Susan Zabolotny


By Margaret Wrinkle - Published 2013


This story, involving three main characters, takes place in Tennessee right after the War of 1812 during the Western expansion. Wash (short for Washington) ...Read Review

Love and Lament

By John Milliken Thompson - Published 2013


Love and Lament takes place in rural North Carolina during the 30 years leading up to and including World War I. Mary Bet Hartsoe ...Read Review

Death of a Dyer

By Eleanor Kuhns - Published 2013



This is the second in the Will Rees mystery series, which takes place in Maine in 1796. Rees has just learned of the murder ...Read Review


By Benjamin Black - Published 2012



Benjamin Black, pseudonym for Irish writer John Banville, has written number five in a series of crime noir novels featuring Detective Inspector Hackett ...Read Review

Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women’s Literary Society

By Amy Hill Hearth - Published 2012


This story is told in the first person by 80-year-old Dora Witherspoon as she takes us back to Collier County, Florida, and the ...Read Review

The Walnut Tree

By Charles Todd - Published 2012


A light, romantic story, The Walnut Tree takes place at the outbreak of World War I. Lady Elspeth Douglas leads a charmed life ...Read Review

Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes: A Memoir of Dublin in the 1950s

By Martha Long - Published 2012



I’m sure Martha Long’s book was liberating for her to write, but it was tough for me to read. I wanted ...Read Review

Blackberry Winter

By Sarah Jio - Published 2012



“Blackberry winter” is a term used by farmers to describe the cold snap in spring that’s needed to set the blooms on ...Read Review

Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life

By Natalie Dykstra - Published 2012



This nonfiction account of the life and death of Marian “Clover” Hooper Adams begins with her birth in Boston in 1843. At age 28 she ...Read Review

Arms of Love

By Kelly Long - Published 2012



This story takes place in Central Pennsylvania in the late 18th century. The citizens are embroiled in the revolution for freedom and experiencing ...Read Review

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