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Give Me Back My Legions!

By Harry Turtledove - Published 2009



Quinctilius Varus is not a natural soldier. But no upper-class Roman can refuse the wishes of the Emperor Augustus, and so when the ...Read Review

The Glassblower of Murano

By Marina Fiorato - Published 2008Published 2009


In a tale of genius and tragedy, Leonora Manin is inspired to travel to Murano, Italy, from Hampstead, England, the home of her 17...Read Review

Sarah’s Key

By Tatiana de Rosnay - Published 2007 (US)Published 2008 (UK)


Paris, 1942: ten-year-old Sarah Starzynski locks her four-year-old brother in a secret cupboard to keep him safe when the French police come to arrest ...Read Review

Nick of Time

By Ted Bell - Published 2008


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

  Set in the summers of both 1939 and 1805 in the English Channel, Bell has fashioned a boy’s adventure courtesy of a time ...Read Review

Through a Howling Wilderness: Benedict Arnold’s March to Quebec, 1775

By Thomas A. Desjardin - Published 2006



One of the major ironies of American history is that one of the first policy decisions taken by the American rebels fighting for ...Read Review

The Book of Loss

By Julith Jedamus - Published 2005Published 2007



This novel is presented in diary format, making it reminiscent of historical works such as Sei Shonagon’s Pillow Book. Set during the ...Read Review

Daughter of the Sun

By Barbara Wood - Published 2007



In pre-Columbian New Mexico, Hoshi’tiwa, a 17-year-old young woman, is a gifted potter of rain jars. The daughter of a corn-grower, she ...Read Review

Pemberley, or Pride And Prejudice Continued

By Emma Tennant - Published 2006


Recently there has been a proliferation of books featuring characters from Jane Austen’s novels. This particular offering is a continuation of Pride ...Read Review

Saratoga: A Novel of the American Revolution

By David Garland - Published 2006



The British 1777 offensive commanded by the larger-than-life “Gentleman Johnny” Burgoyne that culminated in the American victory at Saratoga has long been the setting ...Read Review

The Language of Threads

By Gail Tsukiyama - Published 2000



This novel is a sequel to Women of the Silk and has the same protagonist, Pei. In 1938, Pei leaves China for Hong Kong, ...Read Review