Kristen Hannum

The War I Finally Won

By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The War I Finally Won reads like a childhood classic. I suspect it’s destined to become just that for today’s young ...Read Review

Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers

By Sara Ackerman - Published 2018

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There’s an intriguing mystery from the outset in Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers: readers know that young Ella knows something about ...Read Review

The Rufus Spy: A Medieval Mystical Mystery

By Alys Clare - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the eighth book in Alys Clare’s Aelf Fen series, set in East Anglia in the reign of King William II, ...Read Review

The Baker’s Secret

By Stephen P. Kiernan - Published 2017

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Emma, 22, is the baker with a secret. She lives in occupied Normandy in the months and hours leading up to the June 6, 1944, D-Day ...Read Review

Himself

By Jess Kidd - Published 2017

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

Mahoney is a 26-year-old Dubliner in 1976, searching for how he ended up in an orphanage and, equally, what happened to his wayward mother. ...Read Review

Cast the First Stone: An Ellie Stone Mystery

By James W. Ziskin - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s February 1962, and Ellie Stone, a reporter for a small paper in upstate New York, gets sent to Los Angeles to interview ...Read Review

The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts

By Avi - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Oliver Cromwell Pitts, born decades after the Restoration deposed his grim namesake, awakens in the middle of the night with his coastal home ...Read Review

The Kill Fee: Poppy Denby Investigates

By Fiona Veitch Smith - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s October 1920 in London, and young reporter Poppy Denby finds herself in the midst of murder, Bolshevik intrigue, stolen Faberge eggs, and ...Read Review

Unspeakable Things

By Kathleen Spivack - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

Poet Kathleen Spivack’s last book was a memoir about her time at Boston University with Robert Lowell, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton and ...Read Review

Ginny Gall

By Charlie Smith - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

Delvin, Ginny Gall’s African-American protagonist, is born in 1913 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His mother, a “good-time gal,” has to disappear fast when she’...Read Review