Nineteenth Century

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“A tale filled with strong emotion, hope, and determination, this highly thought-provoking story and entertaining.”

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“a fictional history of the slow dissolution of the Ottoman Empire itself, crumbling under its own corruption, starting at the end of the 19th century.”

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Louisa Treger opens her historical novel about the life of intrepid reporter Nellie Bly in 1887 as she arrives on Blackwell Island, home of the notorious women’s insane asylum.

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A multilayered story with a narrative driven by fate and a passionate search for identity and survival in the face of meaningless trauma, Four Treasures of the Sky by Jenny Tinghui Zhang i

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Most historians agree that the Reconstruction—the attempt to build a more equitable country following the Civil War—ultimately failed.

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“The story should suit fans of romance, historical fiction, westerns, and anyone who loves a straightforward adventure tale about decent people striving together to overcome hardship.”

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The Abstainer is a page turner. It begins with a dramatic real event, the hanging of three Fenian agitators, members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, in Manchester, England, in 1867.

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“Only Killers and Thieves is a powerful debut.”

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News of the World by Paulette Jiles is everything a western novel ought to be: strong plot, evocative setting, difficult moral choices, and unforgettable characters.

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This novel is as finely tuned as the best banjo played by 19-year-old runaway slave Henry Sims.

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Elizabeth Berg fans know her talent for creating gripping and relatable contemporary characters with their recognizable struggles and emotional ups and downs. In The Dream Lover, Ms.