Little Brown

The Dressmaker’s Secret

By Charlotte Betts - Published 2017

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It’s 1819, and young Englishwoman Emilia Barton is growing impatient of her unsettled life, traveling up and down Italy as an itinerant dressmaker—...Read Review

The Winter Station

By Jody Shields - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

1910: As winter approaches, two frozen bodies are found near the railroad station in the city of Kharbin, a Russian outpost in northern Manchuria. ...Read Review

Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History

By Lesley Adkins - By Roy Adkins - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

This book is fascinating. It’s excellently well written, painting the characters involved in a very engaging way—one of those superbly done ...Read Review

The Revolution of Marina M.

By Janet Fitch - Published 2017

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Literary

The Russian Revolution of 1917 and its aftermath are explored in this lengthy, poetic novel by the author of White Oleander and Paint It ...Read Review

Lightning Men

By Thomas Mullen - Published 2017

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Mystery/Crime

1950: In segregated Atlanta, a few black families buy homes in policeman Danny Rakestraw’s all white sub-division. “Negro Officers” Lucius Boggs and Tommy ...Read Review

Careers for Women

By Joanna Scott - Published 2017

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Literary

The punning title of this sharp and clever novel hints at its complexity: it explores the interconnected personal and professional lives of four 20...Read Review

The Drowning King

By Emily Holleman - Published 2017

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Biographical Fiction

Book two of Holleman’s Fall of Egypt series (after Cleopatra’s Shadows) is told from the points of view of Cleopatra’s ...Read Review

The Half-Drowned King

By Linnea Hartsuyker - Published 2017

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It is 9th-century Norway, and the Vikings are sailing, raiding, battling, and attending the gathering of peoples known as the Thing. Ragnvald Eysteinsson, ...Read Review

The Good People

By Hannah Kent - Published 2017

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Literary

A small village in early 19th-century Ireland is featured in this rustic tale of superstition and folklore. Nóra Leahy’s newly motherless ...Read Review

Grace

By Paul Lynch - Published 2017

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Literary

This is a heartbreaking novel of strength and survival set during the potato harvest of 1845 and the beginning of the Great Famine. Grace, ...Read Review