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By Her Own Design: A Novel of Ann Lowe, Fashion Designer to the Social Register

Huguley brings to life a largely forgotten but immensely important figure in design history. Her choice to write through Ann’s eyes creates an intimacy that subsumes the historical to give a human perspective and voice. As good historical fiction does, this novel will amaze and impress readers.


The arid New Mexico landscape and Emerson’s stark prose add layers of bone-chilling believability to the story. Fans of thrillers with supernatural elements will enjoy this great first novel.

How To Prevent the Next Pandemic

This book is a possible future blueprint for pandemic preparedness, which means that it’s best audiences might be governments and NGOs, rather than individuals.

Sinkable: Obsession, the Deep Sea, and the Shipwreck of the Titanic

A delightful read about humanity’s fascination and obsession with the sea and sea-wrecks.

Cabin Fever: The Harrowing Journey of a Cruise Ship at the Dawn of a Pandemic

A harrowing thriller that brings the wide-ranging impacts of the COVID pandemic into the microcosmic enclosed world of a cruise ship.

The Greatest Polar Expedition of All Time: The Arctic Mission to the Epicenter of Climate Change

For those who like reading about the North Pole or oceanic expeditions in general, this is a title that should not be missed.

Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter

Readers will delight in the descriptive language that the author employs, so much so that they themselves will hear the sea and feel the desiccation of the heat and loneliness of the land.

Fire and Flood: A People’s History of Climate Change, from 1979 to the Present

Of the many books written on climate change and how humanity has gotten to where it is and where it needs to go, this is one of the most essential.

There Are No Accidents: The Deadly Rise of Injury and Disaster—Who Profits and Who Pays the Price

A title that manifestly seeks to make people rethink the causes of the accidental deaths and injuries that are on the rise in the U.S. Spanning the genres of business, political science, and public health, Singer’s work will challenge readers personally and philosophically.

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