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The Book of Pirates

by Howard Pyle Dover Publications (October 14, 2020)

Rarely have the exploits of marauding pirates and buccaneers of the Spanish Main been more vividly recounted than in the stories of author and illustrator Howard Pyle. Possessed of a unique talent for recapturing...


The Survival of Margaret Thomas

by Del Howison Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc. (April 30, 2020)

The West of the late 1800s is a lonely place. Margaret Thomas lives that loneliness. Alone, after the shooting death of her sheriff husband that she blames on herself and searches for solace in a liquor bottle....


Great Eunuch

by Tian ShanXue & Babel Novel Funstory (October 12, 2020)

There was a fake eunuch who was exceptionally intelligent and called the foolish Emperor brother to him.

He possessed both civil and martial skills, and he had actually managed to accomplish such a great feat....


Thanksgiving Angels (A Mercy Allcutt Mystery, Book 5)

Angels of Mercy (A Mercy Allcutt Mystery, Book 4)

The Paris Deception (A Fraser and Cook Historical Mystery, Book 2)

The Babe Ruth Deception (A Fraser and Cook Historical Mystery, Book 3)

The Lincoln Deception (A Fraser and Cook Historical Mystery, Book 1)

Bridal Favors Series Boxed Set (Three Historical Romance Novels in One)

The Scarlet Letter

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Standard Ebooks (May 15, 2020)

The Scarlet Letter, published in 1850, is an American novel written by Nathaniel Hawthorne and is generally considered to be his magnum opus. Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, it tells the story of Hester...


A Lady of Quality

by Frances Hodgson Burnett Feedbooks (June 29, 2020)

A Lady of Quality is a novel published in 1896 by Frances Hodgson Burnett that was the second highest best-selling book in the United States in 1896. It was the first of series of successful historical novels...


Long Live the King!

by Mary Roberts Rinehart Feedbooks (June 29, 2020)

Ferdinand William Otto, crown prince of an unspecified European country, is next in line for the throne. But he's only a boy. Fleeing royal boredom for a life of fun and adventure, he remains unaware of the...


Shirley

by Charlotte Brontë Standard Ebooks (April 09, 2020)

Shirley, published in 1849, was Charlotte Brontë’s second novel after Jane Eyre. Published under her pseudonym of “Currer Bell,” it differs in several respects from that earlier work. It is written in...


Idylls of the King

by Alfred, Lord Tennyson Standard Ebooks (February 20, 2020)

The Idylls are a series of twelve long blank verse poems by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, telling the tale of Arthur and his round table. While some of them are stories of adventure and daring of the kind you’d expect...


The Bell in the Lake

by Lars Mytting & Deborah Dawkin The Overlook Press (September 29, 2020)

The engrossing epic novel--a #1 bestseller in Norway--of a young woman whose fate plays out against her village's mystical church bells

 

As long as people could remember, the stave church's bells had rung...


The Glass House

by Beatrice Colin Flatiron Books (September 14, 2020)

Beatrice Colin's The Glass House is a gorgeously transporting novel filled with turn-of-the-century detail and lush blooms, about two women from vastly different worlds

Scotland, 1912. Antonia McCulloch?s life...


Daughter of Fortune

by Isabel Allende HarperVia (June 30, 2020)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits, Isabelle Allende, comes a passionate tale of one young woman's quest to save her lover set against the chaos of the 1849 California Gold...


Selected Works of Jack London

by Jack London & Ken Mondschein Canterbury Classics (October 06, 2020)

A collectible volume of Jack London’s stories.

 

From hard-edged adventures in the Klondike territory to harrowing experiences on the South Seas, Jack London’s three most popular novels form the basis of...


The Last Great Road Bum

by Héctor Tobar Mcd (August 24, 2020)

In The Last Great Road Bum, Héctor Tobar turns the peripatetic true story of a naive son of Urbana, Illinois, who died fighting with guerrillas in El Salvador into the great American novel for our times.

Joe...


A Good Duke Is Hard to Find

by Christina Britton Forever (June 29, 2020)

Get swept away by a Regency romance of broken engagements, second chances, and stolen kisses from the author whom Publishers Weekly calls "irresistible".

