Storykeeper – Daniel A. Smith

The struggles of a culture to survive, and the importance storytelling has always played in that effort frames the historical novel, Storykeeper. It is an epic adventure, based on three surviving Spanish journals written during the expedition of Hernando de Soto, but it is told from the perspective of the ancient people of the Mississippi River Valley, who lived and survived America’s deadliest invasion. A century later, Manaha empowered by a dream and against the taboos of her small tribe of survivors, fights to keep ...



Horse – Geraldine Brooks

“Brooks’ chronological and cross-disciplinary leaps are thrilling.” —The New York Times Book Review “Horse isn’t just an animal story—it’s a moving narrative about race and art.” —TIME A discarded painting in a junk pile, a skeleton in an attic, and the greatest racehorse in American history: from these strands, a Pulitzer Prize winner braids a sweeping story of spirit, obsession, and injustice across American history Kentucky, 1850. An enslaved groom named Jarret and a bay foal forge a bond of understanding that will carry the horse ...

Discerning Grace (The White Sails Series Book 1) – Emma Lombard

As the first full-length novel in The White Sails Series, DISCERNING GRACE captures the spirit of an independent woman whose feminine lens blows the ordered patriarchal decks of a 19th century tall ship to smithereens. Wilful Grace Baxter will not marry old Lord Silverton with his salivary incontinence and dead-mouse stink. Discovering she is a pawn in an arrangement between slobbery Silverton and her calculating father, Grace is devastated when Silverton reveals his true callous nature. Refusing this fate, Grace resolves to stow away. Heading ...



The Good Left Undone – Adriana Trigiani

“[An] immersive saga. . . . A celebration of family and a paean to the power of storytelling.”—People, “Book of the Week” “Trigiani conveys the beauty of Italy, the hardships of war, the taste of family recipes, and the enduring love of family.”—Library Journal (starred) “The beauty of any book by Adriana Trigiani is her ability to interweave life and fiction. . . . Don’t miss your chance to take this unforgettable journey with the Cabrelli women!” —Lisa Wingate, Book of the Month From “a master of visual ...



Portrait of a Thief – Grace D. Li

Named A Most Anticipated Book of 2022 by Marie Claire Washington Post Vulture NBC News  Buzzfeed Veranda PopSugar Paste The Millions Bustle Crimereads Goodreads* Bookbub Boston.comand more! “The thefts are engaging and surprising, and the narrative brims with international intrigue. Li, however, has delivered more than a straight thriller here, especially in the parts that depict the despair Will and his pals feel at being displaced, overlooked, underestimated and discriminated against. This is as much a novel as a reckoning.” —New York Times Book Review. ...



The Quintland Sisters – Shelley Wood

“A historical novel that will enthrall you… I was utterly captivated…” — Joanna Goodman, author of The Home for Unwanted Girls. AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER. For fans of Sold on a Monday or The Home for Unwanted Girls, Shelley Wood’s novel tells the story of the Dionne Quintuplets, the world’s first identical quintuplets to survive birth, told from the perspective of a midwife in training who helps bring them into the world. Reluctant midwife Emma Trimpany is just 17 when she assists at the harrowing birth of the Dionne quintuplets: five tiny ...



The Diamond Eye – Kate Quinn

The New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code returns with an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet bookworm who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper. Based on a true story. In 1937 in the snowbound city of Kiev (now known as Kyiv), wry and bookish history student Mila Pavlichenko organizes her life around her library job and her young son—but Hitler’s invasion of Ukraine and Russia sends her on a different path. Given a rifle and sent to join the fight, Mila must forge herself from ...

Jalopy – Wes Verde

New Jersey, 1928. All her life, Etta Wozniak has toiled on her family’s small farm, located on the outskirts of a lake resort town. After losing her mother and siblings to one misfortune or another, life has fallen into a rut of drudgery and predictability. That is, until the day she discovers something in an unlikely place; an old car. Energized by the prospects of a world beyond the one she knows, she decides to make this her last summer on the farm. However, disaster ...



The Christie Affair – Nina de Gramont

A Reese’s Book Club Pick Why would the world’s most famous mystery writer disappear for eleven days? What makes a woman desperate enough to destroy another woman’s marriage? How deeply can a person crave revenge? In 1925, Miss Nan O’Dea infiltrated the wealthy, rarefied world of author Agatha Christie and her husband, Archie. In every way, she became a part of their life––first, both Christies. Then, just Archie. Soon, Nan became Archie’s mistress, luring him away from his devoted wife, desperate to marry him. Nan’s ...

Heimat – Paul Marzell

On his way to the US to find a better future in America in 1929 Matthias Schmidt’s dream to return as an American success story changed when he saved the life of an American diplomat in Berlin’s Bahnhof. The heroic act established a friendship with the diplomat and three other German emigrants that sustained them through misconceptions of the American dream, the Great Depression, assimilation into American culture, and WW II. However, the war severed contact with his family and sent him and his friends ...



The Magnolia Palace – Fiona Davis

Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Lions of Fifth Avenue, returns with a tantalizing novel about the secrets, betrayal, and murder within one of New York City’s most impressive Gilded Age mansions. Eight months since losing her mother in the Spanish flu outbreak of 1919, twenty-one-year-old Lillian Carter’s life has completely fallen apart. For the past six years, under the moniker Angelica, Lillian was one of the most sought-after artists’ models in New York City, with statues based on her figure gracing landmarks from the ...

Logan Chambers and the Twelve Dead Men – Scott A. Ferguson, Sr.

In the 1800s thirteen-year-old Logan Chambers watched as twelve men tortured and killed his parents on their farm. He’s shipped off to live with his uncle’s family, where he secretly swears to avenge his parents’ death. The day after he turns eighteen he alters his name to Changes and returns to fulfill that oath. After arriving in town, he’s befriended by Abraham Mitchell. He invites Logan home for dinner, and soon he’s working for Abe. Over the next few years Logan kills most of the ...



A Column of Fire – Ken Follett

“Absorbing . . . impossible to resist.” —The Washington Post As Europe erupts, can one young spy protect his queen? #1 New York Times bestselling author Ken Follett takes us deep into the treacherous world of powerful monarchs, intrigue, murder, and treason with his magnificent new epic, A Column of Fire. In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love. Ned ...



The Sea Gate – Jane Johnson

A broken family, a house of secrets—an entrancing tale of love and courage set during the Second World War. After Rebecca’s mother dies, she must sort through her empty flat and come to terms with her loss. As she goes through her mother’s mail, she finds a handwritten envelope. In it is a letter that will change her life forever. Olivia, her mother’s elderly cousin, needs help to save her beloved home. Rebecca immediately goes to visit Olivia in Cornwall only to find a house ...