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Fast Girls

by Elise Hooper

Fast Girls is a compelling, thrilling look at what it takes to be a female Olympian in pre-war America...Brava to Elise Hooper for bringing these inspiring heroines to the wide audience they so richly deserve.”—Tara...


The Robe

by Lloyd C. Douglas

At the height of his popularity, Lloyd C. Douglas was receiving an average of one hundred letters a week from fans. One of those fans, a department store clerk in Ohio named Hazel McCann, wrote to Douglas asking...


Save Me the Waltz

by Zelda Fitzgerald

One of the great literary curios of the 20th century, Save Me the Waltz is the first and only novel by the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. During the years when her husband was working on "Tender is the Night"...


All This and Heaven Too

by Rachel Field

This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin,...


Winesburg, Ohio

by Sherwood Anderson

Stories about Midwest characters and their lives - from the inside out.

You might even say, with only slight overstatement, that what Anderson is doing in Winesburg, Ohio could be described as “anti-realistic,”...


Glass Town

by Isabel Greenberg

A graphic novel about the Brontë siblings, and the strange and marvelous imaginary worlds they invented during their childhood

 

Glass Town is an original graphic novel by Isabel Greenberg that encompasses...


The Borgia Confessions

by Alyssa Palombo

'Under Palombo's skillful hand, the entangled world of the Borgias comes vividly to life, exposing the dark facets of class structure and the all-consuming greed that comes with ambition--and love." - Heather...


The Secret Guests

by Benjamin Black

"When you're done binge-watching The Crown, pick up this multifaceted wartime thriller."

--Kirkus Reviews

As London endures nightly German bombings, Britain's secret service whisks the princesses Elizabeth and...


Illegal Minibiographies. Writers

by Heberto Gamero Contín

Sixty unique and revealing stories about some of the most famous writers in history.

What was going on in the head of Juan Rulfo when, as a travel agent, he drove along the endless roads of Mexico? What did Hemingway...


The Other Windsor Girl

by Georgie Blalock

Named One of the Best Books of the Week by the New York Post!

In a historical debut evoking the style of The Crown, the daughter of an impoverished noble is swept into the fame and notoriety of the royal family...


Lampedusa

by Steven Price

Like Colm Tóibín's The Master or Michael Cunningham's The Hours, a novel about art and writing in the life of one of the greats

Set in a sun-drenched Sicily, among the decadent Italian aristocracy of the late...


The Devils of Loudun

by Aldous Huxley

Huxley blends fiction and historical fact to portray the conflict between a seventeenth-century French priest and the demented nuns who accused him of sorcery and devil worship!


Omar Khayyam

by Harold Lamb

This is grand reading, this story of the Persian poet, known to the modern world through the Rubaiyat - to his own times as a famous astronomer, promulgator of a new calendar, of the heresy that the earth moved...


Suleiman the Magnificent: Sultan of the East

by Harold Lamb

An outstanding scholar of the East, author Harold Lamb here presented another one of his brilliant, carefully worked, and blazingly colorful tapestries of a man and his era - in this case, it is Suleiman, wisest...


The Iron Mistress

by Paul Iselin Wellman

A quite extraordinary piece of historical recreation in a biographical novel based on the life of Jim Bowie, whose name has been immortalized in the “bowie knife”. From the time of his youth, his was a life...


Child of the Sun

by Kyle Onstott

This brilliant and brutally intimate novel captures accurately the depravity and intrigue of Ancient Rome. CHILD OF THE SUN tells the story of the youth Varius Avitus Hassianus, destined to become Emperor of...


Learning to See

by Elise Hooper

If you liked Sold on a Monday and Beautiful Exiles, you'll love this novel about strong-willed trailblazing photographer, Dorothea Lange, whose fame grew during World War II and the Great Depression.

“Hooper...


German Calendar, No December

by Sylvia Ofili & Birgit Weyhe

Olivia Evezi's childhood is a happy one; her days are spent listening to highlife records and poring over the colourful postcards from Germany. When she leaves her hometown of Warri behind to live out her Enid...


My Real Name is Hanna

by Tara Lynn Masih

1941, Hitler's army crosses into Soviet-ruled Ukraine in a secret mission titled "Operation Barbarossa. A young Jewish girl, Hanna Slivka is fourteen when German soldiers arrive in her small village of Kwasova....


Shoot Like a Girl

by Kari Bovee

AUDIENCE Genre Fiction: Historical Mystery/Women’s Fiction • Fans of Girl with a Gun • Readers of biographical fiction • Anyone interested in Annie Oakley • Women who shoot guns • Anyone who enjoys...