If you had told me that I would love a book written entirely in letter form, I would have laughed. But this story about the WW2 Channel Islands and their inhabitants' suffering and triumphs is one of the best stories I have ever read. Worth Reading, Book Club, Peel Pies, Book Worth, Pies Society, Guernsey Literary, Potatoes Peel, Mary Anne, Bookclub
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It is 1946 just after the war and times are hard for many. Juliet Ashton unexpectedly receives a letter from a man from the island of Guernsey who happened to see her name written in a book. This begins a correspondence of letters. The more Juliet writes the more she learns about this people and their home and how they deal with their recent German occupation. She sets sail to the island to meet them and discovers things that will change her forever!
The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: A Novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. In 1946, author Juliet Ashton befriends members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. She learns of the existence of the secret book club in letters she exchanges with one its members. I recommend this book because it is a different format than most books and has a 'cozy' storyline as Juliet builds friendships among each character. It is a great read! - Christa