Tag Archives: World War 2

Review: The Librarian of Saint-Malo, by Mario Escobar (with giveaway link)

The Librarian of Saint-Malo by Mario Escobar Publication Date: June 1, 2021 Thomas Nelson Paperback & eBook; 384 pages Genre: Historical Fiction/Literary     Through letters with a famous author, one French librarian tells her love story and describes the … Continue reading

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Review: The Secretary, by Catherine Hokin

Overview The Tower House. Down a secluded path, hidden by overgrown vines, the crumbling villa echoes with memories. Of the family who laughed and sang there, until the Nazis tore them from their home. And of the next woman to … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: Codebreaker Girls, by Jan Slimming

Overview “What would it be like to keep a secret for fifty years? Never telling your parents, your children, or even your husband?” Codebreaker Girls: A Secret Life at Bletchley Park tells the true story of Daisy Lawrence. Following extensive … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: City of London at War 1939-45

Synopsis The City of London was always going to be an obvious target for German bombers during the Second World War. What better way for Nazi Germany to spread fear and panic amongst the British people than by attacking their … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson

Synopsis On Winston Churchill’s first day as prime minister, Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen, and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away. For the next twelve months, Hitler would wage a relentless … Continue reading

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