Cilka’s Journey (The Tattooist of Auschwitz #2) by Heather Morris @StMartinsPress #bookreview #historicalfiction #WWII #Holocaust

Her beauty saved her — and condemned her.Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp in 1942, where the commandant immediately notices how beautiful she is. Forcibly separated from the other women prisoners, Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly taken, equals survival. When the war is over and … Continue reading Cilka’s Journey (The Tattooist of Auschwitz #2) by Heather Morris @StMartinsPress #bookreview #historicalfiction #WWII #Holocaust

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Book review: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (0375707972)

It is a tragic story of lost innocence, guilt, and regret. Hanna is a mysterious older woman who becomes involved with a young, 15-year old boy named Michael. Michael is drawn in by Hanna's mystery and enjoys reading to her during their meetings. When Hanna appears again a few years later--to Michael's horror and surprise--she … Continue reading Book review: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (0375707972)