Lessa J. Scherrer

Jack Absolute

By C.C. Humphreys - Published 2004 (UK)Published 2006 (US)

Genres:

Adventure

“Rollicking” is not a word I usually use, but it perfectly describes C.C. Humphreys’ new novel, Jack Absolute. The title character claims ...Read Review

Sailing from Byzantium: How a Lost Empire Shaped the World

By Colin Wells - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

Before reading Sailing from Byzantium, the whole of my knowledge about this empire was that their capitol was Constantinople and that the adjective “...Read Review

Golden Country

By Jennifer - By Jennifer Gilmore - Published 2006

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Jennifer Gilmore’s debut novel is a sweeping story of Russian Jewish immigrants in New York during the twentieth century. Many novels of ...Read Review

Song of the Crow

By Layne Maheu - Published 2006

Genres:

Song of the Crow retells what is, perhaps, the Western world’s most widely-known creation myth – the story of Noah and the flood – ...Read Review

Paper Kisses: A True Love Story

By Reinhard Kaiser (trans. Anthea Bell) - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

“I was not looking for stories when I found Rudolph Kaufmann’s first letters to Ingeborg Magnusson – in May, 1991, at a stamp auction ...Read Review

What Caroline Knew

By Caryn James - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

  Caryn James’s second novel is a Jazz Age story of the art world that echoes the themes of love, loss and ...Read Review

The Janus Gate: An Encounter with John Singer Sargent

By Douglas Rees - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

The Janus Gate is part of the Art Encounters fiction series designed to introduce young adults to great painters. The book’s subject ...Read Review

Lilah

By Marek Halter (trans. Howard Curtis) - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

Lilah loves Antinoes, the famous Persian warrior, but will not marry him without the consent of her brother, Ezra. Ezra, a scholar of ...Read Review

Icebergs

By Rebecca Johns - Published 2006

Genres:

AdventureLiterarySaga

  Johns’ prizewinning first novel is a literary story of how one coincidence can have repercussions in the lives of whole families and ...Read Review

A Clearing in the Wild

By Jane Kirkpatrick - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical FictionWestern

The people of Bethel, Missouri, seek to follow God’s word by living both in the world of the 1850s and outside this ...Read Review