Take My Hand: A Novel

By Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Take My Hand: A Novel

A compelling, fictional look at the sordid history of reproductive politics.

Finding Napoleon

By Margaret Rodenberg

Finding Napoleon

The deposed French ruler writes a new chapter while exiled on St. Helena.

The Elephant of Belfast

By S. Kirk Walsh

The Elephant of Belfast

A zookeeper in wartime Northern Ireland attempts to protect her charges.

The Slaughterman’s Daughter

By Yaniv Iczkovits; translated by Orr Scharf

The Slaughterman’s Daughter

A fable-like tale of a Jewish woman who dared to defy an entire empire.

Black Cloud Rising: A Novel

By David Wright Faladé

Black Cloud Rising: A Novel

A thrilling fictionalized tale about a real-life Black Union soldier.

Yellow Wife

By Sadeqa Johnson

Yellow Wife

A sobering, graphically violent story of a light-skinned slave struggling to survive in the 19th-century South.

Bedtrick

By Jinny Webber

Bedtrick

An immersive tale of sexual identity and disguise in Shakespearean London.