WWII

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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Children’s Book Week 2020: Spies, Code Breakers, and Secret Agents by Carole P. Roman

An educational look behind-the-scenes of a spy during WWII including the tactics, tools, and forms of communication used from all sides of the battle front.
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Children’s Book Review: Bear and Fred by Iris Argaman

A children's Holocaust story based on a real boy and his teddy bear.
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Books that Came My Way in April 2020

My monthly roundup of books that came my way in the last month. Books include fiction, nonfiction, historical fiction, and children's books.
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Book Review: A Bookshop in Berlin by Francoise Frenkel

A rediscovered memoir of a Jewish woman's escape from Berlin and then France during WWII.
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Children’s Book Review: Rosie Stronger than Steel by Lindsay Ward

Rosie is a tractor made by women during WWII. She works hard to support the troops during the war just like the women the men left at home. An inspiring and education picture book for kids.
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Nonfiction November 2019 – Book Pairings #NonficNov

As part of #NonficNov, I'm sharing nonfiction and fiction books that pair well together.
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Book Review: The Paris Orphan By Natasha Lester

THE PARIS ORPHAN By: Natasha Lester Published: September 3, 2019 Publisher: Forever/Hachette Book Group Historical Fiction My book club received copies of this book as part of the GalleyMatch with The Bookclub Cookbook. We chose this as our August/September read and spent the day junk/antique shopping and eating at a small-town pub, where we discussed…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – September 2019 Edition

A monthly round-up of mini reviews featuring books I read for my own enjoyment.
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Book Review: The Lost Family By Jenna Blum

THE LOST FAMILY By: Jenna Blum Published: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Harper Fiction/Historical Fiction   Heartache, even decades later, can still feel like it just happened yesterday. Even though Peter survived WWII and brutal treatment by the Nazis, his wife and twin toddler daughters did not. He came to America to start over and as…
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