Eva Ulett

Mutiny: A Novel of the Bounty

By John Boyne - Published 2009


AdventureBiographical FictionMilitary

Fourteen-year-old John Jacob Turnstile enters the Royal Navy in 1787 in the same way as many other 18th-century lower-class English citizens, given the choice ...Read Review

Human Love

By Andrei Makine (trans. Geoffrey Strachan) - Published 2008



In a crude dwelling on the border of Angola and Zaire, two imprisoned men meet during a shocking night of terror and violence. ...Read Review

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Vol II, The Kingdom of the Waves

By M.T. Anderson - Published 2008


Children/Young Adult

African-American youth Octavian escapes with his trusted tutor Doctor Trefusis from the eccentric Bostonian gentlemen who raised him as a comparative experiment between ...Read Review

Peter Wicked

By Broos Campbell - Published 2008



From start to finish, and from stem to stern, Broos Campbell’s Peter Wicked is carried happily forward by the witty narrator Matty ...Read Review

Cassandra and Jane

By Jill Pitkeathley - Published 2004Published 2008


Biographical Fiction

One wonders what interest a fictionalized account of the life of Jane Austen might hold for any but the most enthusiastic fans of ...Read Review


By Sherry Thomas - Published 2008



A late 19th-century tale involving identity and the expectations of social class, Delicious is the story of Verity Durant, possibly an aristocrat, who ...Read Review

Best of Covered Wagon Women

By Kenneth L. Holmes (ed.) - By Michael L. Tate (intro.) - Published 2008



Collected in Best of Covered Wagon Women are eight mid-19th century accounts of the Western overland journey. These journals and several letters ...Read Review