Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard
“Millard’s tome is a slam-bang study of Churchill’s wit and wile as he navigates the Boer War like [a] proto-James Bond.”
The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story by Douglas Preston
"A captivating real-life adventure tale... Preston deftly explains the science behind this work and makes it exciting."
A Great Reckoning: A Novel by Louise Penny
“Penny writes with grace and intelligence about complex people struggling with complex emotions. But her great gift is her uncanny ability to describe what might seem indescribable – the play of light, the sound of celestial music, a quiet sense of peace.”
Feversong: A Fever Novel by Karen Marie Moning
“Bold and brilliantly layered, deeply emotive and all-consuming, the story curves full circle as Mac and Dani try to save the world. . . . Fans of the series . . . will love every moment, every page. As one now expects from the incredibly talented [Karen Marie] Moning, gasp-inducing surprises await.”