Janice Derr

A Brain. A Heart. The Nerve

By Ann S Epstein - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

People look down on Meinhardt Raabe, literally and figuratively, every day. After realizing he was a little person, his parents abandoned him. Fortunately, ...Read Review

The Spoilt Quilt and Other Frontier Stories: Pioneering Women of the West

By Candace Simar - By Hazel Rumney (ed.) - By Larry D. Sweazy - By Sandra Dallas - Published 2019

Genres:

Western

Editor Hazel Rumney has compiled sixteen short stories by new and well-known Western authors in The Spoilt Quilt. The theme that ties the ...Read Review

His Name is David

By Jan Vantoortelboom - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

The novel opens during World War I, with a soldier bound to a post, about to be executed by a firing squad. The ...Read Review

Hall of Mirrors: Virginia Hall: America’s Greatest Spy of WWII

By Craig Gralley - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

One of WWII’s most successful spies was a Baltimore native in her 30s. Her age and gender made the profession unlikely, not ...Read Review

The Island of Sea Women

By Lisa See - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Life for women in Jeju, a remote Korean island, is very different than in other places. Here women are the breadwinners, working outside ...Read Review

Wunderland: A Novel

By Jennifer Cody Epstein - Published 2019

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Ava has given up on trying to develop a closer relationship with her mother, Ilse. All of her questions go unanswered. Who was ...Read Review

Behind the Throne: A Domestic History of the British Royal Household

By Adrian Tinniswood - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

Fascination with royalty has always existed but is perhaps at a high right now, particularly in the US, with the popularity of television ...Read Review

The Lieutenant’s Nurse

By Sara Ackerman - Published 2019

Genres:

Romance

Eva Cassidy climbs aboard the steamship SS Lurline with a new name and plans for a fresh start. Recently enlisted as an Army ...Read Review

The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

By Tim Birkhead - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

In the mid-17th century, Francis Willughby and John Ray set out to redefine how we understand the natural world. They embarked on ...Read Review

All the Answers

By Michael Kupperman - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Graphic novelist Michael Kupperman’s memoir explores his relationship with his distant, secretive father. Never one to discuss the past, when his father ...Read Review

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