Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale

France, 1939 In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn’t believe that the Nazis will invade France...but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon… Continue reading Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale

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Geraldine Brooks, Year of Wonders

Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague is a 2001 international bestselling historical fiction novel by Geraldine Brooks. It was chosen as both a New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book. (As per https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_of_Wonders) The novel is written in the point of view of a housemaid named Anna Frith, on what she lives… Continue reading Geraldine Brooks, Year of Wonders

Ann Patchett, Bel Canto

Now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe. New York Times Bestseller Ann Patchett’s award winning, bestselling novel that balances themes of love and crisis as disparate characters learn that music is their only common language—now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe. “Blissfully romantic…. A terrific, spellcasting story.”… Continue reading Ann Patchett, Bel Canto