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The Boy Who Dared

By Susan Campbell Bartoletti - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Based on a true story, this telling reimagines the life of a young boy who grew up in 1930s Germany, was part of ...Read Review

Tom Sawyer’s Dark Plot (Adventures in Time – 1849)

By Tim Champlin - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultTime-slip

Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Jim, and their time-traveling friend, Zane Rasmussen, team up once again in this second installment of Champlin’s Adventures ...Read Review

Between Before and After

By Maureen Doyle McQuerry - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This split-narrative novel, set in the 1920s New York and 1950s California, follows a mother and daughter as they each deal with various ...Read Review

Ahab’s Return: or, The Last Voyage

By Jeffrey Ford - Published 2018

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This story meshes various characters from Herman Melville’s collected works into an adventurous, fast-paced Moby Dick continuation. Stunningly, Ahab has survived the ...Read Review

My Real Name Is Hanna

By Tara Lynn Masih - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Teenaged Hanna Slivka narrates an unforgettable tale of loss and survival in this young adult story of the Holocaust set in Ukraine. Hanna’...Read Review

Mary B

By Katherine J. Chen - Published 2018

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The Austen continuation genre has gained another literary take with this debut novel focused on the character of Mary Bennet. The story begins ...Read Review

April in Paris, 1921

By Tessa Lunney - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Katherine King Button, an Australian debutante escaping the marriage market, has reinvented herself in Paris as Kiki Button, socialite and gossip columnist for ...Read Review

All the Ever Afters

By Danielle Teller - Published 2018

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“The stories we tell ourselves have great power.” This sentence from Teller’s Cinderella reimagining succinctly sums up the theme of this book. ...Read Review

The Game of Hope

By Sandra Gulland - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

At the close of the French Revolution, fifteen-year-old Hortense de Beauharnais—step-daughter of Napoleon Bonaparte—is attending Madame Campan’s Institute for Girls, ...Read Review

The Broken Girls

By Simone St. James - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1950, four roommates from Idlewild Hall, a New England boarding school for wayward girls, bond over the one thing they have in common—...Read Review