Tag Archives: WWII

2017 Reading Challenge: Book 4

Book 4, a book that became a movie: The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje Let me start by saying that my review will never do this novel justice. This is not a book—it is a piece of artwork. There is … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge: Book 2

 A book that makes you cry, Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay My future MIL gave me this book to read about a year ago because I expressed my love of WWII stories to her. I felt sad that it … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 22

A Graphic Novel: The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman In this graphic novel, Art Spiegleman illustrates his father Vladek Spiegleman’s life before, during, and after surviving World War II as a Jewish prisoner. He depicts the insidiousness of the Nazi … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 20

Book 20: A non-fiction book: In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson Erik Larson has a talent for taking historical facts and framing them within a compelling narrative that keeps … Continue reading

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