Carrie Callaghan


By Christos Chomenidis - By Patricia Felisa Barbeito (trans.) - Published 2023



Born in hiding then raised under a secret identity, Niki had a strange childhood. Yet her life, which begins in 1937 and spans the ...Read Review

Lost Believers

By Irina Zhorov - Published 2023



Sometime after Stalin’s death, in the slow warming of Soviet society, a worn woman, Agafia, walks the Siberian taiga. It had been ...Read Review

The Stone Maidens

By Ioulia Kolovou - Published 2022


In 1948, a schoolteacher comes to Milagros Riquelme’s dusty village in rural Argentina for the first time. The young girl, whose family had ...Read Review

My Nest of Silence

By Matt Faulkner - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

Mari might be living behind barbed wire, but she takes solace in drawing and in her older brother. But when Mak decides to ...Read Review

Daughters of the Occupation: A Novel of WWII

By Shelly Sanders - Published 2022


In Riga, Latvia, in the 1940s, Miriam’s young family is caught between the buffeting waves of first a Soviet invasion and then ...Read Review

Stealing Home

By David Namisato (illus.) - By J. Torres - Published 2021


Children/Young Adult

Young Sandy Saito loves his hometown Vancouver’s all-Japanese baseball team, but when they are knocked out during the playoffs in 1941, his father ...Read Review

Small World

By Jonathan Evison - Published 2022


On his last train, on his last day of work, a retiring Amtrak engineer slams the brakes of his train and jumbles the ...Read Review


By Alison MacLeod - Published 2021


Biographical FictionLiterary

It’s 1928, and D. H. Lawrence is in Italy, trying not to die of his desperately poor health. Then it’s 1915, and he ...Read Review

The Hunt Is On (Seekers of the Aweto 1)

By Edward Gauvin (trans.) - By Nie Jun - Published 2021


Children/Young Adult

Two brothers, one who can command insects with the tap of his drum and another who can affix wings and fly like an ...Read Review

The Russian Key

By Jeri Laber - Published 2021



After a stultifying year of translating documents from Russian to English in the early 1960s, Kate Landau is frustrated that her CIA career ...Read Review