Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke

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Release Date: January 2, 2018

Publisher: Tyndale

ISBN: 9781496410962

Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance / World War II

About the Book:

For American Claire Stewart, joining the French Resistance sounded as romantic as the storylines she hopes will one day grace the novels she wants to write. But when she finds herself stranded on English shores, with five French Jewish children she smuggled across the channel before Nazis stormed Paris, reality feels more akin to fear. Continue reading

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Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin

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Release Date: April 2016

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9780800723439

Genre: Fictional / Historical Romance / Mystery

Series: Waves of Glory, Book 2

Sarah Sundin has done it again! She has crafted a fun, inspiring historical novel.

We pick up where we left off in Through Waters Deep just after Pearl Harbor is attacked. The only difference is that this is Lillian and Arch’s story.

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The Girl from the Train by Irma Joubert

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Release Date: November 3, 2015

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 9780529102379

Genre: Fiction/Historical/General

The Girl from the Train was originally published in Afrikaans in South Africa, where it became a bestseller, before traveling to the Netherlands, where it also became a bestseller. Now it has it has been translated and many more readers will have the opportunity to enjoy this story. Continue reading

Through Waters Deep by Sarah Sundin

Series: Waves of Freedom

Release Date: July 2015

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9780800723422

Genre: Historical Romance, Fiction, Mystery

Calling all Nancy Drews! Through Waters Deep by Sarah Sundin is truly remarkable. It’s a mixture of a Nancy Drew mystery with a bit of romance and lots of history. The author uses realistic characters that will make you feel as if you are part of their everyday lives. Readers will find themselves staying up until the wee hours in the morning just to see what occurs next. Laughter, crying, joy, and excitement may also be experienced. This is a must-read for everyone and I pray that it will deepen appreciation for the U.S. Navy. Continue reading

Time to Choose by Dawn Kazmierzak and Hilda Gutwein

Release Date: March 24, 2014 (Kindle)

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 978-1-4908-3049-0 (sc)

ISBN: 978-1-4908-3048-3 (hc)

ISBN: 978-1-4908-3050-6 (e)

Genre: Political, Non-Fiction. Biography, Memoir

The average 12-year-old girl thinks about what she’ll wear to school and boys. When Hilda was 12-years-old, she was working hard on the family farm in Eastern Europe, lived under a constantly changing government influences, and wondered if she would even make it turn thirteen. Time to Choose: Growing Up under Hitler and Watching History Repeat Itself tells us exactly what it’s about. Through the voice of her daughter, Dawn, comes the story of a Christian family’s life in war-torn Eastern Europe and their journey to America, the land of the free. Continue reading

Thief of Glory by Sigmund Brouwer

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Release Date: August 19, 2014

Publisher: Waterbrook Multnomah

ISBN-10: 0307446492

ISBN-13: 9780307446497

Genre: Fiction, Historical, World War II

When I first received this book, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I am fascinated by the stories of World War II so I knew a little bit of what to expect and that it wasn’t going to be an easy read. I wasn’t at all familiar with how life was for the Dutch that were living in what been Dutch-occupied Indonesia. It very eye-opening and will reveal what war expects of children in the maelstrom. I learned a lot through the eyes of Jeremiah Prins. This, however, will forever be added to my bookshelf.
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