Can’t I Go Instead

By Lee Geum-yi - Published 2023


In the near-feudal Korea of the 1920s, Chaeryeong, a nobleman’s daughter, is to be given a peasant girl as a “birthday present.” ...Read Review

The Long March Home

By Marcus Brotherton - By Tosca Lee - Published 2023


Jimmy “Prop” Propfield, Hank Wright, and Billy Crockett are three teenage friends growing up around Mobile, Alabama at the end of the 1930s. ...Read Review

Red Sky Over Hawaii: A Novel

By Sara Ackerman - Published 2020


World War II is up close and personal for Lana Hitchcock in the December 1941 setting of Red Sky Over Hawaii. A young betrayed ...Read Review

Alice By Heart

By Steven Sater - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

The Blitz has reduced Alice Spencer’s London to rubble, forcing her and her ever-constant friend Alfred into the Underground for safety. Here ...Read Review

Battle Stations

By Roger Jewett - Published 2020



Navy Captain Andrew Troost is a consummate professional bound for high command, but is married to his career more than to his alcoholic, ...Read Review

Rip to the Rescue

By Miriam Halahmy - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Set in 1940s London, this gripping novel about a 13-year-old holds the interest of adults and children alike. Jack serves as a bike ...Read Review

A Map of the Damage

By Sophia Tobin - Published 2020


Tobin has created a scintillating novel of smoke and mirrors set in the glass-loaded Mirrormakers Club in London. Two narratives weave around each ...Read Review

A Death in Mayfair (The DCI Frank Merlin Series)

By Mark Ellis - Published 2019



This is the third in Mark Ellis’s DCI Frank Merlin series, set in London in WW2. The action takes place over two ...Read Review

To Wake the Giant: A Novel of Pearl Harbor

By Jeff Shaara - Published 2020



With no job prospects in Depression-era Palatka, Florida, 19-year-old Tommy Biggs joins the Navy, becomes a hospital apprentice, and is posted to the ...Read Review

War Stories

By Gordon Korman - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Trevor Firestone is a 12-year-old obsessed with World War II video games, and he spends hours blowing up Nazi tanks and gunning down ...Read Review

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