Simon & Schuster

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


Historical Fantasy

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



London’s celebrated mystery writer, Agatha Christie, finds herself in the middle of a psychological thriller reminiscent of her own novels. Depressed and ...Read Review

The Last Tudor

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

The title of Gregory’s latest novel is intriguing, given that its plot revolves around a great irony of history: Elizabeth I’s ...Read Review

The Good Earth

By Nick Bertozzi (adaptor and illus.) - By Pearl S. Buck - Published 2017


The life of Wang Lung, as told by Pearl S. Buck in her Pulitzer Prize-winning historical novel of 1931, continues to stir up controversy, ...Read Review

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