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Woman, Captain, Rebel: The Extraordinary True Story of a Daring Icelandic Sea Captain

By Margaret Willson - Published 2023

Genres:

NauticalNonfiction

Thurídur Einarsdóttir (1777-1863) was born in a hamlet on the harsh coast of Iceland, the child of a poor seasonal fishing ...Read Review

The Red Widow

By Sarah Horowitz - Published 2022

Genres:

Nonfiction

Professor Sarah Horowitz’s fluid, story-like biography of colorful femme fatal Marguerite “Meg” Steinheil makes this Belle Époque hostess accessible through her thorough ...Read Review

What the Children Told Us: The Untold Story of the Famous “Doll Test” and the Black Psychologists Who Changed the World

By Tim Spofford - Published 2022

Genres:

Nonfiction

In the 1940s a pair of psychologists began to test the effects of segregation on Black children using what has become famous as ...Read Review

The Science of Murder: The Forensics of Agatha Christie / Murder Isn’t Easy: The Forensics of Agatha Christie

By Carla Valentine - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

The subtitle of this book about says it all: it’s a compendium of different aspects of forensic science, viewed through Agatha Christie’...Read Review

The Double Life of Katharine Clark: The Untold Story of the Fearless Journalist Who Risked Her Life for Truth and Justice (Suspenseful and Propulsive Historical Narrative Nonfiction)

By Katharine Gregorio - Published 2022

Genres:

Nonfiction

Katharine Clark was a foreign correspondent reporting for American news services from Yugoslavia in the mid-1950s after Marshal Josip Broz Tito broke ...Read Review

The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line: Untold Stories of the Women Who Changed the Course of World War II

By Mari K. Eder - Published 2022

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Nonfiction

Eder vividly brings to life a collection of stories about women who neither sought out the spotlight during World War II nor received ...Read Review

Carnegie’s Maid

By Marie Benedict - Published 2018

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Clara Kelley finds her way from an impoverished village in Galway to the bustling streets of Pittsburgh, determined to secure a position in ...Read Review

A Deadly Affection

By Cuyler Overholt - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

New York City, 1907. Genevieve Summerford, MD, having spurned a position at a prestigious hospital, is about to embark on a research study in ...Read Review

The Other Einstein

By Marie Benedict - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Mitza Marič is a brilliant young woman whose family struggles to get her accepted into and excel at Zurich’s elite Polytechnic, one ...Read Review

Last Chance Cowboys: The Lawman

By Anna Schmidt - Published 2016

Genres:

RomanceWestern

The Lawman, second in the Last Chance Cowboys series, combines a western story with romance. The added bonus is the historical content. Although ...Read Review

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