Interviews

A Tangled Mercy: Story of Compassion and Tears

December 1, 2017 5:01 am By Leave your thoughts

Joy Jordan-Lake’s new novel, A TANGLED MERCY, is the result of 20 years of research and writing that began when she was a young PhD student at Tufts. Set in Charleston, SC in present day and in 1822, she intertwines the stories of a gifted but enslaved 19th-century blacksmith and a floundering Harvard grad student who is researching the planning of a slave revolt. 

Brothers’ Life-Long Feud Leads To Murder

October 1, 2017 5:18 am By

The Last Cowboys of San Geronimo, Ian Stansel, Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt – Silas Van Loy murders his older brother, Frank, and takes off on horseback through the hills of coastal Northern California.

Extraordinary Adventures by Daniel Wallace

Extraordinary Adventures: A Journey of Discovery

October 1, 2017 5:17 am By

Extraordinary Adventures, Daniel Wallace, Macmillan - Daniel Wallace is not particularly interested in tracking the origin of his latest novel Extraordinary Adventures. In the years it takes to write a book, Wallace says the creation of the writing starts to get fictionalized.

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Salt to the Sea Relives Tale of Ill-Fated Vessel

October 1, 2017 5:11 am By

Salt to the Sea, Ruta Sepetys, Speak - Salt to the Sea is a work of historical fiction widely read by students and adults alike. It tells the story of three teenagers from Poland, Lithuania and East Prussia fleeing from the Red Army