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Apricots and Wolfsbane

By K.M. Pohlkamp - Published 2017



There aren’t many opportunities for educated women in Tudor England outside of the convent or royal court, but twenty-something Lavinia Maude carves ...Read Review

Ain’t Misbehavin’

By Jennifer Lamont Leo - Published 2018



Dot Rodgers’ charlatan preacher father turned her off faith. Now she’s a vivacious singer struggling to get her career off the ground ...Read Review


By Ellie Midwood - Published 2016


Emilia is a Jewish teenager volunteering in a Polish hospital during WWII. When the Germans first take control of her city, life isn’...Read Review

Tiffany Blues

By M.J. Rose - Published 2018


M.J. Rose’s luscious new book, Tiffany Blues, follows artists Jenny Bell and Minx Deering as they take advantage of the opportunity ...Read Review

The Cloister

By James Carroll - Published 2018


This dual-time period story alternates between the 12th century and the 1950s to tell two tales linked by a tolerance for Jews unusual ...Read Review

I’ll Be Your Blue Sky

By Marisa de los Santos - Published 2018


Clare Hobbes is about to marry the man of her dreams, or so she thinks. But just before the wedding, she has a ...Read Review

Stories of Inspiration: Historical Fiction Edition, Volume 1

By Suzanne Fox (ed.) - Published 2017


NonfictionShort Stories

This book is a little different from most we review in this publication because it is an anthology of essays by more than 30 ...Read Review

Unforgivable Love: A Retelling of Dangerous Liaisons

By Sophfronia Scott - Published 2017


Updated to more modern times, this retelling of Dangerous Liaisons takes place in 1940s Harlem instead of the 18th century French court. The ...Read Review

Orphan Train Girl

By Christina Baker Kline - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

This is a shortened, YA/middle-grade version of Orphan Train, the popular adult novel that traces the stories of two orphaned girls, Vivian ...Read Review

The Library of Light and Shadow

By M.J. Rose - Published 2017



The Daughters of La Lune have had magical powers for centuries, but Delphine’s gift is a bit more sinister than those held ...Read Review