After her third fiancé leaves her at the altar, Lenora...


A Duke by Any Other Name

by Grace Burrowes Forever (April 27, 2020)

A brooding duke finds his beautiful new neighbor way too intriguing for his liking in this delightful Regency romance.

"Grace Burrowes is terrific!" --Julia Quinn

Nathaniel, Duke of Rothhaven, lives in seclusion,...


The Highland Rogue

by Amy Jarecki Forever (March 23, 2020)

A courageous Highlander falls for a strong-willed lass on the treacherous high seas in this action-packed Scottish romance.

After a vicious attack on his ship, Sir Kennan Cameron washes ashore on a deserted...


Lost Boy Found

by Kirsten Alexander Grand Central Publishing (March 09, 2020)

Perfect for fans of the NYT bestseller Sold on a Monday, this Southern historical novel based on the true story of a boy's mysterious disappearance examines despair, loyalty, and the nature of truth.

In 1913,...


The Mercies

by Kirin Millwood Hargrave Little, Brown and Company (February 10, 2020)

After the men in an Arctic Norwegian town are wiped out, the women must survive a sinister threat in this "perfectly told" 1600s parable of "a world gone mad" (Adriana Trigiani).

Finnmark, Norway, 1617. Twenty-year-old...


The Amalgamation Polka

by Stephen Wright Little, Brown and Company (January 06, 2020)

A Civil War novel unlike any other: the story of a young man's journey through a nation blasted apart.

Born in 1844, Liberty Fish is the descendant of both Carolina slaveholders and New York abolitionists. In...


The Patron Saint of Pregnant Girls

by Ursula Hegi Flatiron Books (August 17, 2020)

"A joy to read." --New York Times Book Review

From beloved bestselling author Ursula Hegi, a new novel about three mothers, set on the shores of the Nordsee, perfect for fans of Water for Elephants and The Light...


The Lioness Wakes

by Blanche d'Alpuget Ventura Press (March 01, 2020)

England, 1171. Thomas Becket is dead, beheaded at the altar of Canterbury Cathedral. As news of his assassination spreads across the country and into Europe, Henry’s reputation as a just and mighty king begins...


The Dark Frigate

by Charles Boardman Hawes Start Publishing Llc (April 28, 2020)

The Dark Frigate is a Newbery Medal winner for the year’s most distinguished contribution to American literature for children, a swashbuckling tale of adventure and bravery on the high seas.


Pureland

by Zarrar Said Global Collective Publishers (June 20, 2020)

An assassin, accused of heinous acts of terror, begins his testimony by claiming responsibility for the murder of the Nobel Prize winning physicist, Salim Agha. To explain his motive, he begins by telling Salim’s...


Bronte's Mistress

by Finola Austin Atria Books (August 04, 2020)

“A beautifully written, highly seductive debut….The chemistry between Branwell and Lydia positively crackles on the page….Masterful storytelling which is sure to delight fans of the Brontës and of historical...


Bonnie

by Christina Schwarz Atria Books (July 07, 2020)

“Absorbing...poignant, often heartbreaking...Schwarz is a vivid storyteller.” -The New York Times Book Review

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Drowning Ruth vividly evokes the perennially fascinating...


Children of War

by Ahmet Yorulmaz & Paula Darwish Neem Tree Press (June 09, 2020)

Hassanakis is a young Muslim boy of Turkish descent growing up on Crete during WWI. Fifteen generations of his family have lived on the island and until now he has never had any reason not to think he is a Cretan....


People of the Canyons

First North Americans #26

by Kathleen O'Neal Gear & W. Michael Gear Forge Books (June 22, 2020)

In People of the Canyons, award-winning archaeologists and New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear bring us a tale of trapped magic, a tyrant who wants to wield...


We Came Here to Shine

by Susie Orman Schnall St. Martin's Griffin (June 15, 2020)

Set at the iconic 1939 New York World's Fair, Susie Orman Schnall's We Came Here to Shine is historical fiction featuring two bold and ambitious women who navigate a world of possibility and find out what they're...


