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Book Review: The True Story of Hansel and Gretel by Louise Murphy

Pages: 320 Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: July 29, 2003 Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: War, Survival, Trust, Hope, Despair, Child Abuse During the last few months of the Nazi occupation in Poland, everyone is on edge waiting for all the devastation to end. Right in the beginning of this book, two Jewish children are left by their father…… Continue reading Book Review: The True Story of Hansel and Gretel by Louise Murphy

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ARC Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Pages: 206 Genre: Historical Fiction/Romance Publication Date:  February 1, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: WWII, Holocaust, Concentration Camps, Abuse, Oppression, Romance, Love, Loss, Survival, Identity, Freedom, Caution This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley and Bonnier Publishing Australia. During WWII, Lale, among so many, is taken away from home and brought to a concentration camp. He is…… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

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Book Review: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

I recently started a Book Bucket List where I have a monthly poll for people to decide what my next read should be. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver was voted as my March 2018 read and here is the review! Pages: 570 Genre: Historical Fiction/Religion/Classic Publication Date: September 24, 1998 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: African Culture, Missionaries, Religion,…… Continue reading Book Review: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

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Book Review: Hill of the Angels by Sue Mayfield

Pages: 194 Genre: Historical Fiction/Coming-of-Age Publication Date:  June 16, 2016 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Friendship, War, Religion/Religious Intolerance, Family, Violence, Death, Domestic Abuse This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. Grace Fowler is the daughter of a parish priest while Abigail Booth is the daughter of farmers. Their friendship begin to blossom at a young age, and…… Continue reading Book Review: Hill of the Angels by Sue Mayfield

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ARC Book Review: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Pages: 435 Genre: Historical Fiction/Coming-of-Age Publication Date:  February 6, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Survival, Domestic Abuse, PTSD, Finding Strength, Family, Loyalty, Relationships, Friendship, Teenage Angst, Loss This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. After years of moving around, the Allbrights have finally settled in the barrenness of Alaska. Thirteen-year-old Leni, her father, Ernt, and her mother,…… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

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Book Bucket List: March 2018 Poll Closed + Winner

The March 2018 poll is closed and the results are in! My March 2018 read will be The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver because you voted! Thank you for those who participated and for those who are loyal readers to my posts. This one has been on the back of my mind for a while, and I can’t wait…… Continue reading Book Bucket List: March 2018 Poll Closed + Winner

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Book Review: Anastasia’s Book of Days by Cindy Maynard

Pages: 183 Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: August 28, 2017 Theme: Family, Independence, Women’s Rights, Wartime, Responsibility Anastasia is always one to try something new and never fears independence. From helping her distraught mother to running the family business, Anastasia does what she can to provide for her family. As ambitious as she is, life in the 1900s…… Continue reading Book Review: Anastasia’s Book of Days by Cindy Maynard

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Envoy of Jerusalem by Helena P. Schrader

Genre: Historical Fiction/Crusades/Religion Number of Pages: 514 Publication Date: July 27, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating:  3 out of 4 stars Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Religion, War, Love To Learn More About the Book, Click: Envoy of Jerusalem on OBC Bookshelves *This was part of the OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day Program and is part of the Blogger…… Continue reading Envoy of Jerusalem by Helena P. Schrader

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Never Cry Again by Jim Cole

Genre: Historical Fiction Number of Pages: 286 Publication Date: July 12, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 4 out of 4 stars Themes: Abuse/Neglect, Overcoming struggles, Losing innocence, Segregation, Acceptance, Survival To Learn More About the Book, Click: Never Cry Again on OBC Bookshelves *This was part of the OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day Program* In the decade of…… Continue reading Never Cry Again by Jim Cole

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Noah’s Wife by T.K. Thorne

Genre: Historical Fiction/Religion Number of Pages: 369 Publication Date: August 5, 2011 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 4 out of 4 stars Themes: Be True to Yourself, Equality To Learn More About the Book, Click: Noah’s Wife on OBC Bookshelves *This was part of the OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day Program* Na’amah’s only dream is to be a shepherdess.…… Continue reading Noah’s Wife by T.K. Thorne