Tag Archives: war

January 25

Book review: Sugar Reports and Homemade Dill Pickles , by Robert B Riefstahl

Sugar Reports and Homemade Dill Pickles , by Robert B Riefstahl, is a compelling story. The title of this book could mislead one into thinking that it is something different than what it really is, but in truth, it is a fascinating read about two people and their connection through the war years. Much of the […]

January 19

Featured book: Sugar Reports and Homemade Dill Pickles by Robert B. Riefstahl

Sugar Reports and Homemade Dill Pickles by Robert B. Riefstahl, is a sweet and bitter true love story set during the time period of WWII. This is an amazing tale of Bob and Dee, written mainly in their own words through love letters, pictures and a hidden journal composed while in German Prisoner of War camps. […]

January 14

Book review: How Dare the Birds Sing

  How Dare the Birds Sing, by Marina Osipova, is a compelling story and historical fiction. Set in pre-WWII Russia, Lyuba, a young and impressionable Russian girl, falls in love with a German pilot. Bonds are created between them which seem inseparable until war strikes and Germany invades Russia under Hitler’s rule. The story that […]

August 10

Feature Book Review: The Scouts of St. Michael: Operation Archangel, by Dan Morales

  The Scouts of St. Michael: Operation Archangel, by Dan Morales, is set in rural England during the early stages of World War II. A group of young boys, living in an orphanage, wards of the British state, are determined to start their own Boy Scout Troop. Without the funds to buy uniforms, the sisters […]

July 26

Book Review: The Secret Journals of Adolf Hitler: The Struggle (Volume 2) by A.G. Mogan

The Secret Journals of Adolf Hitler: The Struggle (Volume 2), by A.G. Mogan, is a brilliant rendering on a very difficult and probably, quite controversial subject. In this fascinating narrative about Adolf Hitler, which takes up his life from the point of his release from prison in December 1924, until his assumption of power as […]

April 23

Review: Everything We Lose: A Civil War Novel of Hope, Courage and Redemption, by Annette Oppenlander.

Everything We Lose: A Civil War Novel of Hope, Courage and Redemption, by Annette Oppenlander. Annette does it again! I had the pleasure of reviewing her novel, Surviving the Fatherland last year, which went on to become a best seller, and now, this new novel is yet another masterpiece of storytelling. Everything We Lose is […]

February 08

Book review: Execution of Justice, by Patrick Dent

Execution of Justice, by Patrick Dent, is an action thriller set in the early 1970s during the oil-crisis, a story that takes the reader behind the scenes of political and power-intrigue, and the manipulation of the oil market. In this story of fast-paced blood and guts, we follow several parallel threads as the daughter of […]

January 21

Book review: The Secret Journals of Adolf Hitler: The Anointed (Volume 1) by A.G. Mogan

Book review: The Secret Journals of Adolf Hitler: The Anointed (Volume 1) by A.G. Mogan, is a brilliant presentation about one of the most hated figures in history. Anyone, and we hope that schools still teach about Hitler’s reign, knows of the madman and monster who engaged the world in its worst-ever World War, exterminating […]

January 17

Book review: The Cruel Romance: A Novel of Love and War, by Marina Osipova

The Cruel Romance: A Novel of Love and War, by Marina Osipova, is an excellently written story that draws the reader through every page of this bitter love story, set in World War II and post-war Russia.  It is the dramatic and realistic rendering of one young girl’s journey, through German occupation, to post-war trauma […]

May 23

Feature Book News: “Surviving the Fatherland” by Annette Oppenlander wins a National Indie Excellence Award!

11th ANNUAL NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE® AWARDS ANNOUNCED Local Author receives national recognition from the 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards! Los Angeles: — The 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards recognized ‘Surviving the Fatherland: A True Coming-of-age Love Story Set in WWII Germany’ by Annette Oppenlander in the category of ‘Faction’ as a winner in […]