Today is meant to be “Friday’s Fairytales”, and I’m sorry that this is the second week of not updating it. But I just can’t bring myself to do it. Not while I have so much to say about the fantastic and heartbreaking book I just read.
Title: Rose Under Fire
Author: Elizabeth Wein
On the Shelves: Young Adult Fiction> Historical Fiction
While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, Rose Justice, is captured by the Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women’s concentration camp. Trapped in horrific circumstances, Rose finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery and friendship of her fellow prisoners. But will that be enough to endure the fate that’s in store for her?
Elizabeth Wein, author of the critically-acclaimed and best-selling Code Name Verity, delivers another stunning WWII thriller. The unforgettable story of Rose Justice is forged from heart-wrenching courage, resolve, and the slim, bright chance of survival (Goodreads 2014)