Simon & Schuster

The Glovemaker’s Daughter

By Leah Fleming - Published 2018


The novel opens with an account of the persecution of Quakers in 17th-century England, set out in the journal of Rejoice (or Joy) ...Read Review

Lost in the Beehive

By Michele Young-Stone - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

It’s 1965 when Gloria Ricci reluctantly enters the Belmont Institute. When her mother tries to reassure the teen, “They’re going to make ...Read Review

The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

By Laurie Gwen Shapiro - Published 2018



The Roaring ‘20s were a time of ebullience and adventure: ticker-tape parades for heroes such as Lucky Lindy, with his solo flight across ...Read Review

Pale Horse Riding

By Chris Petit - Published 2017


This is a strange and unsettling novel, primarily due to its setting. The place of Auschwitz permeates the book. It is set mainly ...Read Review

The Philosopher’s Flight

By Tom Miller - Published 2018



If you can get past the absurd source of the “magic” that powers this world (sigils drawn in various powders act like electricity, ...Read Review

Blood of the Innocents

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2017



This is the third book in a trilogy on the Hundred Years War, the first being about the Battle of Crecy (Fields of ...Read Review

The Rules of Magic

By Alice Hoffman - Published 2017


This prequel to Hoffman’s famous Practical Magic portrays the story of the Aunts and their intriguing past. Franny, Bridget (Jet), and Vincent ...Read Review


By Rodrigo Hasbún - By Sophie Hughes (trans.) - Published 2017



The National Liberation Army, founded by Che Guevera in the mid-20th century, spread through and splintered Latin America, touching millions of individuals ...Read Review

If Not Now, When?

By Primo Levi - By William Weaver (trans.) - Published (c1983)Published 2017



Primo Levi’s novel, If Not Now, When?, was first translated from the Italian in 1983. Levi has written several novels chronicling Jewish experiences ...Read Review

A Talent for Murder

By Andrew Wilson - Published 2017



In December 1926, Agatha Christie went missing for ten days. The police organised searches for her, and press speculation reached frenzied heights. She was ...Read Review