Tag Archives: Russia

Words on Fire – The Impossible Choices of War

Words on Fire By Jennifer A Nielsen Spoiler Alert!   Summary Danger is never far from Audra’s family farm in Lithuania. She always avoids the occupying Russian Cossack soldiers, who insist that everyone must become Russian — they have banned … Continue reading

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The Fifth Doll – What Are Your Secrets?

The Fifth Doll By Charlie Holmberg Spoiler Alert! Summary The bestselling author of The Paper Magician Series transports readers to a darkly whimsical world where strange magic threatens a quiet village that only a courageous woman can save. Matrona lives … Continue reading

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A Gentleman In Moscow – How Can One Live In A Hotel And Keep One’s Sanity? or, A View Of A Different Era and Place

Book Review : A Gentleman In Moscow By Amor Towles Spoiler Alert! Summary A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik … Continue reading

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Shadow and Bone – An Intriguing Setting

Book Review : Shadow and Bone The Grisha #1 By Leigh Bardugo Spoiler Alert! Summary Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters … Continue reading

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“The Miracle of Freedom: 7 Tipping Points that Saved the World” – How Precious Is Freedom?

Book Review: The Miracle of Freedom: 7 Tipping Points that Saved the World By Chris Stewart and Ted Stewart Spoiler Alert! Summary To what do we owe the great privilege of freedom? • To a handful of Greek soldiers and … Continue reading

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