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The Fierce Winds of Freedom

by John M. Murray

"The Fierce Winds of Freedom" is a light but rewarding historical novel, brought to life by the wild optimism of its pioneering characters. A ship populated by endearing characters with lively stories heads for America in J. M. Long’s... Read More

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Murder at the St. Alice

by Meg Nola

In Becky Citra’s historical young adult mystery, "Murder at the St. Alice", Charlotte ventures from her home in British Columbia to the St. Alice, a Canadian resort hotel. Too poor to be a guest, Charlotte hopes to find work in the St.... Read More

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A Land Apart

by Jeremiah Rood

Ian Roberts’s historical novel, "A Land Apart", mixes history and art to comment on how technology changes societies. In New France in 1634, somewhere along the banks of the Great Lakes, Totiri, an Iroquois war chief, trades with... Read More

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Sixteen

by Meagan Logsdon

Humming with emotion, Auguste Corteau’s "Sixteen" plumbs mysteries both sonic and spiritual. It’s a globe-spanning and deeply personal alternate history. The Soviet Union seems on the verge of collapse in 1953. Mass defections to the... Read More

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Tonic and Balm

by Linda Thorlakson

Decades after twentieth-century pharmaceuticals, urbanization, and television put traveling medicine shows out of business, Stephanie Allen’s "Tonic and Balm" resurrects one worthy of giving prescription drugs, industrialization, and... Read More

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