The Hidden Palace: A Novel of the Golem and the Jinni

By Helene Wecker - Published 2021


Historical Fantasy

With The Hidden Palace, the follow-up to her historical fantasy The Golem and the Jinni, Wecker returns with a layered novel of many ...Read Review

The Consequences of Fear (Maisie Dobbs 16)

By Jacqueline Winspear - Published 2021



Although the intensity of the Blitz is past, German airplanes still drop bombs on London nightly, and the United States has yet to ...Read Review

The Metal Heart: A Novel of Love and Valor in World War II

By Caroline Lea - Published 2021


When war unexpectedly makes itself felt in Orkney in 1941, the authorities decide to send a group of Italian POWs to build barriers to ...Read Review

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

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