Posts Tagged: War Times

Apr 16 2018
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Review for Come from Away by Genevieve Graham

Review for Come from Away by Genevieve Graham

Come from Away by Genevieve Graham Published by Simon & Schuster on April 24th 2018 Genres: Adult, Historical, Romance, Fiction, War Times Pages: 352 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

From the bestselling author of Tides of Honour and Promises to Keep comes a poignant novel about a young couple caught on opposite sides of the Second World War.

In the fall of 1939, Grace Baker’s three brothers, sharp and proud in their uniforms, board Canadian ships headed for a faraway war. Grace stays behind, tending to the homefront and the general store that helps keep her small Nova Scotian community running. The war, everyone …

Jan 05 2018
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Review for As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner

Review for As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner

As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner Published by Berkley Books on February 6th 2018 Genres: Adult, Historical, Fiction, War Times Pages: 400 Source: BookishFirst Buy on Amazon Goodreads

In 1918, Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as its young men went off to fight in the Great War, there were opportunities for a fresh start on its cobblestone streets. Into this bustling town, came Pauline Bright and her husband, filled with hope that they could now give their three daughters—Evelyn, Maggie, and Willa—a chance at a better life.

But just months after they arrive, the Spanish Flu reaches the shores of America. As the pandemic claims …