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A Stitch in Air

By Lori Marie Carlson - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

In 16th-century Granada, the convent of Saint Margaret’s houses a community of sisters renowned for their fine lace making. This novel is ...Read Review

Timote

By David William Foster (trans.) - By José Pablo Feinmann - Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

David William Foster translated, re-edited and condensed Feinmann’s 2009 novel. In 1970, Peronist rebels kidnap former Argentine president Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, take him to ...Read Review

Transcending Darkness

By Estelle Glaser Laughlin - Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

“If you sit in a dark hole in the ground listening to the world crashing around you, you never stop sitting there. Some ...Read Review

Journey to Plum Creek

By Melodie A. Cuate - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultTime-slip

Through the magic of Mr. Barrington’s mysterious trunk, modern-day middle school students Hannah, Nick, and Jackie travel to 1840s Texas. Hannah and ...Read Review

Liberty’s Christmas

By Randall Platt - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultWestern

Main cast of characters: Liberty Justice Jones, recently expelled from high school; draft horse Quiller, and Rudy García, young hobo. Time and ...Read Review

Daughter of Silence

By Darrell Lockhart (trans.) - By Manuela Fingueret - Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

Should you be looking for a short and intelligent novel of meditative prose poetry about torture, silence, and totalitarianism, Daughter of Silence is ...Read Review

Before the Lark

By Irene Bennett Brown - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Born in 1876, Jocelyn Belle Royal lives with problems that few modern American children can imagine, and emotions that resonate today. Her mother died ...Read Review

Kafka’s Leopards

By Moacyr Scliar - By Thomas O. Beebee (trans.) - Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

1916: In a shtetl in Bessarabia, Czarist Russia, lives Benjamin Kantarovich, 19, nicknamed “Mousy,” whose sick friend, Yossi, asks him to undertake a secret revolutionary ...Read Review

The Centaur in the Garden

By Moacyr Scliar - Published 2011

Genres:

FantasyLiterary

During the early 19th century, a Jewish family escapes the brutality of the Russian Cossacks by immigrating to a small farming community in ...Read Review

Milagro of the Spanish Bean Pot

By Emerita Romero-Anderson - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in 1790 in a Spanish colonial village, this young adult novel tells the story of 11-year-old Raymundo, who tries to keep his family ...Read Review