Simon & Schuster

Come from Away

By Genevieve Graham - Published 2018


The phrase ‘come from away’ is used in the east coast of Canada to indicate someone who has arrived from a distance. This ...Read Review

In Byron’s Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Lord Byron’s Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace

By Miranda Seymour - Published 2018



Seymour tells the stories of Annabella Milbanke’s short-lived marriage to Byron, and of their daughter, Ada. We are gripped by the spectacle ...Read Review

Pilgrim’s War

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2018



Pilgrim’s War begins in France in 1096, when a hermit promises the townspeople that Christian soldiers who march to Jerusalem will be rewarded ...Read Review

The Judge Hunter

By Christopher Buckley - Published 2018



Balthasar de St. Michel (Balty) is the shiftless brother-in-law of Samuel Pepys and is sent off by him to the American colonies under ...Read Review

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