What to Read While Waiting_01.08.19

Annelies
Annelies 
By Gillham, David R.
2019-01 - Viking
9780399162589 Check Our Catalog

A powerful and deeply humane new novel that asks the question: What if Anne Frank survived the Holocaust?

The year is 1945, and Anne Frank is sixteen years old. Having survived the concentration camps, but lost her mother and sister, she reunites with her father, Pim, in newly liberated Amsterdam. But it's not as easy to fit the pieces of their life back together. Anne is adrift, …More

Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions.

Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography
Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography 
By Jacobson, Sid
Author Colon, Ernie
Author Jacobson, Sidney
2010-09 - Hill & Wang
9780809026845 Check Our Catalog

Drawing on the unique historical sites, archives, expertise, and unquestioned authority of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, "New York Times"-bestselling authors Jacobson and Coln have created the first authorized and exhaustive graphic biography of Anne Frank. …More

Lilac Girls
Lilac Girls 
By Kelly, Martha Hall
2017-02 - Ballantine Books
9781101883082 Check Our Catalog

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - For readers of The Nightingale and Sarah's Key, inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this remarkable debut novel reveals the power of unsung women to change history in their quest for love, freedom, and second chances.

New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and …More

Stolen Secrets
Stolen Secrets 
By Schulman, L. B.
2017-09 - Boyds Mills Press
9781629797229 Check Our Catalog

After an abrupt move across the country to San Francisco, sixteen-year-old Livvy is shocked to find that her mother has lied to her. Instead of looking for work at a bakery, her mom is taking care of Adelle, Livvy's grandmother, who Livvy thought was long dead. Suffering from Alzheimer's, Adelle shouts out startling details, mistakes her own name, and seems to relive moments that may have taken …More

 

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