Book Review: The Girl They Left Behind

*I received this book from the publisher.* Title: The Girl They Left Behind Author: Roxanne Veletzos Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: October 9, 2018 ISBN: 9781501187681 Synopsis from Goodreads: On a freezing night in January 1941, a little Jewish girl is found on the steps of an apartment building in Bucharest. With Romania recently allied withContinue reading “Book Review: The Girl They Left Behind”

Review: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Manhattan Beach Author: Jennifer Egan Publisher: Scribner Publication Date: October 3, 2017 ISBN: 9781476716732 Synopsis from Goodreads: Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of a man who, sheContinue reading “Review: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan”

Review: The Trick Emanuel Bergmann

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Trick Author: Emanuel Bergmann Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: September 17, 2017 ISBN: 9781501155826 Synopsis from Goodreads: Sweeping between Prague during World War II and modern day Los Angeles, this deeply moving debut follows a young Jewish man in 1934 whoContinue reading “Review: The Trick Emanuel Bergmann”

Review: The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The German Girl Author: Armando Lucas Correa Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: October 18, 2016 ISBN: 9781501121142 Synopsis from Goodreads: In 1939 before everything changed, Hannah Rosenthal lived a charmed life. Her family moved in Berlin’s highest social circles, admired byContinue reading “Review: The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa”

Review: Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Everyone Brave is Forgiven Author: Chris Cleave Publisher: Bond Street Books Publication Date: May 3, 2016 ISBN: 9780385685023 Synopsis from Goodreads: It’s 1939 and Mary, a young socialite, is determined to shock her blueblood political family by volunteering for the warContinue reading “Review: Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave”

Review: The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

*I received this book from Simon & Schuster CA in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Japanese Lover Author: Isabel Allende Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: November 3, 2015 ISBN: 9781501116971   Synopsis from Goodreads: In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis, young Alma Belasco’s parents send her away to liveContinue reading “Review: The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende”

Blog Tour: These Good Hands by Carol Bruneau

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: These Good Hands Author: Carol Bruneau Publisher: Cormorant Books Publication Date: April 1, 2015 ISBN: 9781770864276 Synopsis from Goodreads: Set in the early autumn of 1943, These Good Hands interweaves the biography of French sculptor Camille Claudel and the story of theContinue reading “Blog Tour: These Good Hands by Carol Bruneau”