Hidden among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

Title: Hidden among the Stars Author: Melanie Dobson Publisher: Tyndale Publisher: 04 September 2018 Genre: Historical FIction, WWII, Time Slip, Christian Book Blurb The year is 1938, and as Hitler’s troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his … Continue reading Hidden among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

Auschwitz Lullaby by Mario Escobar

Title: Auschwitz Lullaby Author: Mario Escobar Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: 07 August 2018 Genre: WWII Historical Fiction Despite being of Aryan descendent, Helene is not able to get her Gypsy husband and five children spared in Hitler's Germany. Hence, she joins her family when deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Her decision baffles Nazi officials: Aryan women … Continue reading Auschwitz Lullaby by Mario Escobar

The Prague Sonata by Bradford Morrow

Title: The Prague Sonata Author: Bradford Morrow Page Numbers: 480  (Hardcover) Publisher: Grove Atlantic Publishing Date: October 3, 2017 If you have been following my blog for a while, you would know that I am slightly obsessed with WWII narratives.  More recently, I  have been in search of the stories that span outside out of Germany … Continue reading The Prague Sonata by Bradford Morrow

Book Review: Salt to the Sea

Title: Salt to the Sea Author: Ruta Sepetys Publisher: Penguin Random House Date Published: February 2016 Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction I have a  confession to make. Many weeks, months after purchasing, Suite Francaise and All the Light We Cannot See are still sitting on my bookshelf, gathering dust! I know.  I know. But I have concluded … Continue reading Book Review: Salt to the Sea

Reading Wrap ups February and March 2016

The House at Tyneford by  Natasha Solomons Elise is born to an elite  Jewish family in Austrian  family  but the  impending Nazi occupation takes her  life takes from riches to rags when  she is sent to Tyneford  in Britain to work as a domestic servant . She hopes to reunite with her parents, sister, brother … Continue reading Reading Wrap ups February and March 2016