Henry Holt

Emeralds Included

By Betsy Woodman - Published 2014


The third and latest novel in the delightful series by Betsy Woodman, Emeralds Included, follows the further adventures of Jana Bibi, also known ...Read Review


By Katharine Grant - Published 2014


As a fan of K.M. Grant’s historical fiction for children, I was eager to read her adult debut. Set in London ...Read Review

Roosevelt’s Beast

By Louis Bayard - Published 2014



1914. Teddy Roosevelt is a Bull Moose without a cause. Defeated for re-election, he redirects his boundless energy into an expedition to chart the ...Read Review

The Black-Eyed Blonde: A Philip Marlowe Novel

By Benjamin Black - Published 2014



It’s 1950s California, and P.I. Philip Marlowe sits staring at a silent telephone in a quiet room, empty of eager clients. ...Read Review

Stay Where You Are and Then Leave

By John Boyne - Published 2013Published 2014


Children/Young Adult

London, 1914. It is Alfie Summerfield’s fifth birthday, and news has just broken that fighting has started in France. World War I is ...Read Review

Old Man River: The Mississippi River in American History

By Paul Schneider - Published 2013



This book begins with a fascinating tour through the prehistory of the Mississippi River Basin – about a third of the continental United States – ...Read Review

Here Comes Mrs Kugelman

By Minka Pradelski - Published 2013



Here Comes Mrs. Kugelman is an allegorical sort of novel about remembrance. Mrs. Kugelman is a Holocaust survivor, and she is determined no ...Read Review

The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944–1945

By Rick Atkinson - Published 2013



June 6, 1944: D-Day was one of the most dramatic days in history. British and American troops carried out a momentous plan to invade German-held ...Read Review

Sapphire Blue

By Kerstin Gier - Published 2012


Children/Young AdultFantasyTime-slip

In this sequel to Ruby Red, reluctant time travelers Gwen and Gideon return to continue their adventures between worlds. The Circle of Twelve ...Read Review

Bring Up the Bodies

By Hilary Mantel - Published 2012



It is 1535, and Henry VIII has become bored with Anne Boleyn. After upheaving the country and the Church in his efforts to divorce ...Read Review