Random House

The Wall

By H.G. Adler - By Peter Filkins (trans.) - Published 2014



Many books have been written about the Shoah, and many more will be in the future. Few, however, are as haunting and utterly ...Read Review

Lillian on Life

By Alison Jean Lester - Published 2015


Lillian is a single woman who lives most of her life dating different men. This is the story of how she values each ...Read Review

Lisette’s List

By Susan Vreeland - Published 2014


Lisette’s List is a sojourn—a long stay—in the south of France, in the small village of Roussillon, and as such, ...Read Review

The Final Season: The Footballers Who Fought and Died in the Great War

By Nigel McCrery - Published 2014



After the start of the First World War, professional league football in England continued until the end of the 1914-1915 season, despite pressures ...Read Review

Lucky Us

By Amy Bloom - Published 2014


At the age of twelve, Evie Acton’s young mother leaves her on the steps of her father’s house, where she meets ...Read Review

Midnight in Europe

By Alan Furst - Published 2014



Readers of Furst’s excellent inter-war espionage novels will find themselves in familiar territory for this one. It is the end of 1937, and ...Read Review

When the World Was Young

By Elizabeth Gaffney - Published 2014


Wally Baker’s dad is serving in Japan during WWII, and her mother is a medical intern working numerous hours to further her ...Read Review

China Dolls

By Lisa See - Published 2014


In China Dolls, Lisa See (New York Times bestselling author of Shanghai Girls and Snow Flower and the Secret Fan) brings to life ...Read Review

The Quick

By Lauren Owen - Published 2014



England in the latter half of the 19th century. The novel begins conventionally enough with orphaned brother and sister James and Charlotte living ...Read Review


By Theresa Breslin - Published 2014


Children/Young Adult

1915. Charlotte Armstrong-Barnes, rising sixteen, longs to do something useful for the war effort, like nursing, but her genteel mother is horrified at the ...Read Review