Tsarina

    Author: J. Nelle Patrick Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy Publisher: Razorbill Publication Date: February 27, 2014 Hardcover: 336 pages ISBN: 9781595146939   Book summary: Natalya knows a secret. A magical Faberge egg glows within the walls of Russia’s Winter Palace. It holds a power rooted in the land and stolen from the…

Shakespeare Basics for Grown-ups

Author: E. Foley, B. Coates Genre: Nonfiction, History, Plays, Theatre Publisher: Plume Publication Date: June 16, 2015 Paperback: 336 pages ISBN: 9780147515360     Book summary: The Bard was so incredibly prolific that even most Shakespeare scholars would welcome the occasional refresher course, and most of the rest of us haven’t even got a clue…

I Will Send Rain

Author: Rae Meadows Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Publication Date: August 9, 2016 Paperback: 272 pages ISBN: 9781627794268 Book summary: Annie Bell can’t escape the dust. It’s in her hair, covering the windowsills, coating the animals in the barn, in the corners of her children’s dry, cracked lips. It’s 1934 and the…

Shadow Hand

    Author: Anne Elisabeth Stengl Genre: Fantasy, Christian Fiction, Young Adult, Adventure Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Publication Date: March 4th, 2014 Paperback: 408 pages ISBN: 9780764210280     Book summary: By her father’s wish, Lady Daylily is betrothed to the Prince of Southlands. Not the prince she loves, handsome and dispossessed Lionheart, but his…

Back in the Saddle

  Author: Ruth Logan Herne Genre: Christian Fiction, Romance, Contemporary, Western Publisher: Multnomah Publication Date: March 15, 2016 Paperback: 320 pages ISBN: 9781601427762   Book summary: The Prodigal Is Coming Home It’s been a long time since Colt Stafford shrugged off his cowboy legacy for shiny Manhattan loafers and a promising career on Wall Street.…

Desperate

Author: Daniel Palmer Genre: Mystery Thriller, Adult Fiction Publisher: Kensington Publication Date: January 1, 2014 Paperback: 330 pages ISBN: 9780758293435 Book summary: Brimming with suspense and unrelenting twists, acclaimed author Daniel Palmer’s latest thriller delves into the waking nightmare of a well meaning couple whose biggest and most ordinary dream has gone terrifyingly awry Gage…

On Lone Star Trail

Author: Amanda Cabot Genre: Christian Fiction, Romance, Contemporary Publisher: Revell Publication Date: February 2, 2016 Paperback: 360 pages ISBN: 9780800734336 Book summary: If there’s one thing Gillian Hodge never wants to see again, it’s a man on a motorcycle. Her last encounter with one left her right hand crushed, ending her promising career as a…