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Rhapsody

A fact-based historical novel set primarily in New York City in the 1920s and inspired by the decade-long relationship…

The Conductors

As a conductor on the Underground Railroad, Hetty Rhodes helped usher dozens of people north with her wits and magic. Now…

Vera

Narrowly surviving the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, a bordello proprietor's daughter bonds with an unlikely new family…

The Women of Chateau Lafayette

A multi-generational saga based on true events is set in an extraordinary castle in the heart of France, where a…

The Rebel Nun

Marj Charlier's The Rebel Nun is based on the true story of Clotild, the daughter of a sixth-century king and his…

Wild Women and the Blues

In an award-winning debut novel, a sharecropper's daughter navigates celebrity encounters, bootlegging and gangster…

Cloudmaker

Secretly building an airplane during the summer of Amelia Earhart's final flight, a young tinkerer and an aspiring pilot…

Nothing the Same, Everything Haunted

A middle-aged Jewish man who fantasizes about being a cowboy goes on an eccentric quest across Europe after the 1941 Nazi…

Beatnik Buenos Aires

Argentine creators Diego Arandojo (writer) and Facundo Percio (artist) come together to celebrate a time in Argentine…

The Mercies

After a storm has killed off all the island's men, two women in a 1600s Norwegian coastal village struggle to survive…

The Book of Kane and Margaret

Araki-Kawaguchi's inventive, surreal novel in stories follows a group of characters who leave the bounds of a WWII-era…

In Love With George Eliot

O'Shaughnessy's leisurely, thoroughly researched and sympathetic debut novel imagines some key periods in the life of…

The Pull of the Stars

In an Ireland doubly ravaged by the Great War and influenza, three women caregivers come together to help patients and…

Giant

Set during the construction of Rockefeller Center in the 1930s, this spectacularly drawn historical epic brings…

Hamnet

A bold feat of imagination and empathy, this novel gives flesh and feeling to a historical mystery - how the death of…

The Lions of Fifth Avenue

A New York Public LIbrary superintendent's wife reevaluates her priorities upon joining a woman's suffrage group in 1913…

The Henna Artist

Escaping from an abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way alone to the vibrant 1950s pink city of…

The Yellow Bird Sings

In wartime German-occupied Poland, a mother hides with her five-year-old daughter, a musical prodigy whose slightest…

A Long Petal of the Sea
A Long Petal of the Sea

One of the most richly imagined portrayals of the Spanish Civil War to date, and one of the strongest and most affecting…

Glass Town

A creative reimagining of the Bronte sisters, weaving historically attested and new episodes to produce this charming…

McGlue
McGlue

Salem, Massachusetts, 1851: McGlue is in the hold, still too drunk to be sure of name or situation or orientation--he may…

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