Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly I am always on the lookout for a great new book – whether it’s at...Read More
Category: Historical Fiction
The Muralist A few years ago, I read B.A. Shapiro’s bestselling novel The Art Forger, and loved it. Earlier this year, Shapiro’s next novel, The Muralist, came out on shelves, and of course I knew I had to read it. It’s that way...Read More
Walk on Earth a Stranger Leah “Lee” Westfall has a secret: she can sense the presence of gold. Whether it’s a few flakes of gold dust in a riverbed or a nugget hidden under a floorboard, the metal calls to Lee, tugging at her...Read More
The cover alone makes you want dive right in, doesn’t it? Along the Infinite Sea shifts between pre-World War II Europe and 1960’s America, following the stories of two women, Annabelle Dommerich and Pepper Schuyler. Both women...Read More
Mrs. Sinclair’s Suitcase by Louise Walters This is a story of two women, born in different eras, linked family history as well as their parallel struggles. The present day story is about Roberta, who is thirty-four years...Read More
Miss Emily by Nuala O’Connor One of the things I like most about being a part of the online writing community is the opportunity to see how other writers work. It’s especially fascinating when a writer posts a photo of her...Read More
It’s rare to find a book I know I have to share, one which has a combination of story and words and character which pulls me in so deeply that it’s impossible to stop reading until the last page is turned. Some books I enjoy are...Read More
The Movement of Stars by Amy Brill I’ve always been fascinated by the stars. Although I can’t name nearly all the constellations, I love to pick out the ones I do know: the Big Dipper, Orion, Cassiopeia, the Little Dipper...Read More
Here at GreatNewBooks.org, it’s no secret that we love books. We’re excited to offer a special multi-book giveaway this week — three distinguished books by renowned authors, each vastly different from...Read More
What I liked best about And The Mountains Echoed was what tripped me up initially, and that is the lack of a singular main protagonist on an obvious chronological pursuit of happiness. This tale is far less linear than your typical novel, but because it was so masterfully done, I loved this aspect of this book.Read More
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