Here are nine more books for readers who love novels set during the 1940s and the second world war.
There are a TON of books set during the second World War (1939-1945). Here some of them that feature amazing women that you need to read.
You’re going to a used bookstore or charity book sale. Make sure you prepare. If you don’t, believe me, you’ll end up feeling overwhelmed and unsure.
I’m ashamed to admit it. But I was indeed, a book snob.
And even worse, I was a bored book snob. Some of those classics are hard to get through. Really hard. They aren’t all complex and lengthy, some of them are tedious, full of archaic language, and just plain long-winded.
I’ve realized I do this because what I love most about reading is that I get to experience someone else’s life and see the world from their perspective. I know that I’ve learned much from reading stories and books. I know that I’m a better person because of what I’ve read. I’m a kinder, more empathetic person because of what I’ve read.
Some people judge other people by what they read. I don’t get that.
Do you count the books you read in a year? Do you keep track of what you read, when you read it, what you thought of it? Many people do. Many people also set goals for the number of books they want to read in a year.
I find some places really conducive to getting lost in a book. Other places aren’t as helpful. They’re not as comfortable, or they’re filled with too many distractions, or are just plain loud.
My list is a collection of my favourite places to read. That doesn’t mean I don’t read in other places too.