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  1. says:

    A friendship destroyed by the perils of WWII A betrayal that will take your breath away This book is why I readAs a reader there are times when I fall into that dreaded pattern of reading just to read Do you know what I mean I find myself picking up the same types of stories and I feel like I'm in the movie Groundhog Day However there are also those precious gems that uicken your heart put a bounce in your step and make

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    There aren’t any horrific scenes of the death camps here yet it is a story that is very much a story of the holocaust a chilling depiction of Nazi Germany before WWII evoking in me anger fear sadness This was an emotional read about friendship and betrayal and the desire for redemption We see how the Nazi ideology became so ing

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    This historical fiction is of a family drama We see Ava as an adult in New York dealing with her memories and uestions after the death of her mother Ilse We also see Ilse from a young teenager in 1930s Germany through the war and beyond What has led to their estrangement We are given glimpses Ilse unwilling to answer Ava’s uestions about her paternity her abandonment at the end of the war I can’t remember another book I’v

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    35 Ilse and Renata young girls in Berlin inseparable friends they tell each other everything do everything together That is until Ilse joins the women's part of the Hitler's youth Renata's family refusing to sign the papers To once again be close to her friend she forges the papers but what happens next is totally unexpec

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    You all know I love an emotional read about friendship ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ I never tire of stories of friendship Wunderland is a story of enduring friendship that will stand the test of time Told in

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    The beginning of Wunderland is clunky but persevere as it improves greatly afterwards It starts with fragmented scenes from the main

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    Wunderland is a beautifully written story about two friends Renate and Ilse and their struggle to fit and survive during time in Germany when Nazism was growing and spreading like wildfire Both girls face impossible and horrifying situations

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    It’s been a long time since I’ve felt compelled to stay up late into the night in order to finish a book because I couldn’t bear to put the book down without finding out how it ends Things get especially complicated when it is a book that had me emotionally invested in the story and in its characters for practically the entire time I was reading it Having said that I will be one of the first to admit t

  9. says:

    “Wunderland is a beautiful and haunting and utterly magnificent novel a wrenching tale of friendship and betrayal in Nazi Germany I

  10. says:

    Sacrifices have to be madeThis recurring refrain becomes almost a motto for one of the primary characters in this multigenerational novel that faces up to some of the essential issues of daily life in mid 1930s Germany As the reparations cos

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Sides of the gathering storm Then the Nuremburg Laws force Renate to confront a long buried past and a catastrophic betrayal is set in motionAn unflinching exploration of Nazi Germany and its legacy Wunderland is a at once a powerful portrait of an unspeakable crime history and a page turning contemplation of womanhood wartime and just how far we might go in order to belo Wunderland is a beautiful and haunting and utterly magnificent novel a wrenching tale of friendship and betrayal in Nazi Germany It s also a page turner that kept me reading until two in the morning one night and three in the morning the next It s that good Twisted past and a catastrophic betrayal is set in motionAn unflinching exploration of Nazi Germany and its legacy Wunderland is a at once a The Exploration of the Male Anatomy powerful Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals portrait of an unspeakable crime history and a All Night Long (Nannies, page turning contemplation of womanhood wartime and just how far we might go in order to belo Wunderland is a beautiful and haunting and utterly magnificent novel a wrenching tale of friendship and betrayal in Nazi Germany It s also a

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East Village 1989 Things had never been easy between Ava Fisher and her estranged mother Ilse Too many uestions hovered between them Who was Ava's father Where had Ilse been during the war Why had she left her only child in a German orphanage during the war's final months But now Ilse's ashes have arrived from Germany and with them a trove of unsent letters addressed to s This historical fiction is of a family drama We see Ava as an adult in New York dealing with her memories and uestions after the death of her mother Ilse We also see Ilse from a young teenager in 1930s Germany through the war and beyond What has led to their estrangement We are given glimpses Ilse unwilling to answer Ava s uestions about her paternity her abandonment at the end of the war I can t remember another book I ve read that covers Germany in the lead up to WWII How ordinary Germans became caught up in the excitement of the Nazi propaganda How people were so willing to believe the hype that they overlooked their prior friendships and alliances Flip side Epstein also shows the slowly encroaching hardship for the Jews Which while better known is wonderfully detailed If I m reading historical fiction I want to learn something Epstein achieves that She effortlessly slips facts into the story without disrupting the flow This book does bounce around from time period to time period and from character to character It demands attention It s not a uick or an easy read But it s engrossing All of the multiple storylines work eually well The characters are fully drawn The word that most captures the feeling of this book is poignant heartbreakingly so Ilse is a difficult character to like She s not a rebel not even someone standing on the sidelines No she s an all in Nazi fanatic My thanks to netgalley and Crown Publishing for an advance copy of this book Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals paternity her abandonment at the end of the war I can t remember another book I ve read that covers Germany in the lead up to WWII How ordinary Germans became caught up in the excitement of the Nazi All Night Long (Nannies, propaganda How The Freeze-Frame Revolution prior friendships and alliances Flip side Epstein also shows the slowly encroaching hardship for the Jews Which while better known is wonderfully detailed If I m reading historical fiction I want to learn something Epstein achieves that She effortlessly slips facts into the story without disrupting the flow This book does bounce around from time The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 period to time Mon patron voulait que je tape les seins nus period and from character to character It demands attention It s not a uick or an easy read But it s engrossing All of the multiple storylines work eually well The characters are fully drawn The word that most captures the feeling of this book is His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch poignant heartbreakingly so Ilse is a difficult character to like She s not a rebel not even someone standing on the sidelines No she s an all in Nazi fanatic My thanks to netgalley and Crown Publishing for an advance copy of this book

download Û E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¿ Jennifer Cody Epstein

Omeone else unknown to Ava Renate Bauer a childhood friend As her mother's letters unfurl a dark past Ava spirals deep into the shocking history of a woman she never truly knew Berlin 1933 As the Nazi party tightens its grip on the city Ilse and Renate find their friendship under siege and Ilse's increasing involvement in the Hitler Youth movement leaves them on opposing You all know I love an emotional read about friendship I never tire of stories of friendship Wunderland is a story of enduring friendship that will stand the test of time Told in two timelines the first is in New York in 1989 Ava and her mother Ilse haven t gotten along There s this empty space between them filled with unanswered uestions important ones Ava wants to know who her father is She has no idea where Ilse was during World War II Ilse has passed away and her ashes arrive from Germany Along with her ashes are unsent letters to Renate Bauer a childhood friend of Ilse s completely unknown to Ava The letters hold the answers to many of Ava s uestions and then some Ilse s dark past is revealed to her daughter and Ava realizes she never truly knew her mother The second timeline is Berlin in 1933 The Nazi party is gaining power and Ilse and Renate s friendship is becoming uestionable Ilse is involved in Hitler Youth and Renate does not feel the same When the Nuremberg Laws are enforced something big about Renate s family is unfurled and a huge betrayal happens I also never tire of these World War II stories There are neverending perspectives and lessons to be learned Here we learn about how a child might choose to belong by joining a movement with catastrophic conseuences The author deftly shows how a child can be brainwashed into believing a dogma and how hate could divide friendships and families Wunderland is about how the small decisions we make can leave everlasting impressions It s about intergenerational trauma friendship being a woman during wartime and ultimately being fallible and human It s about how silence can speak louder than words and tear families and loved ones apart This book is stunning and heart wrenching and everything I want in a book I have relished I received a complimentary copy All opinions are my own My reviews can also be found on my blog wwwjennifertarheelreadercom