Book Review: When We Were Young and Brave by Hazel Gaynor

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ TW: confinement, mild torture, sexual assault When We Were Young and Brave by Hazel Gaynor was my favorite read in January and a major backlist read. Historical fiction is saturated with WWII stories, but this one really stands out. Set in China during the Japanese occupation, When We Were Young and Brave tellsContinue reading “Book Review: When We Were Young and Brave by Hazel Gaynor”

Book Review: Miss Graham’s Cold War Cookbook by Celia Rees

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Tuesday evening I finished one of the best historical fiction novels I have ever read.  Miss Graham’s Cold War Cookbook by Celia Rees will easily make my 2020 Top 10 and may even secure a spot as one of my all-time favorites.  Goodreads Synopsis: World War II has just ended, and Britain hasContinue reading “Book Review: Miss Graham’s Cold War Cookbook by Celia Rees”