WWII

A Sister’s Song

By Molly Green - Published 2020

Genres:

Saga

The second in Green’s The Victory Sisters series, this wartime saga has Suzanne Linfoot, a talented violinist, joining the Entertainments National Service ...Read Review

Across the Winding River

By Aimie K. Runyan - Published 2020

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Aimie K. Runyan’s latest novel is told in three points of view, and the lives of these three characters intersect as the ...Read Review

Creatures of Charm and Hunger (The Diabolist’s Library)

By Molly Tanzer - Published 2020

Genres:

Historical Fantasy

Towards the end of WWII, in a remote English village, two girls are being groomed to join the Société des Éclairées, ...Read Review

The Day My Grandfather Was a Hero

By Paulus Hochgatterer - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

March 1945, Lower Austria.  Cornelia (Nelli) Deinhardt is a thirteen-year-old girl, whose family, it seems, had been killed in an Allied air raid in ...Read Review

Villa of Delirium

By Adrien Goetz - By Natasha Lehrer (trans.) - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Villa of Delirium is a literary novel, originally published in French, that brings to life the hypnotic story of one family—the Reinachs—...Read Review

The Summer We Found the Baby

By Amy Hest - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

A baby in a basket, a first lady, and three precocious children are the ingredients of Amy Hest’s novel seton Long Island ...Read Review

The Lost Lights of St Kilda

By Elisabeth Gifford - Published 2020

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St Kilda is a tiny archipelago, the remnants of an ancient volcano, in the North Atlantic 40 miles west of the westernmost of the ...Read Review

The Light in Hidden Places

By Sharon Cameron - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Przemysl, Poland, 1943. This incredible true story of survival centers on Stefania Podgórska, the teenage girl who hid thirteen Jews in the attic ...Read Review

Sachiko

By Shūsaku Endō - By Van C. Gessel (trans.) - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Endō Shūsaku is enjoying a renaissance among readers worldwide. His best-known novel, Silence, was adapted into a feature film by acclaimed director ...Read Review

Women of Steel: The Feisty Factory Sisters Who Helped Win the War

By Michelle Rawlins - Published 2020

Genres:

Nonfiction

If you are looking for an exemplary piece of oral history, here it is.  Women of Steel is based on interviews with twenty ...Read Review