Category Archives: Uncategorized

Dark Shores – Danielle L. Jensen

From the publisher, “Piracy, blackmail, and meddling gods meet in this thrilling first novel in a commercial, fast-paced new YA fantasy series by Danielle L. Jensen A PIRATE’S DAUGHTER Teriana is the daughter of a trading ship captain. Her people … Continue reading

Posted in adventure, fantasy, highly recommend, Uncategorized | Tagged

The Daughter’s Tale – Armando Lucas Corres

Berlin in 1938 is not a place for Jews. Amanda’s husband is a noted cardiologist, and he has refused to leave, saying his patients need him. He stayed too long and was arrested, leaving Amanda to care for their two … Continue reading

Posted in adult, historical fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , ,

The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West – David McCullough

The wilderness northwest of the Ohio River was ready to be settled and Manasseh Cutler was determined to have his conditions included in the Northwest Ordinance: free universal education, freedom of religion and prohibition of slavery. He was not sure … Continue reading

Posted in adult, biography, history, nonfiction, Uncategorized | Tagged

The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted – Robert Hillman

It is 1968 in rural Australia. Tom Hope is trying to understand just why his wife left him. Her note didn’t help: I’m leaving. Don’t know what to say, Love Trudy. Tom has never known what to say to people. … Continue reading

Posted in adult, gentle reader, highly recommend, historical fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged ,

Where the Heart Is – Jo Knowles

From the publisher: “If home is where the heart is, what would happen if you lost it? Compassion and humor infuse the story of a family caught in financial crisis and a girl struggling to form her own identity. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in gentle reader, realistic fiction, Uncategorized

Sky Without Stars – Jessica Brody & Joanne Rendell

From the publisher, “A thief. An officer. A guardian. Three strangers, one shared destiny . . . When the Last Days came, the planet of Laterre promised hope. A new life for a wealthy French family and their descendants. But … Continue reading

Posted in dystopian, science fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged

Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen – Mary Norris

Mary Norris loves all things Greek, but especially the Greek language. Not modern, Greek, mind you, Ancient Greek. This book recounts her studies learning the language, speaking the language. We go with her on solo trips to Greece (Crete, Rhodes, … Continue reading

Posted in adult, biography, history, nonfiction, Uncategorized | Tagged ,