The Hidden Palace – Helene Wecker

This is a sequel to The Golem and the Jinni. Title: The Hidden Palace Author: Helene Wecker Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction Plot: Chava, the golem, and Ahmad, the jinni, are still hiding in plain sight in New York City. Though some people are starting to notice them. They must find a way to survive orContinue reading “The Hidden Palace – Helene Wecker”

Spinning Silver – Naomi Novik

Title: Spinning Silver Author: Naomi Novik Genre: Fantasy Plot: Maryim’s father and grandfather are moneylenders. But her father’s inability to collect money in return has left them destitute and mother close to death. Maryim takes matters into her own hands and starts collecting money herself. She’s so successful that people claim she can turn silverContinue reading “Spinning Silver – Naomi Novik”

Obsessed – Ted Dekker

Title: Obsessed Author: Ted Dekker Genre: Thriller, Historical Fiction Plot: Roth Braun is the son of a Nazi commander. He’s devoted to his father and follows his commands. His father asked him to find the Stones of David, stolen by a Jewish woman at the camp he was stationed at. Roth will see it doneContinue reading “Obsessed – Ted Dekker”

The Zealots – G.K. Johnson

Title: The Zealots Author: G.K. Johnson Illustrator: James Dawson Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult Plot: Shi’mon and Yeshua are best friends living in Roman occupied Capernaum, Israel. Shi’mon’s heard of the Zealots movement against the Romans. He wants to join. Yeshua cautions him against it. But when Shi’mon’s father dies at the hands of theContinue reading “The Zealots – G.K. Johnson”

Acts of Faith Trilogy – Davis Bunn & Janette Oke

Titles: The Centurion’s Wife (book 1), The Hidden Flame (book 2), The Damascus Way (book 3) Authors: Davis Bunn and Janette Oke Genre: Historical Fiction, Biblical History Plot: The Centurion’s Wife (book 1) – A Roman Centurion, Alban, is ordered by Pilate to find out what happened to the rabbi called, Yeshua, three days afterContinue reading “Acts of Faith Trilogy – Davis Bunn & Janette Oke”

The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Heather Morris

Title: The Tattooist of Auschwitz Author: Heather Morris Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Lale Sokolov has surrendered himself to the Nazis so they will spare his family (so they tell them). He’s a Slavic Jew and is taken to Auschwitz in 1942. At first he’s optimistic. Then reality sits in after the first night at theContinue reading “The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Heather Morris”

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