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A Promise Kept: A WWII Homefront Romance

By Cara Putman
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Whisper Valley Press LLC (Cara Putman)
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Fiction
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Softness removed the lines around her eyes. “I love you, Art Wilson.” Before he could respond, she stood on tiptoe and stole the rest of his breath with a kiss. He deepened the kiss and thoughts of abandoning the walk played in his mind. A heartwarming WWII historical from award-winning author Cara Putman: Can new love endure heartbreak? Josie Wilson’s newlywed life is perfect—until her hopes and dreams are shattered by a miscarriage. She’s not sure her wounded heart will ever heal. Then Art asks her to open their home to a distant cousin who’s been evacuated from England. Will the child open her heart? Or will she remain closed off to the prospect of future pain? Art Wilson adores his bride, but he never anticipated how challenging marriage could be. When grief over the baby they’ve lost forms a chasm between him and his new wife, he wonders if he has made a horrible mistake. Why can’t Josie support him and understand his long hours are necessary as the industry is reeling in the early days of World War II? Will the ravages of war and personal grief tear Josie and Art apart, or will they keep the promises made to each other on their wedding day? Click “send a free sample” and start reading now! Other books in this series: Canteen Dreams Sandhill Dreams Captive Dreams A Promise Forged A Promise Born

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  • Book Code : 1771387084
  • Total of Pages : 44
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 407
  • Pdf File: that-s-not-fair.pdf

Book Short Summary:

There are lots of rules we all need to follow, from the dress code at school, respecting someoneês privacy, to turning your light off at bedtime. In six entertaining stories, Mayor Moe and City Council grapple with the task of making rules to keep their city safe, prosperous and fair. Not an easy job, since citizens come in all shapes, sizes and colors, and have different thoughts and beliefs. Readers will find out about the rights and freedoms enjoyed by every citizen in a democracy, and why they matter. With its strong focus on civic-mindedness and social justice issues, this book equips readers with the language and concepts that illustrate what it means to be an engaged citizen in a democracy — and makes it fun!

Rilla of Ingleside

By Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xist Publishing
  • Book Code : 1623958822
  • Total of Pages : 213
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 439
  • Pdf File: rilla-of-ingleside.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Book 8 in the Anne of Green Gables Series This book by Lucy Maud Montgomery focuses on Rilla Blythe, the youngest daughter of Anne and Gilbert. This novel is more serious in tone than many of the "Anne" books and is set during World War I, with many of the series' characters fighting in Europe. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

Land Girls: The Homecoming (Land Girls, Book 1)

By Roland Moore
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Book Code : 0008204403
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 345
  • Pdf File: land-girls.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A heartwarming historical novel set on the Homefront during World War Two. For fans of Kathryn Hughes.

The Greatest Generation

By Tom Brokaw
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 0375504621
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : History
  • Members : 564
  • Pdf File: the-greatest-generation.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The instant classic that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years. In this magnificent testament to a nation and her people, Tom Brokaw brings to life the extraordinary stories of a generation that gave new meaning to courage, sacrifice, and honor. From military heroes to community leaders to ordinary citizens, he profiles men and women who served their country with valor, then came home and transformed it: Senator Daniel Inouye, decorated at the front, fighting prejudice at home; Martha Settle Putney, one of the first black women to serve in the newly formed WACs; Charles Van Gorder, a doctor who set up a MASH-like medical facility in the middle of battle, then opened a small clinic in his hometown; Navy pilot and future president George H. W. Bush, assigned to read the mail of the enlisted men under him, who says that in doing so he “learned about life”; and many other laudable Americans. To this generation that gave so much and asked so little, Brokaw offers eloquent tribute in true stories of everyday heroes in extraordinary times. Praise for The Greatest Generation “Moving . . . a tribute to the members of the World War II generation to whom we Americans and the world owe so much.”—The New York Times Book Review “Full of wonderful, wrenching tales of a generation of heroes. Tom Brokaw reminds us what we are capable of as a people. An inspiring read for those who wish their spirits lifted.”—Colin L. Powell “Offers welcome inspiration . . . It is impossible to read even a few of these accounts and not be touched by the book’s overarching message: We who followed this generation have lived in the midst of greatness.”—The Washington Times “Entirely compelling.”—The Wall Street Journal

Wartime Recipes

By Ivor Claydon,David Notley
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pitkin
  • Book Code : 1841659193
  • Total of Pages : 48
  • Category : History
  • Members : 389
  • Pdf File: wartime-recipes.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Ivor Claydon has worked on Pitkin titles such as

An Orphan’s War

By Molly Green
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Book Code : 0008238987
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 385
  • Pdf File: an-orphan-s-war.pdf

Book Short Summary:

⭐ Don’t miss the new uplifting historical saga series from Molly Green, set at famous Bletchley Park: Summer Secrets at Bletchley Park – available to pre-order now! ⭐ War rages, but the women and children of Liverpool’s Dr Barnardo’s Home cannot give up hope. A gripping saga about love and loss on the Home Front.