The book follows a young boy named Daniel and has possibly one of the best literary inventions of the decade the “Cemetery of Forgotten Books”.
The island of Galveston is attacked by the USA. Confederate Jamie Russell is in the battle, Emma takes care of their aunt and does her part as a volunteer nurse
The characters from the first book are being assembled, in Algeria, getting ready for Allied forces to take over, hoping the French won’t put up a fight
Jay Kirk has done the impossible, Kingdom Under Glass is a book about a taxidermist not only interesting, but entertaining as well. A job well done.
Man of la Book reviews Barefoot in Baghdad by Manal M. Omar “Barefoot in Baghdad: A Story of Identity-My Own and What It Means to Be a Woman in Chaos” by Manal M. Omar is a memoir which the author wrote of her time working as a Non-governmental organizations called “Women for Women” in Iraq. Ms. Omar is an American woman and a devout Muslim, which gives her a unique perspective.” MYSTERIES in PARADISE reviews A Beautiful Place to Die by Malla Nunn “Superb debut crime fiction novel by an Australian author. Set in South Africa in 1952 at the beginning of legislated apartheid. ” Indian Eagle’s Diary reviews The Big Short by Michael Lewis “As someone who was in the thick of these things in the spectacular collapse that happened in 2008, it is amazing how a book like The Big Short gives you a view in what happened in retrospect. I was a student while the collapse happened and we were grappling with the possibility of being unemployed despite passing out from one of the top ranked institutes in India.” Man of la Book reviews Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith “Child 44″ by Rob Tom Smith is…
Recounts the events in 1921, San Francisco, movie star Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle held a weekend of drunkenness orgy and debauchery, killing Virginia Rappe
A fictional, fast paced page turner, set mostly in days preceding the Normandy invasion in WWII. The story’s unlikely hero is recruited by Churchill for MI5.
Operation Jupiter was a fake plan during World war Ii to draw Nazi forces away from the fronts. A former Boston cop, Boyle plays a fish-out-of-water in England
Mr. Atkins breaths life into these characters, George is not the hard nosed gangster we all thought he was, but a big lug who likes the Sunday funnies
From what I understand, author Jane Singer used Asia Booth’s diary as her basis for this book which makes her take on the events following the assassination of President Lincoln unique.