WTBE Historical Novel Reading Group

Book Selections, 2019-2020

We meet the second Monday of each month (unless noted) through June 2020 at 12:30 in the TBE Library.

Monday, Dec 9

Anne Fortier, Juliet         

Juliet, an ambitious, utterly engaging historical novel on the scale of The Thirteenth Tale and The Birth of Venus, follows a young woman who discovers that her family’s origins reach all the way back to literature’s greatest star-crossed lovers.


Monday, January 13

          Naomi Eve, Henna House.

Monday, February 10

          Lisa See, Shanghai Girls.

Monday, March 9

          Daphne du Maurier, Jamaica Inn.  

Monday, April 13

James Carroll, The Cloister.

Monday, May 11

          John Bacon, The Halifax Explosion.  Leva Lessure will lead discussion?

Monday, June 13

          Alice Hoffman, The Dovekeepers. 


Future possible selections: If you have any of these and can recommend them, please let us know.
Kate Mosse, Sepulchre, 2007. (author of Labyrinth).
B.A. Shapiro, The Muralist,2015. She also wrote, The Art Forger.


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