Tag Archives: World War II

The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal

What a wonderful book!  A good friend recommended it to me in the spring and I added it to my summer reading plan. For some reason, a lot of other selections barged their way in and I didn’t decide to … Continue reading

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The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuko

This is the book club book for our June Meeting on the 16th–third Tuesday at 7 pm.  It’s a very short book–only 129 pages.  I’m wondering what the club will think– It’s about Japanese “picture brides” in the 1930s and … Continue reading

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Book Review: La’s Orchestra Saves the World by Alexander McCall Smith

Easy little book to read when you are feeling frazzled with the holidays approaching at breakneck speed.  Takes place in England, primarily during World War II.  “La’s” husband has run off with another woman . . .

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Book Review: The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

Book club met on Tuesday night and we discussed The Postmistress by Sarah Blake. One of our members loved the book and he read it in two nights.  It turned out that he was a rose among thorns because the … Continue reading

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