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An intimate portrait of a friendship severed by history, and a sweeping saga of wartime, motherhood, and legacy by an award-winning novelist   East Village, 1989 Things had never been easy between Ava Fisher and her estranged mother Ilse. Too many questions hovered between them: Who was Ava’s father? Where had Ilse been during the […]

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These fiction and nonfiction books reveal the invaluable work that female spies performed during World War II. Now that’s girl power. Click for More Books About Female Spies in World War II.   Want more content like this? Click below to subscribe to our weekly eNewsletter to discover the hottest upcoming books that will drive […]

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From love stories to heartbreaking tales, these historical fiction novels set during World War II are sure to entertain your patrons while also educating them about that tumultuous period. Click for More World War II Historical Fiction.   Want more content like this? Click below to subscribe to our weekly eNewsletter to discover the hottest […]

Today’s Lunch Lit excerpt  is Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed by Leslie Maitland. It tells the true tale of love lost during WWII and then found again fifty years later when a daughter’s investigative journey reunites her mother with her teenage sweetheart. A true story that reads like […]