Alias Grace ****
Fiction. Grace works as as servant for her master, a Mr. Kinnear. His housekeeper, Nancy, is also his mistress. James is the hired man who lives in the stable. When Mr. Kinnear and Nancy are murdered, both James and Grace are arrested for the crime. James is hung, but Grace is serving a life sentence at the penitentiary. Dr. Simon wants to find her innocent, but Grace has lost memory of that day. This is her story.
The Lion and the Rose ****
Fiction. Venice in the 16th century, torn between the Pope who wants to claim Venice, and the Venetians who want to rule their own city. Brother Mathias has bee brought home from Padua to solve a mystery. Three bodies were found floating in the canal, having been tortured before the men were killed. Someone is seeking something, and Mathias has to solve the mystery and obtain the sought-after item.
Feral-LY Funny Freakshow *****
Fiction. Magic and Mayhem Kindle World book. Electra is in the Gone Were protection program, hiding out in a circus. When her mentor is murdered, she comes under suspicion, and her one-time lover returns to investigate.
Gaines, Chip & Joanna
The Magnolia Story *****
Non-fiction. The story of the Gaines rise to fame, their ups and downs along the way, and their love for each other, their family, and their God that keeps them going when the times are tough.
Knight Magic *****
Fiction. Novella in the Otherworld urban fantasy series. Camille travels to the Otherworld to find her final Keraastar Knight and to hold the ritual binding them all together.
Andalucîa: A Cultural History *****
Non-fiction. Cultural history of Andalucîa from the beginning of time to now.
Non-fiction. Essays by Pagan teachers on Druidry, Shamanism, Goddess Spirituality, Witchcraft,and politics.
Basic Witch ****
Fiction. First in the Witches of Salem Gemma Bradbury paranormal cozy mystery series. Gemma and her cat, Titus, fall through a bookshelf at the back of the witchy shop she just inherited. Tripping over a dead body, they find themselves in Salem...the magical Salem where beings of all sorts live and die.
The Tainos: The People Who Welcomed Columbus ****
Non-fiction. The story of the decimation of the Taino people by the Spaniards, beginning in 1492 with Columbus.
Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? ****
Non-fiction. Alyssa Mastromonaco worked on the Obama campaign and later worked for him as a deputy chief of operations in the White House doing an extraordinary job.
The Magician’s Wife ****
Fiction. Emmeline is the wife of a French Magician who performs for the Emperor. Upon the Emperor’s request, Henri and Emmeline travel to Algiers to help convince the Arabs that Henri is more powerful than their own Mahdi in order to quell a possible rebellion until the French soldiers arrive in the spring and take control of the country.
Crossing Over Easy ****
Fiction. Book one in the Witches of Salem - Nora Bradbury paranormal cozy series. Nora is a busy chef with her own restaurant in Austin, Texas, but as she drives home from dinner in New Orleans with her boyfriend, she takes a detour through Salem, Texas and crashes into a tree. When she wakes up, she’s in Salem...not Texas.
Death Metal *****
Fiction. Second in the Witches of Salem - Nora Bradbury paranormal cozy mystery series. Nora is finding her attraction to Tanner growing, but she doesn’t feel that dating him would be good for her job working for him. When the ghost of a socialite comes seeking her help, Nora puts her feelings for Tanner aside to concentrate on solving the murder.
Third Knock the Charm *****
Fiction. Third in the Witches of Salem - Nora Bradbury paranormal cozy mystery series. Nora has to team up with Donovan to travel into the woods to find and banish a Ba, who has sucked all the water out of Salem.
Of Thee I Sing ***
Fiction. Children’s book written to Barack’s daughters.
The Shaman’s Coat ***
Non-fiction. More about the horrendous mistreatment of the native groups by the Russians than about the culture or spirituality of the natives.
Rowland, Laura Joh
A Mortal Likeness *****
Fiction. Second in the Victorian Mystery series. Sarah and Hugh are hired as private detectives to get proof of a cheating husband. The fuzzy form that shows in one of their pictures looks familiar to Sarah, and she believes it to be her long lost father. The baby of a wealthy family has been kidnapped, and the father hires Sarah and Hugh to find the child.
The Lion and the Jewel ****
Fiction. Nigerian play about a man chasing a woman chasing a man.
Standing Deer, Ruby
Fiction. Feather is a Native American boy destined to become a Holy Man. He will lead his people to safety and join many bands together.
Hexes and Ohs ****
Fiction. Anthology of witchy short stories with a theme of Valentine’s Day.
White, Ellen Emerson
Kaiulani: The People’s Princess *****
Fiction. The story of Hawai’i’s princess, from 13 years old to her failed attempt to get the U.S. to return Hawai’i to her people.
Fire and Fury ****
Non-fiction. Eye-opening look into Trump’s White House, his character, Jarvanka, and Steve Bannon’s push for power.
Lady of Ch’iao Kuo *****
Fiction. Historical fiction about Redbird, Lady of Ch’iao Kuo. As a 15-year-old princess, she help quell an attack by the Dog Head people. Later she became a good and decent ruler and helped her Hsien people of the Great Forest form an alliance with the Chinese.