The Girl Who Escaped from Auschwitz by Ellie Midwood is an engrossing book, shining a light on brave heroes we should never forget
The Books of Jacob is a superb masterpiece. In my humble, layperson’s opinion, the book is in the same class as Tolstoy’s War and Peace.
This was a very enjoyable yarn, convincing and lovely. A good story, with a bunch of pop-culture references, just enough tech-talk to make sense
I appreciate what the authors tried, and somewhat succeeded to do in this book. They brought together warriors of past decades and intertwined their fates
The Ghetto Within by Santiago H. Amigorena also deals with issues of identity, as many immigrants do. Are they Argentina? Polish? Polish-Argentinian? Jewish?
The strength of this book is the fantastic research that went into the story, Jewish culture, as well as life in Salerno, the medicine Rebecca used for healing
I appreciated the stress and dangers the protagonists went through. I enjoyed reading about the cultural importance of the ocean, boats, food, and knitting.
The research the author did shine, and I’ve learned several things about Latvia, the region, the way Latvian Jews viewed the Soviets, and a bit of history
While the subject is, indeed, very serious, there’s also playfulness within the narrative. I have no idea how Mr. Uris managed to do that
In this enthralling novel from author Kate Quinn, two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during WWWI