Alana White

Shopping in the Renaissance: Consumer Cultures in Italy, 1400-1600

By Evelyn Welch - Published 2005



Evelyn Welch takes the approach of a cultural historian to explore how men and women purchased goods from 1400 to 1600 in central and northern ...Read Review

Much Ado About Magic

By Patricia Rice - Published 2005



In the latest installment of Patricia Rice’s series of historical romances, Lady Lucinda Malcolm Pembroke is swept off her feet—literally—and ...Read Review

The King in the Window

By Adam Gopnik - Published 2005


Children/Young AdultFantasy

One January evening in modern-day Paris, eleven-year-old American Oliver Parker embarks upon an adventure that takes him on a journey far beyond his ...Read Review

The Lion of St. Mark

By Thomas Quinn - Published 2005



In November 1452, in the midst of a raging storm, fifteen-year-old Venetian Marco Soranzo ignores marine officer Antonio Ziani’s orders to stay below ...Read Review

Life Studies: Stories

By Susan Vreeland - Published 2004


Short Stories

In Paris of 1876, a young father reluctantly accompanies his wife and four-year-old daughter, Mimi, to his sister’s garden party in Montmartre. Reluctantly, ...Read Review

New Found Land : Lewis and Clark’s Voyage of Discovery

By Allan Wolf - Published 2004


Children/Young Adult

This fictional account of the Lewis and Clark Expedition is told in multiple voices in a straightforward and entertaining lyrical form. Fourteen characters ...Read Review

The Alchemist’s Daughter

By Eileen Kernaghan - Published 2004


Children/Young AdultFantasy

Sidonie Quince, a teenager in 1587 England, lives with her father, alchemist Simon Quince, in Charing Cross. She has inherited from her late mother ...Read Review