Nothing is more heartbreaking and disturbing than war.
“An important, sensitive look at the triumph of the human spirit over evil, The Teacher of Warsaw is based on a true story and epitomizes the very best of poignant
All the Lights Above Us covers approximately the 24 hours of D-Day, almost minute-by-minute, through the eyes of five disparate women in England, France, and Germany whose lives are upende
This highly emotional novel includes two narratives combined in one, commencing in June 1940 in Riga, Latvia.
“The Good Left Undone is a poignant expose on the value of the unsung heroes in a multigenerational, working-class family, and through the power of story, author Adriana Trigiani r
“Eternal is a heart-wrenching but ultimately triumphant novel of friendship, love, and loss that will take the reader on a journey to the past while leaving many questions to ponde
“delivers a message of hope, drawing the story full circle to focus on the timeless power of beauty and love, two forces that can outlive even the darkest situations.”
“A riveting story for all those who are a fan of historical fiction and the issue of art stolen by the Nazis.”
Lana Kortchik tells the fictional story taken from facts about World War II and how it impacted the city of Kiev in Ukraine.
“Hair-raising and shocking, the fiery determination to right what is wrong combined with the acts of personal selflessness strengthens this plot into a thrilling read.”
This novel has echoes of Queen’s Gambit, the Netflix series that reinvigorated chess for seemingly half the population.
“Hermans has written a classic with this book, a scathing exploration of human nature, of the small pettiness that consumes people even in the most dramatic of situations.”
“The Hidden Child raises the disturbing question: How many of these fictitious people would have cheered Hitler on?”
“He wanted more than anything . . . to have survived without betraying. . . .
“Leonora in the Morning Light is less a story about love, and more a story about finding your own authentic voice.
“For most immigrants, the streets of America’s urban communities were paved with stones, not gold.”
Today, many are upset and confused by the current situation due to the COVID virus and the political unrest we are facing. However, nothing can compare to the suffering and atrocities that occurred
“What he did see—and described in sharp, yet understated, detail—was the growing panic and slow loss of innocence among German Jews.”
“The swoon-worthy Roman backdrop, filled with plenty of sunsets, cathedrals, and villas, reflects the classic romantic themes of love, sacrifice, and redemption.”
“Stella is not a lengthy book and can be read in several hours. But it packs a punch way beyond its weight.
“Wedding Station is an ideal choice for both Downing fans and newcomers to his fast-paced and intense crime novels.”
“[a] thought-provoking quest to understand the meaning of evil, guilt, and survival.”
“well plotted and richly populated”
Surely there are World War II novels that aren’t depressing, but this isn’t one of them.
"chilling depictions of prewar naivete, the slowly tightening noose in the ghetto, and a murderous eruption of anti-Semitism in Ukraine”