Historical Fiction

The Marriage Portrait: A novel By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593320624
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Published: Knopf - September 6th, 2022

WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION FINALIST REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The author of award-winning Hamnet brings the world of Renaissance Italy to jewel-bright life in this unforgettable fictional portrait of the captivating young duchess Lucrezia de' Medici as she makes her way in a troubled court.


The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: An Oprah's Book Club Pick By Honoree Fanonne Jeffers Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780062942951
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 10th, 2022

An instant New York Times, Washington Post and USA Today Bestseller • AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB SELECTION • ONE OF THE ATLANTIC'S "GREAT AMERICAN NOVELS" • BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2021 • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR FICTION


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Hester: A Novel By Laurie Lico Albanese Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250278555
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 4th, 2022

Named a Most Anticipated Book for Fall 2022 by Goodreads Washington Post New York PostBuzzFeed PopSugar Business Insider • An October 2022 Indie Next List Pick • An October 2022 LibraryReads Pick

"A hauntingly beautiful––and imagined––origin story to The Scarlet Letter." ––People


Shrines of Gaiety: A Novel By Kate Atkinson Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385547970
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Published: Doubleday - September 27th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The award-winning author of Life after Life transports us to a restless London in the wake of the Great War—a city bursting with money, glamour, and corruption—in this spellbinding tale of seduction and betrayal.

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: WASHINGTON POST, TIME, THE GUARDIAN, BOOKLIST


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Yonder: A Novel By Jabari Asim Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982163167
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 11th, 2022

The Water Dancer meets The Prophets in this spare, gripping, and beautifully rendered novel exploring love and friendship among a group of enslaved Black strivers in the mid-19th century.

They call themselves the Stolen. Their owners call them captives.


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Horse: A Novel By Geraldine Brooks Cover Image
$28.00
Out of stock at the moment; would not arrive before the holidays.
ISBN: 9780399562969
Published: Viking - June 14th, 2022

“Brooks’ chronological and cross-disciplinary leaps are thrilling.” —The New York Times Book Review

Horse isn’t just an animal story—it’s a moving narrative about race and art.” —TIME


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Hamnet By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of The Marriage Portrait delivers a luminous portrait of a marriage, a family ravaged by grief, and a boy whose name was given to one of the most celebrated plays of all time.


A Net for Small Fishes: A Novel By Lucy Jago Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250261960
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 8th, 2022

Wolf Hall meets The Favourite in Lucy Jago's A Net For Small Fishes, a gripping dark novel based on the true scandal of two women determined to create their own fates in the Jacobean court.

"A bravura historical debut . . . a gloriously immersive escape." —Guardian


The Fortune Men: A novel By Nadifa Mohamed Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593467435
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Published: Vintage - November 1st, 2022

BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST • Based on a true event, this novel is “a blues song cut straight from the heart ... about the unjust death of an innocent Black man caught up in a corrupt system” (Walter Mosley, best-selling author of Devil in a Blue Dress).


Factory Girls By Michelle Gallen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781643752457
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Published: Algonquin Books - November 29th, 2022

A funny, fierce, and unforgettable read about a young woman working a summer job in a shirt factory in Northern Ireland, while tensions rise both inside and outside the factory walls.

Winner of the Comedy Women in Print 2022-23 Published Novel Award


It’s the summer of 1994, and all smart-mouthed Maeve Murray wants are good final exam results so she can earn her