Hope in The Happiest Man on Earth | Spoiler-Free Review

The Happiest Man on Earth by Eddie Jaku Genre: Non-Fiction, History, Memoirs Author: Eddie Jaku Published: July 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 208 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Thank you so much to Pan Macmillan for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was a completely … Continue reading Hope in The Happiest Man on Earth | Spoiler-Free Review

Pearls and Nazis in The Pear Thief | Spoiler-Free Review

The Pearl Thief by Fiona McIntosh Genre: Historical Fiction Author: Fiona McIntosh Published: October 2018 Publisher: Penguin Random House Pages: 500 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Absolutely incredible!! Holy wow, this is my first Fiona McIntosh book I've read and I see what I've been missing out on. I loved this! The … Continue reading Pearls and Nazis in The Pear Thief | Spoiler-Free Review

Pluck and Bombs in Dear Mrs Bird | Spoiler-Free Review

Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce Genre: Historical Fiction Author: A. J. Pearce Published: April 2018 Publisher: Picador Pages: 288 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was absolutely brilliant! What a plucky and inspiring wartime novel. I'm thoroughly annoyed with myself that I didn't simply read this sooner. The characters are wonderful … Continue reading Pluck and Bombs in Dear Mrs Bird | Spoiler-Free Review

Printed Bravery in The Ventriloquists | Spoiler-Free Review

The Ventriloquists by E.R. Ramzipoor Genre: Historical Fiction [WWII] Author: E.R. Ramzipoor Published: August 2019 Publisher: Park Row Pages: 544 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Big thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing I mean, first up, I somehow didn't know … Continue reading Printed Bravery in The Ventriloquists | Spoiler-Free Review

Unbelievable Truth in The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz || SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz by Jeremy Dronfield 5/5 STARS Genre: Historical Fiction Author: Jeremy Dronfield Published: January 2019 Publisher: Michael Joseph Pages: 432 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Biggest thanks to Penguin for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts upon Finishing I … Continue reading Unbelievable Truth in The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz || SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

Out-Smarting the Enemy in The Nightingale || BOOK REVIEW

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah 5/5 STARS Genre: Historical Fiction [WWII] Author: Kristin Hannah Published: October 2015 Publisher:┬áSt. Martins Griffin Pages: 564 {trade paperback} Originally posted on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This book was entirely fantastic and I can't believe how well it was put together. The story of the two sisters was beyond … Continue reading Out-Smarting the Enemy in The Nightingale || BOOK REVIEW

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