WWII

Books that Came My Way in August 2021

Check out all the new books added to my shelves in August 2021 including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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Book Review: The Last Night in London by Karen White

Fans of realistic historical fiction and character-driven novels will find themselves transported to WWII London and all the secrets that were kept during the devastating days of the London Blitz.
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Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – May 2021 Edition

A roundup of books I read for my own enjoyment in the last month or so. This month includes fiction and nonfiction and all were listened to on audio.
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Book Review: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

Book lovers and historical fiction fans unite in a book that celebrates libraries, books, relationships, and hope. This novel is based on real people that risked their own lives to keep the American Library in Paris open during WWII. These librarians and volunteers made sure books were still in the hands of readers no matter what.
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Book Review: The Invisible Woman by Erika Robuck

A fictional but historically accurate account of Virginia Hall, American Spy, during her time in France fighting with the Resistance.
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#NonFicNov – Spies, Lies, and Disguise by Jennifer Swanson

Fascinating stories of WWII heroes that risked their lives to help the resistance.
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Books that Came My Way in October 2020

My monthly round-up of books that were added to my shelves including children's and adult books, fiction and non-fiction.
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Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – September 2020 Edition

My Quick Lit roundup of the books I've read over the last two months with mini reviews.
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Book Review: Universe of Two by Stephen P. Kiernan

A WWII novel that focuses on the man behind the building of the atomic bomb. A story told from his wife's perspective long after the war is over with joy and a bit of regret.
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Book Review: The Prisoner’s Wife by Maggie Brookes

The Prisoner's Wife take pieces from a true story and adds in her own fictional details, Maggie Brookes has written a memorable novel sent during WWII beginning on a Czech farm and ending up in a POW camp in Germany. This story of a young couple who were determined to stay together and sacrifice anything to not be separated during some of the harshest conditions of the war will stay with you long after you read it.
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