Tag Archives: World War 2

Three Ring Circus

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs impressed me as a cross between Lost Horizon and Brigadoon with a touch of The Wizard of Oz. I don’t often read young adult books, but every now and then, I … Continue reading

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Art Transends

I was disappointed in The Muralist by B. A. Shapiro. Having enjoyed Shapiro’s previous novel, I had high expectations for her latest book. Set in modern times, the novel is about a young woman named Danielle who works at Christie’s … Continue reading

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Survival

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah tells a sad story about two fictional sisters living in France prior to and during the Nazi occupation in World War II. The sisters are several years apart in age and different in nature. Left … Continue reading

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Unforgettable

The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende was a huge disappointment to me. I have read other books by Allende and did not find this book to be anywhere near the exceptional quality I have come to expect from this author. … Continue reading

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Roll Film

Stardust by Joseph Kanon is a mystery novel set in Hollywood soon after the end of World War II.┬áThis is a spy thriller which kicks off with a GI named Ben receiving word that his brother Danny, a film director, … Continue reading

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