This book is perfect for readers who love details.
“The Children’s Train is a sympathetic, well-crafted novel filled with vacation-worthy sights and authentic experiences from an Italy that balances folk tradition with modernity.”
“a love story, and also as a glimpse of a small Cornish town during a tumultuous time in history, when a dramatic turn of events can change an isolated teenager into a daring young woman.”
It seems a shame when a story begins with the death of the protagonist, but it signals the book’s trajectory and creates a story that must be told, now, lest it be forgotten.
“Sadistic, misogynistic murders and politicized police investigations are, unfortunately, universal. They don’t need a dictatorship.”
“with its attention to detail and swift narrative, fans of Mr.
“wildly provocative, comical, and absorbing reading.”
“within these pages, there are passages that approach the sublime. There is pain, anguish, horror, and sadness, alongside passages of subtle human feelings conveyed without words.
“Graham Swift has a remarkable ability to slip back and forth in time, while identifying the many small incidents and markers that shape and reshape the lives of his characters.”
“The Paris Children is a page-turning and inspiring story of how courage and family ties can survive even the worst of evil.”
“Universe of Two is a love story. . . . It is an honest, compelling tale of the human cost of war and the fight that occurs when war ends and redemption begins.”
“A new entrant in the unlikely but burgeoning genre of Holocaust romance fiction . . .”
The Girl from Berlin is the fifth in the Liam Taggart and Catherine Lockhart series. It is the winner of the Book Club category for the 2018 National Jewish Book Award.
“a haunting portrait of a nation slowly collapsing . . .”
“Almost everything about The King of Warsaw is gripping . . .”
In the final weeks of World War II, when Walter Kempowski was 15 years old, he watched tens of thousands of his fellow Germans scramble westward through his hometown from their once-conquered terri
“This book is slated as the start of a new series and holds great promise to be a good one.”
Amid the screaming, bloody chaos of war, what’s one more dead body?
“this novel is definitely a page-turner.”
“a shattering portrayal of utter loneliness, guilt, and despair.”
My Red Heaven is inspired by a painting of the same by Otto Fruendlich that is abstract and wonderful.
“Heather Morris reminds us about the human side of the Holocaust and helps us remember with her fine storytelling.”
“If you’re the right reader, you’ll have a soaring experience. If you’re the wrong reader, it will be a crash landing.”
“Retelling wartime history as spy fiction is Downing’s deeply grounded path; pointing out the power of love and family within it, however, is his aria.”
“In the Full Light of the Sun is a beautifully written novel about a time in history not far from our own with contemporary echoes that should give us pause.”
“poetic . . .”