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Remember the Ladies

By Gina L. Mulligan - Published 2016


Four-year-old Amelia Cooke is orphaned in 1861 Montana, and grows up wondering why women are so often denied the same privileges as men. Amelia’...Read Review

While You Were Mine

By Ann Howard Creel - Published 2016


It’s the end of World War II and nurse Gwen Mullen is enjoying the V-J Day celebrations on the streets of New ...Read Review

The Kindness of Enemies

By Leila Aboulela - Published 2015



Aboulela’s book moves between 2010 Scotland and mid-19th-century Russia and Dagostan. Imam Shamil, the Muslim leader in Dagostan, is determined to end ...Read Review

Jane and the Waterloo Map: Being a Jane Austen Mystery

By Stephanie Barron - Published 2016



It is November 1815, and Jane Austen has been summoned to Carlton House, the Prince Regent’s residence. She wonders if there’s any ...Read Review

Nelly Dean: A Return to Wuthering Heights

By Alison Case - Published 2015Published 2016


Whether you’ve read Wuthering Heights a hundred times or never picked it up, you are going to like this book. Set in ...Read Review

Miss Carter’s War

By Sheila Hancock - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)


Marguerite Carter leaves France for England during World War II, living with memories (presented as small snippets throughout the book) of who she ...Read Review

In the Unlikely Event

By Judy Blume - Published 2015


This is the story of Elizabeth, New Jersey, a town shocked by three plane crashes within months of each other during the years ...Read Review

The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach

By Pam Jenoff - Published 2015


Adelia Monteforte was a teenager in 1941 when her mother and father sent her from their home in Italy to stay with an uncle ...Read Review

The Pretender’s Lady

By Alan Gold - Published 2015


This book spans the second half of the 18th century, beginning in the 1740s, just as Bonnie Prince Charlie arrives in Scotland for ...Read Review

Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance, and Hope

By Wendy Holden - Published 2015



This is the true story of three women who not only survived the Auschwitz concentration camp, a Freiburg slave-labor camp, and the Mauthausen ...Read Review