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Within These Walls of Sorrow

Book Review Within These Walls of Sorrow by Amanda BarrattHistorication Fiction | WWII Fiction “There is evil and there is good and there is the space between. We are given free will to choose where we stand. Evil thrives when good men choose the space between.” — Within These Walls of Sorrow Reader’s Thoughts: Within …

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The Three Lives of Alix St Pierre

Book Review The Three Lives of Alix St Pierre by Natasha LesterHistorical Fiction | WWII After reading my first Natasha Lester novel, The Paris Secret, last year, I knew that this was an author whose books would continue to grace my bookshelves for a long time to come. And this newest novel by Lester, The …

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The Blackout Book Club

Book Review The Blackout Book Club by Amy Lynn GreenHistorical Fiction | Christian Fiction Amy Lynn Green has been on my auto-buy list since her debut novel, Things We Didn’t Say. But when I saw the blurb for her newest novel, The Blackout Book Club, I knew we were in for a real treat. A …

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The Lost Melody

Book Review The Lost Melody by Joanna Davidson PolitanoHistorical Fiction | Christian Fiction The Lost Melody is a gothic, haunting read had me absolutely captivated from the first paragraph. With its beautiful writing, anxiety-inducing plot twists, and Christian faith-based themes, I’m predicting a Christy nomination for this one! Reader’s Thoughts: “One day in late May …

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The Call of the Wrens

Book Review The Call of the Wrens by Jenni L Walsh A few months back, I saw some of my favorite historical fiction authors posting about an upcoming book, The Call of the Wrens, that was hitting shelves in November. I immediately hurried over to Netgalley to request an advance copy for myself. And let …

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Cradles of the Reich

Book Review Cradles of the Reich by Jennifer Coburn Reader’s Thoughts: The first time I heard of “Lebensborn” was while watching an episode of The Man in the High Castle. (Funnily enough, this is mentioned in the author’s note as Coburn’s experience as well!) So when I read the premise for this new novel, Cradles …

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The German Wife

Book Review The German Wife by Kelly Rimmer The New York Times bestselling author of The Warsaw Orphan returns with a gripping novel inspired by the true story of Operation Paperclip: a controversial secret US intelligence program that employed former Nazis after WWII. (From the publisher.) Reader’s Thoughts: The German Wife may be my new favorite historical fiction read from 2022. With …

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When the Day Comes

Book Review When the Day Comes by Gabrielle Meyer Libby has been given a powerful gift: to live one life in 1774 Colonial Williamsburg and the other in 1914 Gilded Age New York City. When she falls asleep in one life, she wakes up in the other. While she’s the same person at her core …

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The Messy Lives of Book People

Book Review The Messy Lives of Book People by Phaedra Patrick When a famous author, Essie Starling, passes away, she leaves a shocking request for her housecleaner — to complete her final novel. But can Liv finish it in time? And better yet, can she unlock Essie’s secrets and give her characters the perfect ending …

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Never Coming Home

Book Review Never Coming Home by Hannah Mary McKinnon A non-stop psychological thriller that kept me up past bedtime, wildly inhaling chapters. This was one book that I could not put down!