Arleigh Johnson

Surviving the Fatherland

By Annette Oppenlander - Published 2017


WWII fiction continues to be a popular genre, and as such it can be daunting for readers to make a selection that is ...Read Review

The Wardrobe Mistress

By Meghan Masterson - Published 2017


Giselle Aubry, the newest wardrobe mistress in Marie Antoinette’s household, has her uncle, Pierre de Beaumarchais, to thank for her coveted position. ...Read Review

The Good People

By Hannah Kent - Published 2017



A small village in early 19th-century Ireland is featured in this rustic tale of superstition and folklore. Nóra Leahy’s newly motherless ...Read Review

Show Me A Kindness

By Nancy Brandon - Published 2017


In South Georgia during the Great Depression, a young woman with a troubled life steps off the train in Vidalia. Making a new ...Read Review

How to Survive in the North

By Luke Healy - Published 2016


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Written in graphic novel format and based on the true story of Ada Blackjack—an Inuk woman who survived a disastrous expedition in ...Read Review

Come Next Spring

By Alana White - Published 2016Published c1990


Children/Young Adult

Salina Harris is a stubborn, outspoken twelve-year-old from a small mountain town in Tennessee. It’s 1949, and while WWII left scarred lives in ...Read Review

Rejected Princesses: Tales of History’s Boldest Heroines, Hellions & Heretics

By Jason Porath - Published 2016



From 1500 BCE to the 20th century, this compendium is packed with famous as well as lesser-known women of history who, in the animator-turned-author’...Read Review


By Daisy Goodwin - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

The early reign of Great Britain’s Queen Victoria is recounted in this multi-view narrative replete with rich characterization and political intrigue. Among ...Read Review

The Search for the Homestead Treasure

By Ann Treacy - Published 2016


Children/Young Adult

In early 20th-century Minnesota, 14-year-old Martin Gunnarsson, a descendant of Scandinavian immigrants, is moving from the city to his family’s deserted farmland. ...Read Review

Three Sisters, Three Queens

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

One of the less documented Tudor women is explored in Gregory’s latest 16th-century read. Margaret, elder sister of Henry VIII, was a ...Read Review

1 2 3 9