WWII

Memories of Glass

By Melanie Dobson - Published 2019

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

1942, Amsterdam. Josie is a young student working with her brother to move money in support of the Dutch underground. Their childhood friend Eliese ...Read Review

Mad Hatter

By Amanda Hale - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Hale’s novel is a fictionalized version of her own family’s history. Christopher Brooke is jailed in Britain in 1940 under Regulation 18B ...Read Review

The Girl with the Leica

By Ann Goldstein (trans.) - By Helena Janeczek - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This fictionalized true-life story of Gerda Taro (born Gerta Pohorylle), the first woman photojournalist killed in war, is told by three of her ...Read Review

Cape (The League of Secret Heroes)

By Kate Hannigan - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Josie O’Malley loves puzzles and superhero comics. She wonders where all the superheroes went—Fantomah, Black Cat, and others used to protect ...Read Review

Room for One More

By Monique Polak - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Rosetta Wolfson, second oldest in a family of three girls, loves to listen in on other people’s conversations. She is under the ...Read Review

The Colonel’s Wife

By Rosa Liksom - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Rosa Liksom’s novel is amazing, powerful, and remarkable, and everyone should read it, including, again, me. The Finnish author delves deeply into ...Read Review

Summerland

By Lucy Adlington - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Young Brigitta, an Austrian Jewish girl who suffered hardship and cruelty when the German Nazis invaded Austria, including the death of her mother, ...Read Review

Land Beyond the Sea

By Kevin Major - Published 2019

Genres:

MilitaryNautical

In late 1942 German submarines prowl the North Atlantic, all the way to the channels around Newfoundland. There, U-boat 69 has a deadly encounter with ...Read Review

Secrets of the Homefront Girls

By Kate Thompson - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

Secrets of the Homefront Girls is a vivid, sprawling family saga set in the East End of London during the Blitz, a setting ...Read Review

Allies

By Alan Gratz - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Sixteen-year-old Dee Carpenter lands on Omaha Beach in the chaos of the first landings in Normandy and is immediately confronted with the violence ...Read Review