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Goin' East

by Alex Montrasio & Mauro Gussoni Alex Montrasio (January 12, 2021)

A tragic episode in the history of Chinese immigration to America gives the cue to narrate the epopee of a family through a century of Chinese and American history.

In this short story you will be familiar with...


The Tiger Queens

by Stephanie Marie Thornton, Sura Siu, Nancy Wu & Soneela Nankani et al. Blackstone Publishing (January 12, 2021)

In the late twelfth century, across the sweeping Mongolian grasslands, brilliant, charismatic Temujin ascends to power, declaring himself the Great, or Genghis, Khan. But it is the women who stand beside him...


The Raven Lady

by Sharon Lynn Fisher, Alan Smyth & Alison McKenna Blackstone Publishing (January 12, 2021)

In the aftermath of Ireland?s battle with her ancient enemies, Queen Isolde orders her cousin, smuggler Duncan O?Malley, to assume the throne of fairy as King Finvara. He?s a fish out of water when it comes...


The Great Gatsby: A Novel

by F. Scott Fitzgerald & Adam Simpson Black Dog & Leventhal (January 04, 2021)

A beautifully illustrated version of the original 1925 edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic Great American novel.

Widely considered to be the greatest American novel of all time, The Great Gatsby is the story...


The Historians

by Cecilia Ekbäck & Saskia Maarleveld HarperAudio (January 12, 2021)

?The Historians blends a fascinating historical intrigue with the quick pace and excitement of a thriller.?  ? Ellen Keith, author of The Dutch Wife

The Secret History meets The Alice Network in this riveting...


In Love with George Eliot

by Kathy O’Shaughnessy & Shiromi Arserio Blackstone Publishing (January 05, 2021)

Who was the real George Eliot? In Love with George Eliot is a glorious debut novel which tells the compelling story of England?s greatest woman novelist as you?ve never read it before.

Marian Evans is a scandalous...


The Turncoat

by Siegfried Lenz, Grover Gardner & John Cullen Blackstone Publishing (December 29, 2020)

Previously unpublished, this German postwar classic is one of the best books of this major writer, who died in 2014.

The last summer before the end of World War II, Walter Proska is posted to a small unit tasked...


The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew

by Denise Heinze & Justine Eyre Blackstone Publishing (December 29, 2020)

Determined to set the historical record straight, and clear her conscience, Temperance Flowerdew?the wife of Virginia?s first two governors?puts quill to paper, recounting the hardships that nearly brought the...


Château Duval

by Felicity Knight Austin Macauley Publishers (January 08, 2021)

Growing up in the 1920s and 1930s in a middle-class Anglo-French family in rural England, Genevieve Martin follows in the family tradition of completing her education at Oxford, where she studies French and...


The Accursed

by Vivien Ferrars Austin Macauley Publishers (December 31, 2020)

Piemonte, 1894. Maria, the impoverished daughter of a once affluent farming family, faces a painful choice: live as a poor relation in her brother?s wife?s household, or marry a newcomer to the county, the game...


The Yellow Wife

by Sadeqa Johnson & Robin Miles Simon & Schuster Audio (January 12, 2021)

“A fully immersive, intricately crafted story inspired by the pages of history. In Pheby, Sadeqa Johnson has created a woman whose struggle to survive and to protect the ones she loves will have readers turning...


What Could Be Saved

by Liese O'Halloran Schwarz & Lisa Flanagan Simon & Schuster Audio (January 12, 2021)

“This brilliant portrayal of the lives of expats and their servants is also a suspenseful mystery with ever-darkening twists. For fans of A Little Life and The Goldfinch.” ?People, Book of the Week

Washington,...


The Last Garden in England

by Julia Kelly Gallery Books (January 12, 2021)

From the author of the international bestseller The Light Over London and The Whispers of War comes a poignant and unforgettable tale of five women living across three different times whose lives are all connected...


Keeper of the Red Shawl

by Marie Sarginson Austin Macauley Publishers (January 08, 2021)

This romantic novel begins in the Victorian Era and is based on the eventful life of my grandmother, Frances. It tells the tale of the four men who helped or hindered her path to freedom. Fate was unkind to...


The City of Tears

by Kate Mosse & Hattie Morahan Macmillan Audio (January 18, 2021)

Following #1 Sunday Times bestseller The Burning Chambers, New York Times bestseller Kate Mosse returns with The City of Tears, a sweeping historical epic about love in a time of war.

Alliances and Romance

August...


Meet Me in Bombay

by Jenny Ashcroft & Aysha Kala Macmillan Audio (January 18, 2021)

All he needs is to find her. First, he must remember who she is.

Jenny Ashcroft's "Meet Me in Bombay is a powerful, poignant and deeply emotional tale of love, mystery, loss and joy." ?Kate Furnivall, New York...


Meet Me in Bombay

by Jenny Ashcroft St. Martin's Press (January 19, 2021)

All he needs is to find her. First, he must remember who she is.

Jenny Ashcroft's "Meet Me in Bombay is a powerful, poignant and deeply emotional tale of love, mystery, loss and joy." ?Kate Furnivall, New York...


