Posted in 20th Century America New Books

reading now: Summer of ’69

It’s been a very busy year with my new career as a museum director, and I have allowed my hobby…

Posted in 16th Century New Books

Dorothy Dunnett Reprints

Dorothy Dunnett’s THE GAME OF KINGS: Book One in the Legendary Lymond Chronicles. Combining all the political intrigue of Game…

Posted in 19th Century New Books Victorian

new: Stoker: Evolution of a Vampire

I met author Calvin Cherry today and his Dracula prequel, which is a biographical narrative of author Bram Stoker, looks…

Posted in 19th Century America American West New Books Old West Reviews

review: Born to the Badge

Born to the Badge by Mark Warren This is the second installment of Warren’s fiction trilogy based on the life…

Posted in New Books Non-Fiction

1,000 Books to Read Before You Die

There’s a feature in the November 2018 issue of Book Page, Choose Your Words Wisely, in which the author of…

Posted in 20th Century America New Books

At the Far End of Nowhere by Christine Davis Merriman

This book came to my attention and I thought I would share it as it sounds like an interesting and…

Posted in Guest Post New Books

guest post: Who Owns the Stories

Guest post by Hilary Shepherd, author of In a Foreign Country, Animated Baggage, and Albi. “Albi is nine years old…

Posted in New Books

Next up on the TBR: Serafina and the Splintered Heart

I’m eager to read this–I loved the first two in the series and there’s already 172 mostly 5 star ratings…

Posted in 19th Century New Books

Reader, She Married Me: A New Jane Eyre Novel

Mr. Rochester: A Novel by Sarah Shoemaker “Reader, she married me.” BOOK DESCRIPTION: For one hundred seventy years, Edward Fairfax…

Posted in 20th Century New Books Russian Revolution

New from Janet Fitch: The Revolution of Marina M.

I managed to snag an early copy of this 800+ page tome from the author of White Oleander! The Revolution…

Posted in 20th Century Holocaust New Books Young Adult

New YA Fiction: The Ship to Nowhere

The Ship to Nowhere by Rona Arato Book Description: “Rachel Fletcher is nine years old when she, her mother and…