer was murdered during her daily walk in Georgetown. The murder remains unsolved to this day, and rumors ...Read Review

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