Books by Barbara Quick

A GOLDEN WEB by Barbara Quick
Released: April 1, 2010

"While historical facts and details are incorporated, some of the naming is discordant (Nicky is not a nickname in Italy, nor is Maxie), and the entire tone is jarringly contemporary. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Alessandra Giliani, a brilliant young woman who studied anatomy in 14th-century Bologna with Mondino, the university's renowned doctor, may or may not have actually existed. Read full book review >
VIVALDI’S VIRGINS by Barbara Quick
Released: July 2, 2007

"Nonetheless, an intriguing glimpse at the decadence, debauchery and prudery of Baroque-era Venice."
Violin virtuoso in Vivaldi's all-girl orchestra observes the intrigue of early-18th-century Venice in Quick's second novel (Northern Edge, 1990). Read full book review >