Book List:15 titles
  • Diamantina ten Brink is enjoying a rustic childhood on the Portuguese island of Porto Santo with her Dutch sailor father, Arie, and her African-born mother, Estra, when her world is irretrievably altered by her father’s decision to return to the se...


  • Russia, 1861 Antonina's world is shattered one cold spring afternoon, when her only son, Misha, is kidnapped while out riding with his father, the Count of the Angelkov estate. The Count is also terribly injured, and Antonin...


  • A young American woman's journey to track down her missing lover becomes an enthralling adventure of mystery, passion, danger and self-discovery set against the spellbinding backdrop of 1930s Marrakech.Sidonie O'Shea enjoys the quiet life she shares ...


  • Pree Fincastle, daughter of impoverished British missionaries in India, is left alone and destitute when tragedy strikes. Turned away by the Church, she embarks on a journey in search of Kai, the son of her mother's ayah, and the only perso...


  • Dary's simple life in mid-nineteenth-century Afghanistan is torn apart when a hateful curse by a jealous tribeswoman leaves her an outcast in her small Muslim village. She looks to her arranged marriage to the son of a nomadic tribal chief with hope...


  • In the claustrophobic, mannered world of British India, Linny Ingram seems the perfect society wife: pretty, gracious, subservient. But appearances can be deceptive. Linny Ingram was born Linny Gow, an orphan raised in the gray slums of Liverpool. So...


  • Included in one of the 2004 YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults listsNominated for the White Pine Reading Program of the Durham District School BoardGentle Emmaline loves nothing more than books and flowers and her little brother Tommy. Sadly, ...


  • Selected by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association as one of the PSLA YA Top Forty Fiction Titles 2003Toxic Love is a distinctive collection of short stories by Linda Holeman, each exploring love in all its touching, tragic, and often funny p...


  • Poppy is on an odyssey. Her adoptive mother has taken off to find herself, so Poppy decides to live with her adoptive father, his new wife, Calypso, and their toddler, Sandeep, in a ramshackle rasp-berry-colored house. At first Poppy is distressed by...






  • Each one of this collection's poignant, finely crafted stories, which in character and setting are often reminiscent of the works of Alice Munro, introduces ordinary people confronting their personal, but not uncommon demons....


  • Learning to accept help can be the hardest lesson of all.Mercy doesn’t have your average family, but it’s the only one she’s ever known. She, her mother Pearl, and her aunt Moo move from one falling-down rental house to another. Somehow they’...


  • The year is 1900 and orphaned 14-year-old Rosetta and her beloved younger sister Flora sail from England as “home girls.” They are sent to Canada so that they can have a chance at family life. Their dreams are shattered when Flora is adopted, but...


  • The short stories that make up Flying to Yellow recreate the small, yet huge world of family relationships-- the nuances, the silences, the subtle exchanges between people together for the reasons that make a family- blood ties, love, necessity. They...


  • This collection of ten stories explores the confusion, frustration and rewards of growing up. From Saying Good-Bye: The Island feels different without my dad. When we came here for our three weeks every summer, just the two of us, we'd stay in the li...


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    A young American woman's journey to track down her missing lover becomes an enthralling adventure of mystery, passion, danger and self-discovery set against the spellbinding backdrop of 1930s Marrakech. Sidonie O'Shea enjoys the quiet life she shares...