Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Great Detective: The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock Holmes

By Zach Dundas - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

I confess to a long-held fascination with Holmes and Watson and was instantly intrigued at this promised “biography of someone who never lived”. ...Read Review

The Case of the Feathered Mask

By Holly Webb - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Maisey Hitchens, Victorian sleuth and boarding house maid, is back to solve another case! One of her grandmother’s tenants, Professor Tobin, is ...Read Review

Dangerous Deceptions

By Sarah Zettel - Published 2015

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

The third in Sarah Zettel’s A Palace of Spies series tells the story of 16-year-old Peggy Fitzroy, lady-in-waiting at the court of ...Read Review

Wild Rover No More: A Bloody Jack Adventure

By L. A. Meyer - Published 2016

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This is the twelfth and allegedly last volume of the adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, also known as Bloody Jack, the Scourge of ...Read Review

Isabel Feeney, Star Reporter

By Beth Fantaskey - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Isabel Feeney, Star Reporter is a delightful book for readers ages nine through twelve. The main character, Isabel, is feisty and rebellious, a ...Read Review

A Plague of Bogles

By Catherine Jinks - Published 2015

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Orphan Jem lives in Victorian London in the good old days, when children were cheap labor and, if unwary, food for the monstrous ...Read Review

The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero

By Timothy Egan - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

This splendid biography by award-winning book author and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Timothy Egan brings us the life story of an improbable and genuine ...Read Review

The Dark Lady’s Mask

By Mary Sharratt - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

It is not often that I read a novel that makes me want to do actual research on a person – in a good ...Read Review

The Last Bolger

By Catherine Jinks - Published 2016

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This is the third and last in Jinks’ series about the bogler, Mr. Bunce, and his apprentices, Birdie, Jem and Ned. The time ...Read Review

Tru & Nelle

By G. Neri - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Harper Lee (Nelle) and Truman Capote (Tru) met when they were six and seven years old, respectively. This is the story of their ...Read Review