Alana White

A Fatal Likeness

By Lynn Shepherd - Published 2013



1850/1816 London. One man, four women. The man is Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. The adolescent women who protect him at all costs are ...Read Review

The Caged Graves

By Dianne K. Salerni - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

Set in Catawissa, Pennsylvania in the summer of 1867, The Caged Graves opens as 17-year-old Verity Boone returns to her birthplace after an absence ...Read Review

A Thing Done

By Tinney Sue Heath - Published 2012


This novel set in the 13th century shines a bright light on rival families in medieval Florence, Italy. It is January 1216, and Corrado, ...Read Review


By Fiona Paul - Published 2012


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

The first book in Fiona Paul’s Renaissance Venice trilogy, centering on wealthy 15-year-old Cassandra Caravello, finds this privileged young miss lonely, bored, ...Read Review

Leonardo and the Last Supper

By Ross King - Published 2012



This time out, Ross King, novelist and bestselling author of biographical nonfiction focusing primarily on the Italian Renaissance (Brunelleschi’s Dome, Michelangelo and ...Read Review

The Sadness of the Samurai

By Víctor del Árbol - Published 2012



From time to time a book comes along that is staggeringly good, one that illuminates and informs readers on multiple levels, like Wolf ...Read Review

Chasing Mona Lisa

By Mike Yorkey - By Tricia Goyer - Published 2012



Set in France in the summer of 1944, Chasing Mona Lisa follows Swiss OSS agents Gabi Mueller and Eric Hofstadler in their mission to ...Read Review

Mister Creecher

By Chris Priestley - Published 2011


Children/Young Adult

Two outcasts inhabit London in 1818 – one of them 15-year-old Billy, a pickpocket and thief, the other a hulking creature given life by Dr. ...Read Review

The Faerie Hills

By Susan McDuffie - Published 2011



Set in autumn 1373 on windswept Colonsay Isle in the Scottish Hebrides, The Faerie Hills picks up where A Mass for the Dead, the ...Read Review

Chasing the Nightbird

By Krista Russell - Published 2011


Children/Young Adult

Set in 1851 New Bedford, Massachusetts, the center of the whaling industry and a haven for fugitive slaves, Chasing the Nightbird follows plucky 14-year-old ...Read Review