Book Review: The Light Between Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Light Between Worlds Author: Laura E. Weymouth Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: October 23, 2018 ISBN: 9780062696878 Synopsis from Goodreads:Five years ago, Evelyn and Philippa Hapwell cowered from air strikes in a London bomb shelter. But that night took a turnContinue reading “Book Review: The Light Between Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth”

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: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Warlight Author: Michael Ondaatje Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Publication Date: May 8, 2018 ISBN: 9780771073786 Synopsis from Goodreads: In a narrative as beguiling and mysterious as memory itself–shadowed and luminous at once–we read the story of fourteen-year-old Nathaniel, and his older sister,Continue reading “Review: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje”

Review: Shadow Child by Rahna Reiko Rizzuto

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Shadow Child Author: Rahna Reiko Rizzuto Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: May 8, 2018 ISBN: 9781538711453 Synopsis from Goodreads: A haunting and suspenseful literary tale set in 1970s New York City and World War II-era Japan, about three strong women, theContinue reading “Review: Shadow Child by Rahna Reiko Rizzuto”

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: A Reunion of Ghosts by Judith Claire Mitchell

Title: A Reunion of Ghosts Author: Judith Claire Mitchell Publisher: Harper Publication Date: March 2015 ISBN: 9780062355881   Synopsis from Goodreads: In the waning days of 1999, the Alter sisters—Lady, Vee, and Delph—finalize their plans to end their lives. Their reasons are not theirs alone; they are the last in a long line of Alters whoContinue reading “Review: A Reunion of Ghosts by Judith Claire Mitchell”

Review: Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse

*I received this book on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Girl in the Blue Coat Author: Monica Hesse Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Publication Date:  April 5, 2016 ISBN: 9780316260602 Synopsis from Goodreads: Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days finding and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, nights hidingContinue reading “Review: Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse”

Review: Night by Elie Wiesel

Title: Night Author: Elie Wiesel Publication Date: 2006 Publisher: Hill and Wang ISBN: 9780374500016 Synopsis from Goodreads: Night is a work by Elie Wiesel about his experience with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–1945, at the height of the Holocaust and toward the end of the Second WorldContinue reading “Review: Night by Elie Wiesel”