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    The Takeaway Men by Meryl Ain – A Book Blitz

    With a stunning cover and a compelling storyline, Meryl Ain’s historical fiction novel The Takeaway Men has earned a place in my TBR book pile. Read on to learn more about this moving tale about two sisters’ search for truth in this story that is the result of her life-long research into the Holocaust. THE TAKEAWAY MEN By Meryl Ain Publisher: SparkPressPub Date: August 4th, 2020Pages: 265 pagesCategories: Historical / Jewish Literature / Sibling Fiction / Holocaust SYNOPSIS With the cloud of the Holocaust still looming over them, twin sisters Bronka and Johanna Lubinski and their parents arrive in the US from a Displaced Persons Camp. In the years after…

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    Book Review: The Orphan’s Tale

    I’m always intrigued by fact-based historical fiction and The Orphan’s Tale was inspired by two stories from WWII: that of a German circus who hid Jews among their performers, and one of the Nazis filling rail cars with Jewish babies from their families. One tale heroic, one horrific, both inspired an amazing book. If you haven’t read Pam Jenoff before, you are in for a treat; she is a master at creating characters and stories from factual accounts and histories. Read on for my review of her newest book, The Orphan’s Tale.   The Orphan’s Tale Publisher: Harlequin (US & Canada) Genre: General Fiction/Historical Fiction Pub Date 21 Feb 2017 336 pages   Synopsis A powerful novel of…