Execution

by S. J. Parris Pegasus Crime (June 25, 2020)

The new historical thriller featuring Giordano Bruno—heretic, philosopher, and spy— which finds Bruno going undercover to prevent an assassination plot on Queen Elizabeth.

England, 1586. A treasonous conspiracy...


An Elegant Woman

by Martha McPhee Scribner (June 02, 2020)

For fans of Mary Beth Keane and Jennifer Egan, this powerful, moving multigenerational saga from National Book Award finalist Martha McPhee?ten years in the making?explores one family’s story against the sweep...


The Jane Austen Society

by Natalie Jenner St. Martin's Press (May 25, 2020)

* INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER *

"This novel delivers sweet, smart escapism." ?People

"Fans of The Chilbury Ladies? Choir and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society will adore The Jane Austen Society? A...


Blame the Dead

by Ed Ruggero Forge Books (March 02, 2020)

Ed Ruggero's Blame the Dead is the thrilling start of an action-packed and timely World War II series by a former Army Officer for fans of compelling historical fiction.

Set against the heroism and heartbreak...


Remembrance

by Rita Woods Forge Books (January 20, 2020)

"Stunning. ... Family is at the core of Remembrance, the breathtaking debut novel by Rita Woods." -- The Boston Globe. This breakout historical debut with modern resonance is perfect for the many fans of The...


Light Changes Everything

by Nancy E. Turner Thomas Dunne Books (January 13, 2020)

"I adored stepping into to the world of the Prines through tough-as-rawhide Mary Pearl. Light Changes Everything is a novel as gritty and authentic as the women of the Arizona Territory. Nancy E. Turner brings...


The Other Bennet Sister

by Janice Hadlow Henry Holt and Co. (March 30, 2020)

"Jane fans rejoice! . . . Exceptional storytelling and a true delight." --Helen Simonson, author of the New York Times bestselling novels Major Pettigrew's Last Stand and The Summer Before the War

Mary, the bookish...


The American People: Volume 2

by Larry Kramer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 06, 2020)

In The American People: Volume 2: The Brutality of Fact, Larry Kramer completes his radical reimagining of his country?s history. Ranging from the brothels of 1950s Washington, D.C., to the activism of the 1980s...


The Yellow Bird Sings

The Mirror & the Light

Thomas Cromwell #3

by Hilary Mantel Henry Holt and Co. (March 09, 2020)

The brilliant #1 New York Times bestseller

With The Mirror & the Light, Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she began with her peerless, Booker Prize-winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up...


The Paris Hours

by Alex George Flatiron Books (May 04, 2020)

"Like All the Light We Cannot See, The Paris Hours explores the brutality of war and its lingering effects with cinematic intensity. The ending will leave you breathless." --Christina Baker Kline, author of...


Westering Women

by Sandra Dallas St. Martin's Press (January 06, 2020)

From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, Sandra Dallas' Westering Women is an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail

AG Journal's RURAL THEMES BOOKS FOR WINTER READING | Hasty...


Miss Austen

by Gill Hornby Flatiron Books (April 06, 2020)

A #1 International Bestseller

"A deeply imagined and deeply moving novel. Reading it made me happy and weepy in equally copious amounts." --Karen Joy Fowler

"You can't help feeling that Jane would have approved."...


A Hundred Suns

by Karin Tanabe St. Martin's Press (April 06, 2020)

Named A Best Book of Spring 2020 by Real Simple · Parade · PopSugar · New York Post · Entertainment Weekly · Betches · CrimeReads · BookBub

"A transporting historical novel, and a smart thriller."? Washington...


Summer Darlings

by Brooke Lea Foster Gallery Books (May 05, 2020)

Set during the splendid summer days of 1960s Martha’s Vineyard, this page-turning debut novel pulls back the curtain on one mysterious and wealthy family as seen through the eyes of their nanny--a college...


Raphael, Painter in Rome

by Stephanie Storey Arcade (April 07, 2020)

Another Fabulous Art History Thriller by the Bestselling Author of Oil and Marble, Featuring the Master of Renaissance Perfection: Raphael!

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling is one of the most iconic masterpieces...