My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok

Asher Lev is a member of the Ladover Jewish community in Brooklyn. His family has been devoted to their holy man, the Rebbe, for three generations. But Asher has little interest in following his family’s path. He has a gift that his family considers a curse: art. His skill with a pencil, brush, clay is … Continue reading

The Secret Countess

Anna, once the daughter of a Russian Count, finds her life flipped upside down. Her father’s dead, and her family, along with the rest of the Russian royal family, have had to flee the country. Anna, her mother, her younger brother, and her old governess end up in London, a part of the working class. … Continue reading

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