Two titles recommended by Julie: The House at the End of Hope Street by Menna van Praag and The Boy Kings of Texas by Domingo Martinez.
Recommended by Linda: The Secret Prince is a story of magic, adventure, surprise, fairytale and deception.
Reviewed by Carol: This is a story of 85 year-old Addie Baum, telling her life’s journey to her youngest granddaughters.
On the surface Perez-Reverte’s The Siege is a historical fiction mystery set in Cadiz, Spain during the siege of that city by a Napoleonic army. However the story has much more depth and complexity than a straight up murder mystery.
Reviewed by Linda: Touch & Go is a quick read suspense thriller without a lot of murder and blood. It involves a wealthy Boston family of three who have been kidnapped and hidden in the woods of northern New England.
May 7 will be the 100 anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania (see Chris’s review of Lusitania: Triumph, Tragedy and the End of the Edwardian Age) by German U-20 off the Irish coast. Like a lot of anniversaries of major historical events this one has spawned a lot of books on the subject. Here…
The Today In History Reading List is a list of books, fiction and non-fiction, to go along with some of the events that happened today.