Tag: Jewish

Review Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman

First, thanks to Edelweiss and Balzer and Bray for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  I always am intrigued and fascinated by stories about World War II.  Actually this book is pre-World War II.  It is from Hitler’s rise.  And what was so interesting about the premise of this book is that […]

Posted April 7, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Yes, I know I’m way behind everyone else on this one.  I’ve been meaning to read it for awhile.  But it was a big book, and I just had so many other things to read, that I just kept putting it on the back burner.  Finally I decided that it was time to read it […]

Posted October 25, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

Gateway 5 – Lost by Jacqueline Davies

I was so sure I’d love this. I have really enjoyed all the historical fiction I’ve been reading from going through this award nominee selection process the past 2 years. And while this was mostly interesting, I’m not sure it will really pull in the high school age. I think it might actually be more […]

Posted September 6, 2010 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments