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Review: The Lost Girls of Paris

By on February 4, 2019

Story: As World War II is ramping up, the British military is working hard to sabotage German efforts in and around France in advance of the Allied invasion. As…

The Lost Girls of Paris Book Cover The Lost Girls of Paris
Pam Jenoff
Park Row
January 29, 2019

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Review: On the Same Page

By on January 16, 2019

Story: Joanna Howes is called to return home to Martha’s Vineyard to play nurse for her injured uncle. A set back during recovery has Joanna facing months of care…

On the Same Page Book Cover On the Same Page
N. D. Galland
William Morrow
December 31, 2018

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Review: Atlas of WWII

By on December 7, 2018

Today, on the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, I have an excellent resource for those of us interested in learning more about WWII. I recently reviewed National…

Atlas of WWII Book Cover Atlas of WWII
National Geographic
October 23, 2018
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Review: The Allies

By on November 20, 2018

Story: The Allies by Winston Groom looks at the lives of the leaders of the three largest Allied forces of WWII. The opening chapters follow Winston Churchill’s rise through…

The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance that Won World War II Book Cover The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance that Won World War II
Winston Groom
National Geographic
November 13, 2018

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Review: Visual Atlas of the World

By on November 6, 2018

When was the last time you used a physical, printed map? No zooming in and out, no street view, no search boxes. I absolutely love geography and the physical…

Visual Atlas of the World, 2nd Edition: Fully Revised and Updated
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Society
September 19, 2017