Review: The Sweetness of Forgetting

Available now: The Sweetness of Forgetting by Kristin Harmel ***3.5/5 stars In this classic tale of present meets past, a struggling bakery owner learns that her family’s World War II legacy stretches far beyond her imagining. (Bonus: there’s recipes!) Recommended readers: If you like a bit of chic lit in your historical fiction, If you could use a classic heart warmer, And if you like … Continue reading Review: The Sweetness of Forgetting

Review: The Book Thief

Available now: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak *****5/5 stars Don’t be put off by the young adult category or the experimental format: this one is worth your time. Recommended readers: If you’re open to experimental fiction and alternate formats, If you’re looking for something new and utterly original in Halocaust literature, And if you hope to be completely undone by a book once in … Continue reading Review: The Book Thief