Do you like novels that make you shed a whole lot of tears? Do I have the book for you! With The Great Alone, author Kristin Hannah (who also wrote The Nightingale) delivers a heartwrenching story about love, family and resilience, set in the rugged Alaskan wilderness. Continue reading
What would motivate a man to abandon society to live alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years? Author Michael Finkel does his best to answer this and many other questions in this study of Christopher Knight, “the last true hermit.” Continue reading
World War II Italy is the setting for “Beneath a Scarlet Sky,” an engrossing novel based on the wartime experiences of teenager Pino Lella. Although it’s based on actual events, it reads like a thriller that has a lot of suspense and a lot of heart. Continue reading
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Set in England during WWII, “The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir” focuses on the war’s impact on a small group of women as told through fictitious journal entries and letters to family and friends. Continue reading
From the author of the Twilight series comes a highly entertaining thriller. But don’t worry – there’s not a single teenage vampire in sight. Continue reading
For our next discussion book, I thought we’d go back to fiction. It’s a story set during one of my favorite time periods – World War II. The book is “Beneath a Scarlet Sky: A Novel” by Mark Sullivan and here’s the info from the book jacket: Continue reading