George (The Teenage Years)

by Gilly Austin Macauley Publishers (January 08, 2021)

This is an introduction of George to the masses. He is the representative of a whole lost generation (lost to the government and the British public) who have recently been in the news as the revelation of who...


Lana's War

by Anita Abriel Atria Books (January 12, 2021)

From the author of the “fast-paced, heartbreaking, and hopeful” (Kristin Harmel, author of The Room on Rue Amélie) The Light After the War, a riveting and heartfelt story of a young woman recruited to be...


The City of Tears

by Kate Mosse Minotaur Books (January 19, 2021)

Following #1 Sunday Times bestseller The Burning Chambers, New York Times bestseller Kate Mosse returns with The City of Tears, a sweeping historical epic about love in a time of war.

Alliances and Romance

August...


Yellow Wife

by Sadeqa Johnson Simon & Schuster (January 12, 2021)

“A fully immersive, intricately crafted story inspired by the pages of history. In Pheby, Sadeqa Johnson has created a woman whose struggle to survive and to protect the ones she loves will have readers turning...


The Children's Train

by Viola Ardone & Tim Campbell HarperAudio (January 12, 2021)

?The innocence of childhood collides with the stark aftermath of war in this wrenching and ultimately redemptive tale of family, seemingly impossible choices, and the winding paths to destiny, which sometimes...


What Could Be Saved

by Liese O'Halloran Schwarz Atria Books (January 12, 2021)

“This brilliant portrayal of the lives of expats and their servants is also a suspenseful mystery with ever-darkening twists. For fans of A Little Life and The Goldfinch.” ?People, Book of the Week

Washington,...


The Gates of Athens

by Conn Iggulden Pegasus Books (January 05, 2021)

Evoking two of the most famous battles of the Ancient World—the Battle of Marathon and the Last Stand at Thermopylae—The Gates of Athens is a bravura piece of storytelling by a well acclaimed master of the historical...


Lana's War

by Anita Abriel & Jesse Vilinsky Simon & Schuster Audio (January 12, 2021)

From the author of the “fast-paced, heartbreaking, and hopeful” (Kristin Harmel, author of The Room on Rue Amélie) The Light After the War, a riveting and heartfelt story of a young woman recruited to be...


The Smallest Man

by Frances Quinn Simon & Schuster Uk (January 07, 2021)

‘I want you to remember something, Nat. You’re small on the outside. But inside you’re as big as everyone else. You show people that and you won’t go far wrong in life.’

 

A compelling story perfect...


The Smallest Man

by Frances Quinn & Alex Wingfield Simon & Schuster Audio Uk (January 07, 2021)

‘I want you to remember something, Nat. You’re small on the outside. But inside you’re as big as everyone else. You show people that and you won’t go far wrong in life.’

 

A compelling story perfect...


Better Luck Next Time

by Julia Claiborne Johnson & David Aaron Baker HarperAudio (January 05, 2021)

"Do you want to read something funny?  Let?s say, a novel set at a divorce ranch in Reno in the 1930s?  A book with memorably eccentric characters, sparkling dialogue, a satisfying plot twist, and some romance...


Nora

by Nuala O'Connor & Jenn McGuirk HarperAudio (January 05, 2021)

Acclaimed Irish novelist Nuala O?Connor?s bold reimagining of the life of James Joyce?s wife, muse, and the model for Molly Bloom in Ulysses is a ?lively and loving paean to the indomitable Nora Barnacle?...


The Heiress

by Molly Greeley William Morrow (January 05, 2021)

In this gorgeously written and spellbinding historical novel based on Pride and Prejudice, the author of The Clergyman’s Wife combines the knowing eye of Jane Austen with the eroticism and Gothic intrigue...


The Heiress

by Molly Greeley & Ell Potter HarperAudio (January 05, 2021)

ONE OF 2021?S MOST ANTICIPATED HISTORICAL NOVELS?BUZZFEED AND OPRAHMAG.COM

In this gorgeously written and spellbinding historical novel based on Pride and Prejudice, the author of The Clergyman?s Wife combines...


The Children's Train

by Viola Ardone & Clarissa Botsford HarperVia (January 12, 2021)

Based on true events, a heartbreaking story of love, family, hope, and survival set in post-World War II Italy—written with the heart of Orphan Train and Before We Were Yours—about poor children from the...


Better Luck Next Time

by Julia Claiborne Johnson Custom House (January 12, 2021)

"Do you want to read something funny?  Let’s say, a novel set at a divorce ranch in Reno in the 1930s?  A book with memorably eccentric characters, sparkling dialogue, a satisfying plot twist, and some romance...


The Rib King

by Ladee Hubbard Amistad (January 19, 2021)

“Ladee Hubbard’s voice is a welcome original.” —Mary Gaitskill

Upstairs, Downstairs meets Parasite: The acclaimed author of The Talented Ribkins deconstructs painful African American stereotypes and offers...


Our Darkest Night

by Jennifer Robson William Morrow Paperbacks (January 05, 2021)

To survive the Holocaust, a young Jewish woman must pose as a Christian farmer’s wife in this unforgettable novel from USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Robson—a story of terror, hope, love, and sacrifice,...