Historical

The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali
4.21 /5

Roya, a dreamy, idealistic teenager living amid the political upheaval of 1953 Tehran, finds a literary oasis in kindly Mr. Fakhri’s neighborhood stationery shop, stocked with books and pens and bottl...

Lily's Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff
3.87 /5

Author Patricia Reilly Giff's Newbery Honor-winning Lily's Crossing is now available for the first time in paperback!Every summer Lily and her father go to her family's house in Rockaway, near the Atl...

A Long Time Gone by Karen White
4.09 /5

When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back, as generations of the women in her family had. But in the spring, nine years to the day since she’d left, that’s ...

The Time of Our Singing by Richard Powers
4.26 /5

Jonah, Ruth and Joseph are the children of mixed-race parents determined to raise them beyond time, beyond identity, steeped in song. Yet they cannot be protected from the world forever. Even as Jonah...

Pied Piper by Nevil Shute
4.23 /5

It is the summer of 1940 and in Europe the time of Blitzkrieg. John Howard, a 70-year-old Englishman vacationing in France, cuts shorts his tour and heads for home. He agrees to take two children with...

Les Enfants de la liberté by Marc Levy
3.98 /5

"Le 21 mars 1943, un jeune homme de dix-huit ans monte dans un tramway, direction : le maquis. En 10 minutes, il change de nom. Désormais il ne s'appelle plus Raymond, mais Jeannot. Ainsi débute la jo...

Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
3.92 /5

is the sequel to Jean Webster's novel . First published in 1915, it was among the top ten best sellers in the US in 1916. The story is presented in a series of letters written by Sallie McBride, Judy ...

The Last Train from Hiroshima: The Survivors Look Back by Charles Pellegrino
Shall We Tell the President? by Jeffrey Archer
3.77 /5

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The Other Side of the Bridge by Mary Lawson
4.09 /5

From the author of the beloved #1 national bestseller comes an exceptional new novel of jealously, rivalry and the dangerous power of obsession.Two brothers, Arthur and Jake Dunn, are the sons of a fa...

Indómito by Elizabeth Lowell
4.00 /5

Héroe de las Cruzadas, Dominic le Sabre ha regresado a Escocia colmado de gloria y triunfante para reclamar su recompensa: la hermosa novia sajona que le ha sido destinada por ser el conquistador del ...

The Forest Lord by Susan Krinard
3.59 /5

After a night of heated passion six years ago, Eden Bradwell made the shattering discovery that the man she was about to marry was no mortal. He was a monster, a woodlands guardian spirit named Lord H...

The Memory of Old Jack by Wendell Berry
4.32 /5

In a rural Kentucky river town, "Old Jack" Beechum, a retired farmer, sees his life again through the sades of one burnished day in September 1952. Bringing the earthiness of America's past to mind, ...

The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
3.84 /5

In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent mansion in San Francisco. There, as the res...

El señor de la guerra by Elizabeth Elliott
3.87 /5

Bella e inocente...Lady Tess anhelaba volver a su hogar, el Castillo de Remmington, del que fue desterrada por su cruel padrastro. Lo que no podía prever es que el precio sería casarse con el más temi...

Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
4.28 /5

A Notable Book (2020)Best Book of 2020: , , , and Drawing on Maggie O'Farrell's long-term fascination with the little-known story behind Shakespeare's most enigmatic play, HAMNET is a luminous portra...

Mortal Sins by Penelope Williamson
3.70 /5

New Orleans, Louisiana. 1927. Creole aristocrat Charles St. Claire is murdered, his throat slashed with a cane knife. Police discover his wife, Hollywood sex goddess Remy Lelourie, next to the body, d...

Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
3.80 /5

The breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys love and fight and learn to reckon with the adult world, they discover the moving ...

The Passions of Emma by Penelope Williamson
3.90 /5

Born to a life of wealth and privilege in turn-of-the-century Rhode Island, Emma Tremayne's life is all mapped out for her--including her engagement to the town's most eligible bachelor. Emma's shelte...

Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye
3.88 /5

Like the heroine of the novel she adores, Jane Steele suffers cruelly at the hands of her aunt and schoolmaster. And like Jane Eyre, they call her wicked - but in her case, she fears the accusation is...