If I had Aladdin’s lamp and the usual three wishes, the first would always be, ‘Give me the first day of June.’ ~ Gladys Taber
As many theories as there are about how Poe died, there are even more reasons why he lived. This book is a wonderful read for Poe enthusiasts, but it’s also a reminder that there are dozens of ways people have come to admire Poe, and each is as beguiling as the last.
In this historic nonfiction, Siân Evans highlights the role of women on the transatlantic ships, particularly in the years between the wars. Evans chooses a few specific figures to represent the various job that made travel by ship possible for women.
Veteran author Charles Finch presents the first in a trilogy of prequels featuring his thoughtful gentleman detective.
“November comes / And November goes, / With the last red berries / And the first white snows. / With night coming early, / And dawn coming late, / And ice in the bucket / And frost by the gate.” ~Elizabeth Coatsworth