Peach Blossom Spring by Melissa Fu

1938 China, Meilin flees the encroaching Japanese with her son and a beautiful scroll embellished with stories, which was a gift from her beloved husband. On the road, sometimes with her brother in law and his wife and daughters, she reads the stories to her son to help him keep his courage. Over the course …

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The Marvelous Monroe Girls by Shirley Jump

This book felt like a breath of fresh air after some of the more serious/heavy things I've been reading lately. Gabby longs to be close to her sisters again, like she remembers them being before their mother died suddenly when they were young, their father seemed to abandon them and they ended up being raised …

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The Postmistress Of Paris by Meg Waite Clayton

Born into money in the Mid-West, Nanee finds her true home in Paris. So when war breaks out and the German tanks enter the city, rather than leaving, she stays and joins the Resistance. She helps get famous artists targeted by the Nazi's out of the country and also carries messages, being dubbed The Postmistress. …

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