Children of the Stars

I originally discovered Children of the Stars on GoodReads under the title, Los Niños de la Estrella Amarilla, and I was intrigued.  I knew my Spanish vocabulary wasn’t going to be good enough to read a full novel, particularly one with a lot of WWII-specific vocabulary, but I was intrigued by the title and summary and wished I […]

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The Land Beneath Us

Sarah Sundin’s final novel in the “Sunrise at Normandy” trilogy ties up the stories of the Paxton brothers during WWII–one by plane, one by sea, one by land, each fighting for freedom.

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Cilka’s Journey

This was a hard book to read and even harder to formulate a response/review on.  The sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Cilka’s Journey also deals with some very heavy themes.  While there is hope throughout the novel, I was nauseous during the majority of reading it, imagining what it must have been like.  I think […]

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The Sky Above Us

The Sky Above Us by Sarah Sundin is the second book in a new series by this fantastic author.  Somehow I missed the first book in this series, but this book worked fine as a stand-alone.

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The Lost Castle

The Lost Castle by Kristy Cambron was not what I had expected when I started it, but it was wonderful.  I had not looked into what the story was about, or even read the back of the cover, so I did not realize that it was a split-time story.  Now, if you’ve followed me for […]

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The Crooked Path

The Crooked Path by Irma Joubert is the sequel to Child of the River, both of which are published by Thomas Nelson and set in South Africa during the mid-1900s. This was such a beautiful book! Joubert takes us on a heartfelt, emotional journey through the lives of a group of friends growing up in South […]

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When Tides Turn

When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin is the third book in the “Waves of Freedom” series.  I read this series out of order but every book made sense by itself.  I enjoyed this series immensely because I could tell there was a lot of research put into each book, and each character was unique and […]

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