Audiobook Review: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

This has been on my digital audio shelf for over a year and I finally got around to it, and the only thing I have to say is: what took me so long? Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys is a masterfully crafted young adult World War II story about fate, survival, and guilt.Continue reading “Audiobook Review: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys”

Book Traveling Thursdays // Book Featuring Your Favorite Friendship + Special Announcement

Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly feature created by Danielle’s Book Blog and The Girl Who Read Too Much that highlights book covers from around the world. This week, I chose Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. This book not only features one of my favorite friendships, but one of my favorite quotes about friendship. It’s like being in love, discoveringContinue reading “Book Traveling Thursdays // Book Featuring Your Favorite Friendship + Special Announcement”

Waiting on Wednesday #19 // The Fire by Night by Teresa Messineo

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week, I am waiting on The Fire by Night by Teresa Messineo Release Date: January 17, 2017 A powerful and evocative debut novel about two American military nurses during World War II that illuminates the unsungContinue reading “Waiting on Wednesday #19 // The Fire by Night by Teresa Messineo”

Audiobook Review: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (Code Name Verity #2)

If I had to pick a kryptonite, its World War II fiction. This setting in time is fascinating to me on several levels and it’s such a rich period that I find I don’t ever read the same story twice. Both book hangovers that I have been nursing this year were World War II narrativesContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (Code Name Verity #2)”

Waiting on Wednesday #4 // Sirius by Jonathan Crown

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I am waiting on Sirius by Jonathan Crown Release Date: October 4, 2016 A highly original, tragicomic novel as seen through Sirius, an extraordinary dog who helps his Jewish family escape from Germany toContinue reading “Waiting on Wednesday #4 // Sirius by Jonathan Crown”

Book Traveling Thursdays // Favorite Book of 2016 So Far

Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly feature created by Danielle’s Book Blog and The Girl Who Read Too Much that highlights book covers from around the world This week we are celebrating the year being half over by looking at our favorite book of the ear so far. This book came out several years ago but I can’t say enoughContinue reading “Book Traveling Thursdays // Favorite Book of 2016 So Far”