Wartime Brides and Wedding Cakes (Wartime Bakery) by Amy Miller

Somehow, I missed that Wartime Brides and Wedding Cakes is the second in a series. I have not read the first but will rectify that very soon. In this case, it does not matter if you have read the first. This is definitely a standalone novel. Set in a town in the UK during World … Continue reading Wartime Brides and Wedding Cakes (Wartime Bakery) by Amy Miller

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Seven Days of Infamy by Nicholas Best

Seven Days of Infamy takes the reader through the three days before December 7, 1941 and beyond. While this time is still one of the seminal moments of American history, it was just a piece of the puzzle when looking at a worldview of World War Two. In those seven days decisions were being made … Continue reading Seven Days of Infamy by Nicholas Best

Irena’s Children by Tilar Mazzeo

    This was a hard read, but one that I would recommend. There were many heroes who participated in saving of Jewish children in Poland during World War II. Irena Sendler was one of those people. She is credited with saving 2500 children. Her story has been decades coming to life. The author had … Continue reading Irena’s Children by Tilar Mazzeo

Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack by Steve Twomey

Seventy -five years ago most of the world powers were at war. The United States was gearing up for war. Could the US have avoided what appeared to be the inevitable? Could Japan have been convinced to change her course? Was the military to blame? The politicians? The statesmen? Steve Twomey explores those questions and … Continue reading Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack by Steve Twomey