Teresa Basinski Eckford

She Touched the World: Laura Bridgman, Deaf-Blind Pioneer

By Robert Alexander - By Sally Hobart Alexander - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNonfiction

Left deaf and blind by scarlet fever in 1832 at the age of two, Laura Bridgman became an inspiration to others similarly afflicted. This ...Read Review

The Ring: The Last Knight Templar’s Inheritance

By Jorge Molist - By Mara Faye Lethem (trans.) - Published 2008

Genres:

Thriller

For her twenty-seventh birthday, New York lawyer Cristina Wilson receives a surprise gift from her late godfather, a ruby ring that sparks disturbing ...Read Review

The Time Thief

By Linda Buckley-Archer - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

  Second in the The Gideon Trilogy, The Time Thief also works well as a stand- alone novel. As a fan of time ...Read Review

Bewitching Season

By Marissa Doyle - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

  This delightful debut by Marissa Doyle bodes well for her career as a writer of young adult novels. Set during the months ...Read Review

The Winter Rose

By Jennifer Donnelly - Published 2006Published 2008

Genres:

EpicRomance

This sequel to Ms. Donnelly’s first novel continues the story and fills in details of what happened to Charlie Finnegan, brother of ...Read Review

People of the Book

By Geraldine Brooks - Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

This wonderful gem has convinced me to put Geraldine Brooks’s other novels on my to-be-read list. Set both in the mid-1990s ...Read Review

The Spymaster’s Lady

By Joanna Bourne - Published 2008

Genres:

RomanceThriller

Set in 1802 France and England, this tale of espionage and passion has all the elements of a good historical romance. French spy Annique ...Read Review

Desperate Duchesses

By Eloisa James - Published 2007 (US)Published 2008 (UK)

Genres:

Romance

Lady Roberta is determined to escape her unconventional life with her father and his mistress by marrying the Duke of Villiers. To that ...Read Review

The Spy Wore Silk

By Andrea Pickens - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

Set in Regency London, this first book in a series about female spies trained by the government follows Sienna, a former London street ...Read Review

Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution

By Caroline Weber - Published 2006Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

This biography with a twist follows the life of Marie Antoinette from her childhood in Austria to her execution in France, concentrating on ...Read Review

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