Author
Achebe, Chinua
Call Number
F ACHEBE
Summary
In 1890s Africa, Okonkwo, a fearless warrior and leader, is horrified to see the devaluing of his Igbo traditions by British political and religious forces.
Author
Allende, Isabel
Call Number
F ALLENDE
Summary
In 1939, 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 she meets Ichimei Fukuda, the son of the family’s Japanese gardener.
Author
Allende, Isabel
Call Number
F ALLENDE
Summary
Covering 80 years of history, fleeing from the ravages of the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s, a pregnant young widow marries her husband’s brother in order to guarantee them both passage to Chile and a new start.
Author
Alvarez, Julia
Call Number
F ALVAREZ
Summary
The story of the Dominican Republic’s struggle for freedom from the Trujillo dictatorship is told from the perspectives of four sisters, known as The Butterflies, whose courage and determination helped the country succeed.
Author
Atakora, Afia
Call Number
F ATAKORA
Summary
Covering life on the same plantation both before and after the Civil War, this generational saga tells the story of Miss May Belle, a wise healing woman, and her daughter Rue, who is reluctant to follow in her mother’s footsteps.
Author
Baker, Jo
Call Number
F BAKER
Summary
This reimagining of Austen's Pride and Prejudice from the perspectives of its below-stairs servants captures the romance, intrigue and drama of the Bennet household from the sideline perspective of Sara, an orphaned housemaid.
Author
Barrows, Annie
Call Number
F BARROWS
Summary
Assigned to cover the history of the remote mill town of Macedonia, West Virginia, Layla soon discovers that the truth of the town is entangled in the thorny past of the family she’s staying with.
Author
Beauman, Sally
Call Number
F BEAUMAN
Summary
Delicate 11-year-old Lucy is drawn into the thrilling search for King Tutankhamen’s tomb when she is sent from England to recover from typhus in sun-glazed Egypt, and meets the daughter of an American archaeologist.
Author
Benedict, Marie
Call Number
F BENEDICT
Summary
The life story of Lady Clementine Churchill, the determined wife of Sir Winston Churchill, who helped her husband face the burdens of leading a country through war and would not surrender to expectations or enemies.
Author
Borman, Tracy
Call Number
F BORMAN
Summary
Though a beloved healer in the court of Elizabeth I, Frances is happy to leave the Puritanical court of King James. Forced to return, Frances finds herself surrounded by danger as the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 takes shape.
Author
Brooks, Geraldine
Call Number
F BROOKS
Summary
While Bethia’s minister father tries to convert the Native American tribe, she forms a friendship with Caleb Cheeshateaumauk, the Wampanoag chieftain’s son, who was the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College back in 1665.
Author
Burton, Jessie
Call Number
F BURTON
Summary
The wife of a merchant in 17th-century Amsterdam discovers that the miniature replicas she had commisioned of her home mirror their real-life counterparts in eerie and unexpected ways.
Author
Chee, Alexander
Call Number
F CHEE
Summary
In 1882 Paris, Lilliet Berne is a celebrated opera star with an unforgettable voice. When a stranger offers her a new opera’s leading role, she discovers that the work retells her scandalous hidden history.
Author
Chiaverini, Jennifer
Call Number
F CHIAVERI
Summary
The life of John Wilkes Booth, famed actor and assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, as told from the perspectives of the four women who knew him best.
Author
Chiaverini, Jennifer
Call Number
F CHIAVERI
Summary
Based on true events, as a group of friends living in 1930s Berlin watch the power of the Nazi party grow, they use their U.S. connections to form an antifascist resistance network.
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