Will of a Tiger by Iris Yang @IrisYang86351 ‏@OpenBooksTitles @book_glow #BookReview #historicalfiction

In 1942, Birch Bai, a Chinese pilot, and Danny Hardy, a downed American pilot, become sworn brothers and best friends. In the summer of 1945, both airmen’s planes go down in Yunnan Province of China during one of many daring missions. They are captured, imprisoned, and tortured by the Japanese for information about the atomic … Continue reading Will of a Tiger by Iris Yang @IrisYang86351 ‏@OpenBooksTitles @book_glow #BookReview #historicalfiction

#BookReview: A Dangerous Woman – The Life of Florence Gould by Susan Ronald @susanron @StMartinsPress

Florence understood instinctively that beauty, as well as money, was power; and she had both in abundance. Florence Gould was an intelligent, conniving, self-centered, savvy business woman, but most of all she was a survivor.  She survived the San Francisco earthquake and fire as a child, a major flood in France, World War I and … Continue reading #BookReview: A Dangerous Woman – The Life of Florence Gould by Susan Ronald @susanron @StMartinsPress

Book review: Hey Kids, Want Some Chocolates?: My Family’s Journey to Freedom by Melitta Strandberg (9781456717933)

"I guess sometimes the search for freedom is enough to keep one alive." Melitta and her family's  experience in Nazi Germany in WWII was something that no one wants to contemplate, but it happened and she has written a short, but stirring memoir about it.  In Weimar, Germany, Melitta was born on September 3, 1944 … Continue reading Book review: Hey Kids, Want Some Chocolates?: My Family’s Journey to Freedom by Melitta Strandberg (9781456717933)

Book review: Hunter, a novel by Campbell Jefferys (9781845493332)

Was Australia a haven for Nazi's? The book starts out with the story of a young, wounded soldier named Peter who deserts the German army in WWII to find refuge with a Polish couple. He is destined to leave Europe and moves to Australia to start a new life under a new name. This is … Continue reading Book review: Hunter, a novel by Campbell Jefferys (9781845493332)