World War II | Reviews

Fiction
Ann Ronald

Jack 1939

Imagine young Jack Kennedy as a spy, commandeered by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Winston Churchill to innocuously roam Europe and uncover nefarious warmongering plots. Imagine

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History
Neal Ferguson

Those Angry Days

Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941 In April 1939 Charles Lindbergh strode into FDR’s White House Office. The

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Letters from Skye

During the eighteenth century, when readers were still unsure whether or not the new genre of the novel was a legitimate literary form, epistolary novels

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The Invisible Bridge
Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Invisible Bridge

Any book that follows the lives of European Jewish men and women during the years before and during the Holocaust necessarily traces an unhappy downward

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Dan Erwine

Blackout and All Clear

Connie Willis is one of the leading figures in science-fiction today. Her recent time-travel novels Blackout and All Clear (2010) won both the Hugo and

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Next to Love – Revisited

Never judge a book by its cover, especially if it’s Ellen Feldman’s Next to Love, which at first glance would appear to be just another

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Next to Love

You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye, Who cheer when soldier lads march by Sneak home and pray you’ll never know The hell where youth and

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Between Shades of Gray

Between Shades of Gray, Ruta Sepetys’ debut novel is not to be missed. It’s been published as a young adult novel, but it is a

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Biography
Sunny Solomon

An Uncommon Friendship

Just when we think we’ve read all the Holocaust books that we can, Bernard Rosner and Frederic Tubach come up with a book that almost

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