It Figures

by Karen Walch | Aug 21, 2021

The Moonlight School
by Susan Woods Fisher

Lucy Wilson arrived in Rowan County, Kentucky, in the spring of 1911 to work for Cora Wilson Stewart, superintendent of education. When Cora sends Lucy into the hills to act as scribe for the mountain people, she is repelled by the primitive conditions and intellectual poverty she encounters. Few adults can read and write. Involving Lucy, Cora hatches a plan to open the schoolhouses to adults on moonlit nights.

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The Last Days of Night
by Graham Moore

When electric light innovator Thomas Edison sues his only remaining rival for patent infringement, George Westinghouse hires untested Columbia Law School graduate Paul Ravath for a case fraught with lies, betrayals, and deception.

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The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter
by Hazel Gaynor

A historical novel inspired by true events, and the extraordinary female lighthouse keepers of the past two hundred years.

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I, Ripper
by Stephen Hunter

"I, Ripper is a vivid reimaging of Jack's personal story entwined with that of an Irish journalist who covered the case, knew the principals, charted the investigation, and at last, stymied, went off in a bold new direction"--Publisher Place

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Enchantress of Numbers
by Jennifer Chiaverini

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini unveils the passions, dreams, and insatiable thirst for knowledge of a largely unheralded pioneer in computing - a young woman who stepped out of her father's shadow to achieve her own laurels and champion the new technology that would shape the future.

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