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A Ritchie Boy

By Linda Kass - Published 2020


“O Lord,” prays the optimist, “please make bad people good and good people … interesting!” Linda Kass’s lovely novel in stories may be ...Read Review

Beginning with Cannonballs

By Jill McCroskey Coupe - Published 2020



In Knoxville, Tennessee, in the mid-South in 1951, Hanna and Gail grow up as near twins in a middle class household. That is, they ...Read Review

A Child Lost: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel

By Michelle Cox - Published 2020



This fifth in the award-winning Henrietta and Inspector Clive Howard series, set in Depression-era Chicago, finds Henrietta in mourning after a miscarriage but ...Read Review

Answer Creek

By Ashley E. Sweeney - Published 2020



Sweeney’s absorbing sophomore novel follows 19-year-old Ada Weeks as she travels along the Oregon-California Trail in 1846. Recently orphaned, Ada attaches herself to ...Read Review

Freedom Lessons: A Novel

By Eileen Harrison Sanchez - Published 2019


Told in alternating viewpoints, this impressive novel reaches back in time to the early days of school integration, and to a place in ...Read Review

Shrug: A Novel

By Lisa Braver Moss - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

Martha Goldenthal lives in Berkeley, California, in the 1960s. She’s got a nervous twitch—a shrug—symptomatic of her low self-opinion. The ...Read Review

Moon Water

By Pam Webber - Published 2019



This is a lovely coming-of-age story set in central Virginia during the summer of 1969.  Nettie, age 16, and Win are best friends.  They spend ...Read Review

Guesthouse for Ganesha

By Judith Teitelman - Published 2019



In 1923, Esther Grünspan settles in Köln from Poland.  She has been jilted on her wedding day, and the betrayal of love ...Read Review

Don’t Put the Boats Away

By Ames Sheldon - Published 2019



This saga about the Sutton family spans the years from the end of World War II to 1971. Tragedy had struck with the death ...Read Review

A Veil Removed: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel

By Michelle Cox - Published 2019



Fourth in the Henrietta and Inspector Howard Series, A Veil Removed returns readers to 1930s Chicago and its posh North Shore suburbs. The ...Read Review