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Review: What She Lost by Melissa Hunter

  What She Lost  by Melissa Hunter is part memoir and part a fictionalized account of the life of the author’s grandmother, Sarah Waldman, who survived Nazi concentration camps and her life after.   We go with Sarah as she goes from being a carefree young girl to a teenager amidst war and removal to… Continue reading Review: What She Lost by Melissa Hunter

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ARC Review: In Five Years: A Novel by Rebecca Serle

   Publication Date: March 3, 2020   In Five Years: A Novel by Rebecca Serle is a story of friendship and love and lessons. I haven’t read The Dinner List, but if it’s anything like In Five Years I can see why it is so popular. This book made me cry, several times. It made me laugh… Continue reading ARC Review: In Five Years: A Novel by Rebecca Serle

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ARC Review: House on Endless Waters by Emuna Elon

Relese Date: January 7, 2020 “The House on Endless Waters” by Emuna Elon is a book composed of short chapters. Yoel is a writer who travels to Amsterdam for an upcoming book where he goes to a Holocaust museum and finds a picture of his mother, father, sister, and a little boy who isn’t him.… Continue reading ARC Review: House on Endless Waters by Emuna Elon

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Mistress of the Ritz: A Novel by Melanie Benjamin

  Mistress of the Ritz: A Novel by Melanie Benjamin tells us the story of Blanche and Claude Auzuello during WWII. This book is based upon a true story. Claude was the manager of the Ritz in Paris and during WWII the Nazi’s took it over for the most part. Told from alternative views of both Claude… Continue reading Mistress of the Ritz: A Novel by Melanie Benjamin

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The Light Over London by Julia Kelly

 Release Date: January 8, 2019 The Light Over London by Julia Kelly tells the story of Cara an assistant to an antiques dealer who finds a WWII era diary while cleaning out an estate house. She takes the diary to figure out who it belongs to and the girl who fought in the war and wrote… Continue reading The Light Over London by Julia Kelly

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Corries War series Books 1-4 by Anthony Barton

  Press Gang!: Battle, Sweat and Glory in Nelson’s Navy! (Corrie’s War Book 1 By Anthony Barton tells the story of Corrie Harriman, a young girl determined to become a naval officer in the Royal Navy during the time of Napolean when women are forbidden to join. Corries War series Books 1-4 by Anthony Barton is a… Continue reading Corries War series Books 1-4 by Anthony Barton

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Review: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield 

  Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield  is a hauntingly beautiful mysterious book. This is a tale about a river, an inn known as the Swan, and a young girl who dies and comes back to life. The girl  is thought to be one girl and then another, she is claimed by more than one person.… Continue reading Review: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield