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They Called Us Enemy Review

          GoodReads: The New York Times bestselling graphic memoir from actor/author/activist George Takei returns in a deluxe edition with 16 pages of bonus material! Experience the forces that shaped an American icon — and America itself — in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love. George Takei has captured […]

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Favorite Historical Fiction Books: The First Half of 2019

This post will return when it stops being an ass

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Ike & Kay – Blog Tour

Acclaimed author and managing director of The Times Literary Supplement, James MacManus, creates a compelling historical novel that brings to life an unbelievable but true love story set during the Second World War. In 1942, Cork-born Kay Summersby’s life is changed forever when she is tasked with driving General Eisenhower on his fact-finding visit to wartime […]

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Mini-Review Day!

Hey guys! Haha, I did more donating than shopping this weekend, but I’ll have our charity shop finds up next Sunday. Today I felt like doing some mini-reviews with a few of the books I’ve read this month, and expect my wrap up post on the 31 to have a very long list of books. […]

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JSS Bach- Blog Tour

Blurb: J SS Bach is the story of three generations of women from either side of Germany’s 20th Century horror story – one side, a Jewish family from Vienna, the other linked to a ranking Nazi official at Dachau concentration camp – who suffer the consequences of what men do. Fast forward to 1990s California, and […]

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June Rewind

 My June Reads The Last Tsar’s Dragons Kennig & Gold Remeon’s Quest   The Path Keeper    The Chosen Kingdom of Exiles   Random Attachment The Missing Years The Repenting Serpent The Sea Refuses No River Dream Angus Bride Squad Runaway The Van Apfel Girls are Gone The Starter Wife Akela The Red Labyrinth   […]

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Horizontal Collaboration Blog Tour

  Blurb: “Horizontal Collaboration” is a term used to describe the sexual and romantic relationships that some French women had with members of the occupying German forces during World War II. In this poignant, female-centered graphic novel created by writer/artist duo Carole Maurel and Mademoiselle Navie, the taboo of “sleeping with the enemy” is explored […]

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Blitz Writing ARC Review

GoodReads: Emerging out of the 1940-1941 London Blitz, the drama of these two short works, a novel and a memoir, comes from the courage and endurance of ordinary people met in the factories, streets and lodging houses of a city under bombardment. Inez Holden’s novella Night Shift follows a largely working-class cast of characters for […]

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Kaerou Time to Go Home Review

Thank you B. Jeanne Shibahara for sending this book to me! I am providing my honest review to you all on my blog in exchange! GoodReads Blurb: “In Japan…everywhere…red strings tie all people we meet together. Some strings are weak. Some have tangles. Some strong.” Meryl—Vietnam War widow—misses her grown son, feels left out after […]

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Mini Reviews

  I was going deviate from a review to do this lovely post on how I became a reader and love books so much, but, I just want sinus meds and a nap and to eat soup. So! A couple of mini reviews!! GoodReads Blurb: What would you do if your whole life was a […]