Book Review: Promise the Night by Michaela MacColl

Tweet In the early 1900s a girl named Beryl Clutterbuck was growing up on a ranch in what was then British East Africa. With a mother who had returned to England when she was a baby and a father who … Continue reading

Book Review: The Traitor’s Wife by Kathleen Kent

Tweet Martha Allen is 22 and well past the age when her family started to think of marriage for her. But her hard disposition has attracted no man who would marry her, and so she is sent to live with … Continue reading

Book Review: Witch Dreams by Vivian Vande Velde

Tweet Here’s a guest review by author Christina Hamlett. Title: Witch Dreams Author: Vivian Vande Velde Publisher: Marshall Cavendish (2008) Genre: YA Fantasy Where do we really go when we dream? Do we revisit, re-examine and/or reinvent the past? Do … Continue reading

Book Review: Daughter of Xanadu by Dori Jones Yang

Tweet Emmajin chafes at the restrictions that would keep her from joining the army. Her grandfather is the Great Khan Khubilai, and she would like nothing more than to please him with her skills at archery. Instead of spending time … Continue reading

Book Review: Walk the Wild Road by Nigel Hinton

Tweet Author Nigel Hinton grew up hearing how his grandfather left his large, poor family from Poland at the age of 11 to seek his way in the world. His book, Walk the Wild Road, fictionalizes the family legend and … Continue reading

Book Review: The Year We Were Famous by Carole Estby Dagg

Tweet Seventeen-year-old Clara longs to escape the confines of her family homestead in small Mica Creek, near Spokane, Washington. But finances are tight, and the family is in danger of losing their home and land if they don’t raise the … Continue reading

Book Review: Letters from Home by Kristina McMorris

Tweet Synopsis: In the midst of World War II, a Midwestern infantryman falls deeply in love through a yearlong letter exchange, unaware that the girl he’s writing to isn’t the one replying. Woven around this tenuous thread are three female … Continue reading

Book Review: Contagion by Joanne Dahme

Tweet For as long as she can remember, Rose has been promised to Patrick Dugan, a liaison forged between their two prominent Philadelphia Irish families. Once married to him she finds herself mistress of a grand home and a staff … Continue reading

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