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Miller’s Valley

By Anna Quindlen - Published 2016


The latest novel from bestselling author and stellar columnist Anna Quindlen, Miller’s Valley begins in the 1960s, when protagonist Mimi Miller is ...Read Review

Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams

By Louisa Thomas - Published 2016



Drawing on letters, diaries, and other primary sources, historian Louisa Thomas has painted an in-depth picture of a woman whose place in American ...Read Review

The Arrangement

By Ashley Warlick - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

Set in California, France and the Swiss Alps, The Arrangement is a story of love, passion, and the price paid by those involved. ...Read Review

The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle

By Janet Fox - Published 2016


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Janet Fox, a former high school English teacher, has written a middle-grade novel sure to have students arriving at school bleary-eyed after staying ...Read Review

Flight of Dreams

By Ariel Lawhon - Published 2016


Any reader fascinated by the tragic disaster of the German passenger airship the Hindenburg will want to read Ariel Lawhon’s imaginative and ...Read Review

Stones in the Road

By E.B. Moore - Published 2015


E.B. Moore has created a memorable protagonist in Joshua, an eleven-year-old Amish boy—“part Lazarus, part prodigal”—who flees west from his ...Read Review

Everyone Has Their Reasons

By Joseph Matthews - Published 2015


Biographical FictionLiterary

Joseph Matthews has created a fictional picture of the little-known Herschel Grynszpan, a “teenage assassin” whose killing of a consular official in the ...Read Review

Reading Claudius: A Memoir in Two Parts

By Caroline Heller - Published 2015



Caroline Heller’s thoughtful and tender memoir raises the bar considerably for future non-fiction authors. In the first part of her memoir, she ...Read Review

Joe Steele

By Harry Turtledove - Published 2015


Alternate History

Harry Turtledove is known as the “Master of Alternate History.” He asks the question “What if?” and then gives us his version. In ...Read Review

The Gods of Tango

By Carolina De Robertis - Published 2015


The theme of a woman passing as a man in society is not new to literature or music. Both Shakespeare and Mozart used ...Read Review