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The Chocolate Tin

By Fiona McIntosh - Published 2022


McIntosh hits readers right in the sweet tooth with this delicious offering set in York during World War One. In 1915, Alexandra “Alex” Frobisher ...Read Review

The Other Side of Certain (A Love for Certain Novel)

By Amy Willoughby-Burle - Published 2022


Inspirational Romance

Leaving her comfortable life in Asheville, North Carolina, at the height of the Great Depression, Mattie Mobley arrives in Certain, Kentucky, expecting to ...Read Review

Bloomsbury Girls

By Natalie Jenner - Published 2022


A sleepy bookstore gets turned upside-down in this cracking follow-up to The Jane Austen Society. When the general manager of Bloomsbury Books goes ...Read Review

The War Librarian

By Addison Armstrong - Published 2022


Armstrong sidesteps the sophomore slump in this gripping dual-timeline tale of a WWI librarian and one of the first female cadets at the ...Read Review

Gold Mountain

By Betty G. Yee - Published 2022


Children/Young AdultWestern

In Yee’s stunning debut novel, teenager Tam Ling Fan watches one night in the late 1860s as her father, the local magistrate ...Read Review

The Book Woman’s Daughter (Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, 2)

By Kim Michele Richardson - Published 2022


Richardson delivers another beautiful, heartbreaking, yet uplifting tale of the scrappy women of Appalachia. In 1953, sixteen-year-old Honey Lovett watches the sheriff haul her ...Read Review


By Avi - Published 2022


Children/Young AdultLiterary

One spring day in 1774, thirteen-year-old Noah Cope watches members of the Sons of Liberty drag his father from their Massachusetts home and tar ...Read Review

Change of Fortune

By K. S. Jones - Published 2022



Twenty-two-year-old Quinn MacCann is so desperate to escape her abusive father in the Oregon Territory in 1849 that she marries the first man who ...Read Review

Once Upon a Camel

By Eric Rohmann (illus.) - By Kathi Appelt - Published 2021


Children/Young AdultWestern

Appelt charms in this heartwarming middle-grade tale of a camel in the desert of West Texas in 1910. Zada the camel has lived a ...Read Review

Her Hidden Genius

By Marie Benedict - Published 2022


Biographical Fiction

In 1947, scientist Rosalind Franklin thinks she’s finally found her place at a laboratory in Paris where she learns the fine details of ...Read Review