What an amazing and heartbreaking historical fiction book by author Pam Jenoff. Sadie and her family are forced to live in a ghetto in Krakow, Poland as the country is under German control in WWII. Ella is living in Krakow and is living with her overbearing step mother in her family home. To further hide from the German’s, Sadie and her mother have to flee to the underground sewers with another family. It is unbelievable that people had to go to such lengths to survive and un
You know summer is around the corner when Mary Kay Andrews new book comes out. This one is set in a Florida beach town where Letty and her niece Maya flee to after Maya’s mother is killed. Tanya told Letty that if she was ever murdered to take Maya and run. Letty ends us staying in a motel that is where retirees and snowbirds stay and they are a close knit group that doesn’t like Letty joining them. There is a murder, romance, mystery, and a great cast of characters. This is
I really enjoy Chanel Cleeton’s books and this was no exception. This story is based around three amazing women at the end of the 19th century. Evangelina Cisneros is the real person the book is based around. I love these fact/fiction books. This book is again well researched by the author. I really was not aware of these events in Cuba and I really appreciated being able to learn more about the fight for Cuba’s independence. A must read for lovers of historical fiction.
Thank you @suzyapprovedbooktours for my free review copy of this book! This was the first book I have read that is set during the pandemic. It was thought provoking to remember where things stood a year ago. It was also interesting that so many things mentioned are now routine for us. Social distancing, masking, frequent hand washing are just part of life. It was intriguing to see how these characters managed through the pandemic. In the beginning of the book Linnea loses her
Autumn is spending the summer with her mother in the beach town where she grew up and there is a lot going on in Autumn’s life. Her husband has been working covertly overseas and has now been missing for over a year. Every summer Autumn and her two teenage children head to Grandma’s but this year, more than ever, the family members have big issues/secrets they are all dealing with in each of their lives. To complicate Autumn’s life even further her teenage crush has also move
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