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Book 267 of 500!

This book was Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor’s True Story of Auschwitz by Olga Lengyel. This true account was very good, and very interesting, and also very sad, and horrifying! I definitely learned new things about Auschwitz that I actually … Continue reading

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Book 266 of 500!!

Actually I read this book awhile ago but forgot to record it! It was called Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy by Seymour Reit. What’s great is this story was TRUE!!! Besides WW2 I … Continue reading

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Book 265 of 500!!

This book was called Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children’s Home Society by Judy Christie and Lisa Wingate. I had never heard of this true life story before about an orphanage who … Continue reading

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Book 264 of 500!

This book was called Never Too Late by Amber Portwood, who is one of the OG girls on the MTV show Teen Mom! Darrell and I have been watching that show since the very beginning! Amber is definitely one of … Continue reading

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Book 263 of 500!

This book was called Homer and the Holiday Miracle: A True Story by Gwen Cooper. I love anything and everything having to do with the little black blind kitty, Homer. So loved this book so much! Wish it had been … Continue reading

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Book 262 of 500!

This book was called Becoming Sister Wives: The Story of an Unconventional Marriage by Kody, Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn Brown. I actually did not enjoy this book, even though I am obsessed with the show Sister Wives. The reason … Continue reading

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Book 261 of 500!!

This book was called Amish Lily by Samantha Price. I love reading books about the Holocaust and the Amish! 2 very different subjects for sure! This was a story about a girl who wasn’t married, but her mother had married … Continue reading

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Book 260 of 500!!

This book was called The Girl in the Striped Dress by Ellie Midwood. This was another different take on the Holocaust. It was about a Jewish girl who was an inmate in Auschwitz, and her captor, a German, fell in … Continue reading

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Book 259 of 500!

This book was called The Rainbow by Carly Schabowski. Yes it was another Holocaust book, but this time, it was almost from a different perspective and a side you don’t normally hear about! It was about a man in Poland, … Continue reading

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Book 258 of 500!

Apparently I forgot to write up a book I read before the Dachau book. It was called Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder. Part of this book also got turned into a movie, which I have … Continue reading

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Book 257 of 500!

This book was called The Watchmaker of Dachau by Carly Schbowski. It was so good! I feel like pretty much all the Holocaust books I read take place in Auschwitz, so it was very interesting to read one from Dachau. … Continue reading

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Book 256 of 500!

This book was called Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris. It followed a young Jew who was only 16 when she went to Auschwitz, she survived by being raped by the Germans. But when the Russians liberated the camp, they wanted … Continue reading

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Book 255 of 500!

This book was called The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. Wow this book was great, I never even considered that it was a Jewish person who had to tattoo all the numbers onto all of the other Jewish people! … Continue reading

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Book 254 of 500!

This book was called The Girl Who Escaped Auschwitz also by Ellie Midwood. Another amazing true story! Unfortunately it had a very surprise and sad ending that I wasn’t expecting at all. But it was so interesting I just couldn’t … Continue reading

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Book 253 of 500!

This book was called The Violinist of Auschwitz by Ellie Midwood. My dad gave me a bunch of new kindle books for my birthday and this was one of them. It was fantastic! Everyone knows I love reading books about … Continue reading

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