My Dearest Dietrich

My Dearest Dietrich: A Novel of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Lost Love by Amanda Barratt My rating: 4 of 5 stars No history geek worth his or her salt hasn’t heard of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Including me. I knew the bare bones of his story, but there was a lot I didn’t know. I knew nothing about MariaContinue reading “My Dearest Dietrich”

All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor’s Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor

All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor’s Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor by Donald Stratton My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you’ve ever wondered how The Greatest Generation got its name, this is the book to read. Inspiring doesn’t begin to characterize it. This is what we were. This is who we were. ThisContinue reading “All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor’s Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor”

Like a River From Its Course

Like a River from Its Course by Kelli Stuart My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are so many single words that can describe this book. Deep. Gripping. Raw. Powerful. It’s all of those things. This is the type of story that brings history to life in a way we comprehend it at its mostContinue reading “Like a River From Its Course”

The Methuselah Project

The Methuselah Project by Rick Barry My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’m not exactly sure what genre I’d put this book into. Maybe suspense. Maybe historical. Maybe science fiction. Maybe a hybrid not yet named. But whatever it is – it’s worth reading! Roger Greene was shot down in Germany during WWII. Taken prisoner,Continue reading “The Methuselah Project”