Past to Paper: The Homefront, Britain WWII

Welcome back to Past to Paper! I'm super excited to share this month's topic with you. Women at the Homefront during both World Wars in all countries is a topic that I love to study and read about. I find it fascinating how the world kept turning during such horrible times. It really goes to … Continue reading Past to Paper: The Homefront, Britain WWII

Swearing in German in The Book Thief

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak ADD IT ON GOODREADS 5/5 STARS Genre: Historical Fiction, War Author: Markus Zusah Published: 2008 {1st pub. 2005} Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia Pages: 584 {paperback} Original review on Goodreads **To see any spoilers, click on the provided link and you'll be redirected to the review on Goodreads where the … Continue reading Swearing in German in The Book Thief

Exploring My Bookshelves: Sprautumn

You're probably wondering what exactly happened with my title, well this week's thing is about Spring but of course it's Autumn for me! So I'm mashing the two together and we're going to see what happens. Exploring My Bookshelves is a weekly meme co-hosted by Shannon @ For The Love of Words and Victoria @ … Continue reading Exploring My Bookshelves: Sprautumn

Extreme Fangirling in Iron to Iron

Iron to Iron by Ryan Graudin ADD IT ON GOODREADS 5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction (alternate), Fantasy Author: Ryan Graudin Published: March 2016 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pages: 113 {e-books} Original review on Goodreads Iron to Iron I am so excited that this is a thing!! There were so many questions left … Continue reading Extreme Fangirling in Iron to Iron

Stepping Back in Time in The Butterfly and the Violin

The Butterfly and the Violin by Kristy Cambron ADD IT ON GOODREADS 4.5/5 stars Genre: Historical Fiction, War Author: Kristy Cambron Published: July 2014 Publisher: Thomas Nelson Pages: 329 {paperback} Original review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Such a beautiful and heart wrenching story of a talented violinist who ends up in Auschwitz. I loved the … Continue reading Stepping Back in Time in The Butterfly and the Violin

Exploring My Bookshelves: History in Books

Exploring My Bookshelves is a weekly meme co-hosted by Shannon @ For the Love of Words and Victoria @ Addlepates and Book Nerds. Each week we're given a new theme and we get to feature one book on our shelves and talk about it for a bit. It's really fun and a good way to … Continue reading Exploring My Bookshelves: History in Books

Waiting on Wednesday [#3]

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine. Basically, each Wednesday we have permission to do some serious flailing about in our excitement about one (just one) book that is an up and coming release! Yay! Now for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by The … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday [#3]

Reaching for Tissues in The Railway Man

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The Railway Man by Eric Lomax ADD IT ON GOODREADS 5/5 STARS Genre: Historical Non-Fiction, Memoir, War Author: Eric Lomax Published: January 2014 Publisher: Vintage Pages: 336 Original review on Goodreads **To see any spoilers click on the provided link to be redirected to my review on Goodreads where the spoiler will … Continue reading Reaching for Tissues in The Railway Man