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Author Archives:Liz Reed

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Night

Night-book-cover“Night” by Elie Wiesel
Memoir/WWII

Very moving account of the Holocaust. Highly recommend.

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Castle of the Eagles

Castle-of-the-eagles-book-cover“Castle of the Eagles” by Mark Felton
Military History – 4 stars

For those who read military history, this is an amazing story. A story of British generals and other high ranking officers, captured by the Africa Corps and becoming POWs of the Stalian army. During their captivity they developed several ingenious plans for escape, most of which failed. In their final attempt to escape through a shaft under the wall, six generals made it to freedom on 29 March 1943, four were captured and two made it to Switzerland. The British generals were extremely fortunate to be POWs of the Stalians rather than the Germans. This story would make a great movie.

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Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

Destiny-of-the-republic“Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President” by Candice Millard
Nonfiction – 4 stars

The story of President James Garfield, felled by an assassin’s bullet but killed by the doctors trying to save him. This book discusses radical new ideas in medicine of the 1880s that just didn’t catch on in America (antisepsis? Nah!), the need for civil service reform, and how it was the death of Garfield that started to pull the nation together. I had a very hard time putting this book down!

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The Orphan Train

Orphan-train-book-cover“The Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline
Historical fiction – 5 stars

I couldn’t put this book down. Such an interesting story of a rider on the Orphan Trains from NY. I love how the author wove two stories together.

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In the Temple of Wolves

In-the-temple-of-wolves-book-cover“In the Temple of Wolves” by Rick Lamplugh
Nonfiction – 5 stars

Great read about wolves!!

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