Review

Front Lines

Hate. The word alone made Rio queasy. How do you hate someone you’ve never met? Weren’t the Germans just soldiers doing what they were supposed to do? How could she kill someone like that? Front Lines takes a unique and eye-opening perspective on World War Two – the likes of which I haven’t ever before… Read More Front Lines

Review

Salt to the Sea

While I didn’t quite enjoy this as much as Ruta Sepetys’ debut novel Between Shades of Gray, I still found Salt to the Sea to be an informative and emotional story about one of history’s biggest maritime tragedies. Torpedo strike: Approximately 9:15 pm Passengers on Board: 10,573. Lifeboats: 22. But then I remembered: 10 of… Read More Salt to the Sea

Review

Wolf by Wolf

Once upon a time, there was a girl who lived in a kingdom of death. Wolves howled up her arm. A whole pack of them – made up of tattoo ink and pain, memory and loss. It was the only thing about her that ever stayed the same. Wolf by Wolf is one of the… Read More Wolf by Wolf

Review

Rose Under Fire

Despite loving Wein’s Code Name Verity, I’ll admit that I was a bit hesitant to read the sequel – mostly because I didn’t think I was ready to have my heart torn to shreds again. After forcing myself to give it a go, I think I’ll even say that I ended up liking Rose Under… Read More Rose Under Fire

Review

Code Name Verity

Kiss me Hardy! The raving for Elizabeth Wein’s Code Name Verity is extensive – and not without reason. Within this book, Wein manages to create not only a historical fiction novel, but a complex and haunting novel about friendship, sacrifice, and bravery. While it is definitely a hit-0r-miss novel, the ones who are able to… Read More Code Name Verity