Caleb’s Crossing – Geraldine Brooks

Title: Caleb’s Crossing Author: Geraldine Brooks Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Bethia Mayfield is a bright daughter of the town’s Puritan minister. Her grandfather settled the town on what’s to become Martha’s Vineyard among the local Native Americans. While Bethia is gathering clams, she meets Native American, Cheeshahteamauk (English name Caleb). Caleb is the chief’s sonContinue reading “Caleb’s Crossing – Geraldine Brooks”

Year of Wonders – Geraldine Brooks

Title: Year of Wonders Author: Geraldine Brooks Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: It’s 1665 and the black plague is running rampant. Ann Frith’s remote English village seems to be spared from the disease until a stranger visits. Her husband died some time before and she is struggling to care for her children while more and moreContinue reading “Year of Wonders – Geraldine Brooks”

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