YA book review

Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse

I'm back again with another WWII historical fiction novel, which seems to be one of my favorite genres of late. This is written for a YA audience, but like Salt to the Sea, adults will also enjoy reading it. Girl in the Blue Coat will be published April 5, 2016. The story takes place in… Continue reading Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse

Adult Fiction book review

The Railwayman’s Wife by Ashley Hay

The Railwayman's Wife will be published April 5, 2016. The story takes place in the town of Thirroul, in 1948, on the coast of New South Wales. The author's vivid descriptions of the water, the library, the train station, and the beach really help the atmosphere of the book, allowing readers to imagine such beauty. Anikka (Ani) Lachlan, wife… Continue reading The Railwayman’s Wife by Ashley Hay

Adult Fiction book review

Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf

Married for many years and with twins in their first year of college, Sarah and Jack Quinlan live a pretty normal life. Sarah feels like she knows her husband pretty well. However, when Jack's aunt Julia is in a tragic accident, Jack and Sarah make their first trip back to Jack's hometown of Penny Gate to… Continue reading Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf