Lorraine Norwood

A Gentleman in Moscow

By Amor Towles - Published 2016Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

The “gentleman” of the title is Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov, a charming Russian aristocrat who lives in a posh suite in Moscow’s ...Read Review

Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger’s Life

By Sarah Kaminsky - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

Not every hero who fights a war is an Eisenhower or Churchill. Many are simply ordinary people who serve anonymously in the shadows. ...Read Review

The Chosen Ones

By Steve Sem-Sandberg - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

It should be said from the outset: a 576-page book about the worst kind of evil is not easy to read. In fact, ...Read Review

Borrowing Death: A Charlotte Brody Mystery

By Cathy Pegau - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Alaska Territory seems like an unlikely place for a tea-cozy mystery—think whiskey and frigid temperatures instead of tea and scones—but ...Read Review

The Glamour of Strangeness: Artists and the Last Age of the Exotic

By Jamie James - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

Jamie James examines the lives of six unconventional artists in his study of connections between art and the exotic. Drawing from journals, personal ...Read Review

Salt to the Sea

By Ruta Sepetys - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNautical

Ruta Sepetys has written a fictionalized account of the single deadliest maritime tragedy in history, and the least known: the sinking of the ...Read Review

Where My Heart Used to Beat

By Sebastian Faulks - Published 2015Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

A retired doctor flees London for the south of France but can’t escape his own buried trauma. That is the core story ...Read Review

Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation: The Grantchester Mysteries

By James Runcie - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Fans of the Grantchester Mysteries will love the fifth installment, which is set again in the little Cambridgeshire village. In the six stories ...Read Review

I Survived: The Hindenburg Disaster, 1937

By Lauren Tarshis - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Tarshis’s latest installment in the I Survived series for ages 7 to 10 recounts the horrors of the Hindenburg disaster in May 1937 in New ...Read Review

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

By Dominic Smith - Published 2016

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This is a beautifully written, gripping historical novel centered on the forgery of a Dutch Golden Age painting and two women: the one ...Read Review