Kristen Hannum

The Raven Queen

By Jules Watson - Published 2011

Genres:

EpicFantasy

Other writers have tackled Ireland’s Iron Age legends and their compelling magic, a magic thoroughly mixed with the earthy business of cattle ...Read Review

Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution

By Holly Tucker - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Who would have guessed that the earliest human blood transfusion was in 1667? Or that it transfused a dog’s blood into the patient? ...Read Review

Bird in a Box

By Andrea Davis Pinkney - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Joe Louis, the first African-American world heavyweight champion (from 1937 to 1949), is a faraway and yet pivotal figure in both these novels, each set ...Read Review

The Sisters Brothers

By Patrick deWitt - Published 2011

Genres:

LiteraryWestern

Speaking as someone who won’t read Larry McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove because it’s a Western, won’t see the evidently delicious ...Read Review

Knight of Swords

By Ian Breckon - Published 2010Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

The winter of 1944 closes in on Northern Italy, and an officer fighting with the partisans is accused of betraying the group. He’s ...Read Review

Witches on the Road Tonight

By Sheri Holman - Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

A writer and photographer, writing and shooting a travel guide for the WPA, drive the unmarked back roads of Appalachia in 1940. They clip ...Read Review

From Splendor to Revolution: The Romanov Women 1847-1928

By Julia P. Gelardi - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Independent historian Gelardi follows the privileged, tumultuous lives of Tsarina Marie Feodorovna (1847-1928) and three of her sisters-in-law in this detailed history. Five ...Read Review

The Last Time I Saw Paris

By Lynn Sheene - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

In May 1940, Claire Harris’s thuggish millionaire husband discovers the truth about her hardscrabble background. She therefore flees Manhattan for the safety of ...Read Review

Heart of Deception

By M.L. Malcolm - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

M.L. Malcolm’s previous novel, Heart of Lies, follows young Hungarian expat Leo Hoffman in 1930s Shanghai as he scrambles to salvage ...Read Review

Bloodline Rising

By Katy Moran - Published 2009Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

I recently heard a panel of speakers struggle to define what made a book fit into the “young adult” genre. “Better writing,” they ...Read Review