Linda Harris Sittig

Skylark and Wallcreeper

By Anne O Carelli - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

When Lily’s grandmother, Collette, has to be evacuated from her nursing home in Queens due to superstorm Sandy, Collette demands that Lily ...Read Review

Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster

By Jonathan Auxier - Published 2018


Children/Young AdultFantasy

Set during the Victorian age in London, when the vast majority of chimney sweeps were children, Nan Sparrow pulls the reader along in ...Read Review

The Sisters of the Winter Wood

By Rena Rossner - Published 2018



Two sisters are raised in a cottage near a remote Ukrainian village. Liba is husky and dark-skinned, like her father. Laya’s features ...Read Review

Hope Unshackled

By Elaine Violette - Published 2017


This novel is set in Connecticut in 1850, right after the adoption of the Fugitive Slave Law allowing slave catchers to travel anywhere in ...Read Review

Beautiful Exiles

By Meg Waite Clayton - Published 2018


Biographical Fiction

Although other stories of Ernest Hemingway abound, this tale told in first-person narrative by wife number three, Martha Gellhorn, explores her life as ...Read Review

A Death of No Importance

By Mariah Fredericks - Published 2018



Set amidst the extravagance of 1910 New York City, where moneyed families lived in fear of scandal, this is a story of two deaths. ...Read Review


By Candace Fleming - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

Based on a true story, this historical novel tells a fascinating story of a German shepherd raised as a fierce police dog in ...Read Review

Murder in Greenwich Village

By Liz Freeland - Published 2018



Murder in Greenwich Village is the first book in a new mystery series featuring Louise Faulk as the first woman to eventually become ...Read Review

The Silver Music Box

By Alison Layland (trans.) - By Mina Baites - Published 2017


This novel spans multiple generations, numerous geographic locations, and two world wars, all tied together by an exquisite silver music box. The early ...Read Review

The Tuscan Child

By Rhys Bowen - Published 2018


Set against the backdrop of the Tuscan hills of Italy, this story is told through dual narrators. One is Hugo Langley, a British ...Read Review