Simon & Schuster

Wild Orchid

By Cameron Dokey - Published 2009

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

In this retelling of “The Ballad of Mulan” for the young adult reader, told in the first person, Cameron Dokey breathes fresh life ...Read Review

City of God

By Beverly Swerling - Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

City of God, the fourth installment in Beverly Swerling’s fabulously plotted multi-generational family saga, takes place in mid-19th century Manhattan. Dr. ...Read Review

Germania

By Brendan McNally - Published 2008

Genres:

Thriller

Germany, 1945: the final days of the Third Reich. As the Allies close in, the upper echelons of the Nazi regime plan their various ...Read Review

The Lost Quilter

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2009

Genres:

Epic

More than one story must be repeatedly told so that we remember! In a northern American town, Sylvia Bergstrom discovers a packet of ...Read Review

The Walls of Cartagena

By Julia Durango - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in 1639 during the pivotal year between the narrator’s 13th and 14th birthdays, this is an adventure tale bursting with heart and ...Read Review

On Beale Street

By Ronald Kidd - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Readers of On Beale Street will be plunged into the dynamic music culture of 1954 Memphis, Tennessee. Johnny Ross loves the blues, but being ...Read Review

Cavalryman of the Lost Cause: A Biography of J.E.B. Stuart

By Jeffrey D. Wert - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

“Jeb” Stuart was one of the most brilliant and colorful personalities in U.S. military history. Jeffrey Wert is one of America’s ...Read Review

Promise of the Wolves

By Dorothy Hearst - Published 2008

Genres:

Fantasy

Promise of the Wolves Fourteen thousand years ago, a wolf cub named Kaala, born out of pack-lock, is spared the death her littermates ...Read Review

Promise of the Wolves

By Dorothy Hearst - Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

Fourteen thousand years ago, a wolf cub named Kaala, born out of pack-lock, is spared the death her littermates share in order to ...Read Review

Sashenka

By Simon Montefiore - Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

Sashenka Zeitlin is the daughter of a Jewish banker living in St Petersburg. In the winter of 1916, revolution is in the air, and ...Read Review