The Island of Sea Women

By Lisa See - Published 2019



Life for women in Jeju, a remote Korean island, is very different than in other places. Here women are the breadwinners, working outside ...Read Review

The Parisians

By Marius Gabriel - Published 2019


In Paris on the eve of the Nazi invasion, the Ritz Hotel is the center of life for the rich and famous and ...Read Review

Flora’s War

By Audrey Reimann - Published 2017


In 1940s Scotland, Flora Macdonald meets sailor Andrew Stewart when she is on the run from a reform school, having been put there ...Read Review

The Bluebird Girls

By Rosie Archer - Published 2019


Hampshire 1939. World War II has started, and three young girls are about to have their worlds turned upside-down. Rainey and her mother are ...Read Review

Captain Rosalie

By Timothee de Fombelle - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

Five-year-old Rosalie lives in a French village with her mother, who has had to work in a nearby factory since her father went ...Read Review

Resistance Women: A Novel

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2019


Beginning in 1929, Resistance Women follows the life of Mildred Fish Harnack, an American literary scholar married to the brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, ...Read Review

Island Song

By Madeleine Bunting - Published 2019


Island Song is set partly in the present day and partly during the Second World War. The main story features Helene, a young ...Read Review

The Light from the Dark Side of the Moon: A Novel

By Norman G. Gautreau - Published 2019


In 2014 Boston, 92-year-old Henry Budge, a retired, widowed history professor and WWII veteran, wants to attend the 70th D-Day ceremonies in France. But ...Read Review

Death Beneath the Waves

By Anthony Palmiotti - Published 2019



In January 1942, U-124 sets sail toward what are considered to be easy targets—ships paralleling the Eastern Seaboard that have not yet been ...Read Review

The Road to Grantchester

By James Runcie - Published 2019


England, 1938. Eighteen-year-old Sidney Chambers’ life is filled with “study, friendship, peace and parties,” but that changes when WWII begins and Sidney and his ...Read Review

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