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Last month I shared nine novels set during World War II that anyone who loves WWII. Many of those novels featured incredible women doing what they could for the war effort. But for the reader who loves stories set during the second world war, you can never have enough books to stack on your bedside table, so here are nine more novels set during WWII.

Here are 9 more novels set during World War II that you should add to your reading pile right now.

Book cover for The Room on Rue AmelieThe Room on Rue Amelie by Kristin Harmel

A newlywed whose marriage has fallen apart, an eleven-year-old girl traumatized by war, and an RAF pilot who’s unsure if he’s making a different meet during WWII.

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Movie book cover of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society bookThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

A woman exchanges letters with a group of people on the island of Guernsey and learns about their experience during WWII and how the German occupation affected them.

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Dear Mrs Bird by AJ PearceDear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce

A woman who dreams of being a war correspondent applies to a newspaper and ends working for a women’s magazine as a typist. Instead of doing as she’s told, she secretly answers the letters from distraught women.

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Cover of The Dutch Wife by Ellen KeithThe Dutch Wife by Ellen Keith

A Dutch woman is given the choice to die slowly in a labour camp or to join the camp brothel. An SS officer longs to escape the brutality he has to supervise.

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the orphan's tale by pam jenhoffThe Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff

A homeless teenage girl saves a Jewish baby from an abandoned boxcar full of stolen babies. She joins a German travelling circus and becomes friends with an older woman who teaches her how to be an aerialist so she can stay with the group.

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The Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak

A young German girl steals books to read from wherever she can get them, but life changes when her foster family hides a Jewish man in their basement.

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Book cover for The Tattooist of AuschwitzThe Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

A Jewish man imprisoned in Auschwitz is forced to tattoo numbers on his fellow prisoners. One of these prisoners is a woman he vows to marry when the war is over.

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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

A blind French girl trying to protect a museum’s treasure and an orphaned German boy who is a genius with radios are both trying to survive the war when their paths cross.

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Book cover for Eagle and Crane by Suzanne RindellEagle and Crane by Suzanne Rindell

A stuntman from a flying circus dies in a plane crash after escaping a Japanese internment camp. The local sheriff believes it’s an open and shut case, but the FBI agent on the case thinks there’s something more at play.

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Have you read any of these?
Are any of them cluttering  up your nightstand right now?

 

9 more World War Two books to add to your reading pile right now

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