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6 bøker om jøder under andre verdenskrig som bør leses

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I dag er det den internasjonale holocaust dagen, satt på dagen da dødsleiren Auschwitz-Birkenau ble frigjort under andre verdenskrig. I år er det i tillegg 75 år siden det skjedde. I forbindelse med dette, ville jeg lage en liste over bøker om jøder under andre verdenskrig som burde leses.
Her er i hvert fall lista;
Anne Franks dagbok av Anne Frank
Mens gettoen brant av Alina Margolis-Edelman
Øverst på nazistenes liste av Arne Vestbø
Hitler, min nabo av Edgar Feuchtwanger
26. november - Fire fortellinger fra det norske Holocaust av Mikael Holmberg
Den største forbrytelsen av Marte Michelet

Review; Alaskan Catch by Sue Pethick

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Last year I was fortunate enough to recieve an ARC of the novel Alaskan Catch by Sue Pethick through Netgalley. I read it shortly afterwards and today I'll post my review.

Description from Goodreads
A dream job it's not. But for Emily Prentice, working as a seafood inspector in Ketchikan, Alaska, takes her one step closer to becoming a marine biologist. And it'll give her a first taste of independence from her overprotective mom and the doctor boyfriend she's pushing into Emily's arms.

Emily's certainly not looking for romance . . . until a huge dog knocks her down and sends her flying into fish goo. It's love at first sight for Emily and Bear, whose handsome owner, Sam, becomes flummoxed when the fallen worker in the hard hat turns out to be a pretty young woman.

Emily and Bear begin a beautiful relationship, with Sam in tow. And before long the attraction between the humans becomes undeniable. But separation and a dangerous undertaking soon leave Emily wond…

Review; This Is the Journey by Alison Malee

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A while go I was fortunate enough to recieve an ARC of the poetry collection This Is the Journey by Alison Malee through Netgalley. I've now read it and today I'll post my review.

Description from Goodreads
This Is The Journey is a stillness. A clean slate. A step back. An open window.

The counterpart to The Day Is Ready For You, This Is The Journey is a collection of poetry and prose to help bridge the space between wanting, waiting, and possibility.

My Thoughts on the Book It's a wonderful poetry collection, touching upon multiple topics. As usual, it was some poems I enjoyed more than others, but that's more of a personal preference rather than about quality.

Book Tag Saturday; The "Behind the Blogger" Book Tag

I came across the "Behind the Blogger" book tag which was originally made by Ellyn @ Allonsythornraxx. I thought it looked like a cool tag to do, so I decided to play along.
The Rules Thank the person who nominated you Answer all the questions down below Pingback to the creator: Ellyn @ Allonsythornraxx Nominate 5+ bloggers you’d like to know more about, to do this tag
The Questions
1. Why did you start blogging & why have you kept blogging? Part of the reason I started book blogging was to keep track of my reading and have an outlet. I have kept blogging as it is fun and it allows me to connect with like-minded people. In addition, when I've done it since July 2012, I find it hard to quit.
2. What is your favorite type of blog post to write? How can I choose only one type? Some of my favourites types are tags and weekly features (such as Top Ten Tuesday).
3. What are your top 3 favorite blog posts?
Top Ten Tuesday; Rainy Day Reads
Top Ten Tuesday; Historical Fiction Novel…

Review; Murder with Cucumber Sandwiches by Karen Rose Smith

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Last year I was fortunate enough to recieve an ARC of the cosy mystery Murder with Cucumber Sandwiches by Karen Rose Smith through Netgalley. I read it shortly afterwards, but I haven't published my review until now.

Description from Goodreads
Restaurant critic Derek Schumaker, notorious for his bitter reviews, is about to visit Daisy's Tea Garden, and Daisy and Aunt Iris are simmering with anxiety. A bad word from the culinary curmudgeon could really hurt their business, but Daisy tries to stay confident. After all, how can he resist her cucumber sandwiches with pimento spread -- not to mention the cheesy cauliflower soup and strawberry walnut salad? Schumaker takes a to-go order when the afternoon tea service is done, which Daisy hopes is a good sign. But when he perishes from a seizure, it looks like his food was dosed with something deadly. Considering a threat that recently appeared on his blog -- and whispers of scandal in his past -- Daisy has quite an assortment of sus…

Review; Cherry Scones & Broken Bones (A Very Cherry Mystery #2) by Darci Hannah

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Last year I was fortunate enough to recieve an ARC of the cosy mystery Cherry Scones & Broken Bones (A Very Cherry Mystery #2) by Darci Hannah through Netgalley. I read it shortly afterwards, but I haven't published my review until now.

Description from Goodreads
At the Cherry Orchard Inn, "Cherry scones to die for" turns out to be all too true

Tainted by a recent murder, the Cherry Orchard Inn is struggling to attract guests--until celebrated portrait painter Silvia Lumiere books a room for the summer. Whitney Bloom, the inn's new manager, can't believe her good luck. Between her scrumptious cherry scones and the painter's remarkable talent, the inn swiftly becomes the center of the Cherry Cove art scene.

However, all is not the bowl of cherries it appears. There's a rotten core in the portrait painter that only Whitney and her friends can see. And just as Whitney's baking skills and patience are pushed to their limits, another death occurs at t…

Review; Southern Sass and Killer Cravings by Kate Young

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Last year I was lucky enough to recieve an ARC of the cosy mystery Southern Sass and Killer Cravings by Kate Young through Netgalley. I read it shortly afterwards, but I haven't published my review until now.

Description from Goodreads
Life has always been sweet on Georgia's Peach Cove Island, but a case of murder has Marygene Brown down in the pits . . .

For generations, the women of the Brown family on Peach Cove Island have been known for their Southern sass and sweet homemade desserts at their beloved Peach Diner. Since their mother's passing two years ago, Marygene has been stuck in Atlanta while her sister Jena Lynn has been running the family business. Now Marygene has left her husband and returned to her hometown, where she can almost feel Mama's presence.

But all is not peachy back home. Marygene has barely tied on an apron when a diner regular drops dead at the counter. When it turns out the old man's been poisoned, Jena Lynn is led away in handcuffs and …