- Renaissance Florence: Alyssa Palombo and Donna Russo Morin on Unconventional Florentine Women
- Handling Contradictions: Margaret George on the Challenges Posed by Young Nero
- New Voices: Marc Graham, Linnea Hartsuyker, Jess Kidd & Crystal King
- Conjuring the Essex Serpent: Sarah Perry & the Modern Gothic Novel
- New Books by HNS Members, May 2017
- Avonna on "The Earl by Katharine Ashe highlights 19th-century women’s rights": Excellent review!
- Christina Courtenay on "Lesley Downer’s The Shogun’s Queen and the final years of the Tokugawa Shogunate in Japan": It's a great book, Marius, I highly recommend it! Thank you for …
- Marius Kwint on "Lesley Downer’s The Shogun’s Queen and the final years of the Tokugawa Shogunate in Japan": Very interesting: brings to life the imperial background to processes of globalisation …
- Virginia Winfield on "The Shattered Tree by Charles Todd Highlights the Horrific Nature of War": Look forward to reading this one.
- Pam Thomas on "Looking for Historically Accurate Names for Your Historical Novel": Names are so important - they give you a handle on the …