Harry N. Abrams

The Mad Women’s Ball

By Frank Wynne (trans.) - By Victoria Mas - Published 2021


Paris, 1885. In the Salpȇtrière Asylum, sixteen-year-old Louise is roused from sleep to go to a lecture, of which she will be ...Read Review

Poison Priestess (Lady Slayers)

By Lana Popovic - Published 2021


Children/Young Adult

Times are difficult for women of little means in 17th-century France, especially if they are young, poor orphans working in the candle-making sweatshop ...Read Review

Tell No Tales: Pirates of the Southern Seas

By Sam Maggs - Published 2021


Children/Young AdultNautical

This graphic novel recounts the adventures of real-life 18th-century pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read, with cameo appearances by Jack Rackham. Anne’s ...Read Review

Blood Countess (A Lady Slayers Novel)

By Lana Popovic - Published 2020


Children/Young AdultMystery/CrimeThriller

Blood Countess is a historical tale of gothic suspense and horror set in 16th-century Hungary. Sixteen-year-old Anna, a gifted healer, comes to the ...Read Review

Don’t Let the Beasties Escape This Book!

By Julie Berry - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

Young peasant Godfrey has a full day of chores, and his mother tells him not to disturb the artist who is painting a ...Read Review

The Stranger from the Sea: A Novel

By Paul Binding - Published 2019



In 1885, Martin Bridges, a London journalist of little accomplishment and less confidence, takes a job at the newspaper in Dengate, a fictional English ...Read Review