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Tears of Amber

By Sofía Segovia - Published 2021

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On 25 March 1938 in the East Prussian city of Königsberg, Adolf Hitler makes a vital speech about Austria’s annexation, but little Ilse ...Read Review

Your Story, My Story

By Connie Palmen - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

With the outcome known from the start, it’s the path we follow to get there that makes this beautifully written ode to ...Read Review

The Devil’s Pawn (Faust 2)

By Oliver Pötzsch - Published 2021

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It’s 1518 in Europe, a time when kings are made, and the church wields spiritual as well as economic power. Johann Faust is ...Read Review

The Inheritance of Lion Hall (The Inheritance 1)

By Corina Bomann - Published 2021

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One of the pleasures of Bomann’s well-crafted book is the setting in Sweden, 1913-1915. Readers learn about Swedish society, including differences between ...Read Review

Gerta: A Novel

By Kateřina Tučková - By Véronique Firkusny (trans.) - Published 2021

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Literary

The upheaval begins for Gerta Schnirch in the first year of secondary school when her beloved art teacher is let go and she ...Read Review

Fires of Change (The Fire Blossom Saga)

By Kate Northrup (trans.) - By Sarah Lark - Published 2020

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Saga

Fires of Change is the second book in the Fire Blossom Saga. It is 1863, and friends Cat and Ida have made a success ...Read Review

A Single Swallow

By Zhang Ling - Published 2020

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Literary

On the day the Japanese emperor announces his nation’s surrender to the Allied forces, three quite different men, in the unbridled exaltation ...Read Review

The Empress: A Novel

By Laura Martínez-Belli - Published 2020

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Biographical FictionSaga

Wanting to establish Mexico as a part of France, in 1863 Napoleon appoints Archduke Maximilian of Austria as emperor. Maximilian and his wife, Charlotte, ...Read Review

An Artificial Light (The Photographer’s Saga)

By Petra Durst-Benning - Published 2020

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Saga

This is the sequel to The Photographer, continuing Mimi Reventlow’s story as a photographer in 1911 Laichingen, Germany. Mimi is on cloud nine, ...Read Review

The Photographer (The Photographer’s Saga)

By Edwin Miles (trans.) - By Petra Durst-Benning - Published 2020

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Saga

Mimi Reventlow rejects a marriage proposal in 1905 Esslingen, Germany, because she has no desire to become a housewife. She wants to follow in ...Read Review