Jo Ann Butler

A Study in Treason

By Leonard Goldberg - Published 2018



This is the second book in the Daughter of Sherlock Holmes mystery series, this time set in 1914. A top-secret document is stolen from ...Read Review

You’re the Cream in My Coffee

By Jennifer Lamont Leo - Published 2016



When mysterious fainting spells send small-town girl Marjorie Corrigan to big-city Chicago for medical tests, she has no idea her life is about ...Read Review

Eva Sleeps

By Francesca Melandri - By Katherine Gregor (trans.) - Published 2016



Italy, 1963: Gerda comes from a poor family in the Alto Adige/South Tyrol region of Italy. At 16, she is sent off to work ...Read Review

Winter Sky

By Chris Stewart - Published 2016


Set in the Christmas season of 1944, Winter Sky follows the homeward journey of a Polish Resistant Movement fighter, Lucas.  After a head wound ...Read Review

George Washington: The President and Me

By Deborah Kalb - By Robert Lunsford (illus.) - Published 2016


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

This is the story of a fifth-grade boy, Sam, and a magic hat. When Sam’s class is visiting Mt. Vernon, the boy ...Read Review

Rose, The Awakening

By Krys Kingston - Published 2016


Rose is a teenage girl in late Victorian London, her father has died unexpectedly and her mother takes up a position as housekeeper ...Read Review

The Savage Apostle

By John B. Kachuba - Published 2015



New England, 1675: The body of the Christian Indian John Sassamon is discovered in frozen Assawompset Pond. The eventual trial of three natives for ...Read Review


By Thomas Mullen - Published 2016



In 1948, the city of Atlanta hires its first African-American police officers. Although uniformed and armed, the eight new officers find they are still ...Read Review

Moonstone: The Boy Who Never Was

By Sjόn - Published 2016



In 1918, the world is in turmoil. WWI wreaks its havoc in Europe, and the Spanish flu is devastating communities around the world. Distant ...Read Review

The Last Cherry Blossom

By Kathleen Burkinshaw - Published 2016


Children/Young Adult

During the Greater East Asian War, known in the west as World War II, 12-year-old Yuriko lives with her father in Hiroshima. She ...Read Review

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