Swoon Reads

Heart of the Impaler

By Alexander Delacroix - Published 2021


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Steeped in 15th-century blood, Delacroix has brought Transylvanian and Wallachian history vividly to life. The fact that one central character is a young ...Read Review

Deadly Curious

By Cindy Anstey - Published 2020


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

July 1834. After receiving a desperate letter, Sophia Thompson rushes to her cousin Daphne’s side. One year prior, Daphne’s brother was murdered. ...Read Review

The Invention of Sophie Carter

By Samantha Hastings - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Identical red-headed twins Sophie and Mariah arrive in London in 1851, the year of the Great Exhibition. This is only important to Sophie, a ...Read Review

Gone by Nightfall

By Dee Garretson - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

On the cusp of the Russian Revolution of 1917, Charlotte Mason is an American girl living within the culture of czarist Russia. Her esteemed ...Read Review