Book Review: David & Avshalom: Life and Death in the Forest of Angels

Title: David & Avshalom: Life and Death in the Forest of Angels Author: Bernad Mann Genre: Religion & Spirituality, Old Testament, Biblical Rating: 3 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This telling of the life and times of David the king goes well beyond the typical […]

Book Review: Dona Gracia’s Gold Pendant

Title: Dona Gracia’s Gold Pendant Author: Michal Aharoni Regev Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: 5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Imagine having to guard the secret of your family under the threat of mortal danger This historical novel is a story of love, jealousy, intrigue, mortal […]

Book Review: The Ones Who Won by Nuria Amir

Title: The Ones Who Won Author: Nuria Amir Genre: Middle-Eastern, Sports, Historical Fiction Rating: 4 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Meet ambitious, dynamic Tamar – a young star bucking the system. This captivating true story, based on diary entries, takes place in the early days […]

Book Review: Wood, Luck & Survival

Title: Wood, Luck & Survival Author: Reuven Govrin Genre: Historical, Memoir Rating: 4 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. How could Max and his father possibly have survived the Holocaust when so many did not?! This story is the journey of the author and his brother […]

Book Review: Love Lost in the War by Orit Raz

Title: Love Lost in the War Author: Orit Raz Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: 4,5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Israel loves Paula, but they are separated in their struggle to survive World War II Israel and Paula are teens living in Biala Podlaska, Poland, on […]

Book Review: Four Winds of Love by Danny Caspi

Title: Four Winds of Love Author: Danny Caspi Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: 4 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Do you really know your parents? Their loves? Their lives? Their secrets? Can a child ever recover lost memories and finally know the truth about his parents? […]

Book Review: The Word of Abusz Werber by Michel Werber

Title: The Word of Abusz Werber Author: Michel Werber Genre: Biographical, Historical Fiction, World War II Rating: 5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. The extraordinary life story of Abusz Werber before, during and after the Second World War Abusz Werber grew up in Poland from […]

Book Review: Kedesha by Ohad Pele Ezrahi

Title: Kedesha: A Timeless Tale of a Love Priestess Author: Ohad Pele Ezrahi Genre: Middle-Eastern, Ancient World, Historical Fiction, Romance, Historical Romance Rating: 4 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Sacred sexual rituals bring Tara’s soul to the ancient Temple of Astarte Tara is a young […]

Book Review: I’m Not From Around Here by Ishai Klinowsky

Title: I’m Not From Around Here Author: Ishai Klinowsky Genre: Memoir, Hisotrical Rating: 4,5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. What could have led to an encounter between such an unsuitable couple as my parents? This book is a fascinating life diary, in which reality surpasses […]

Book Review: Sleep my Valley by Ruth Netzer

Title: Sleep My Valley Author: Ruth Netzer Genre: Historical, Literary Fiction, Biographical Rating: 4,5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Ruth is alone and desolate as her world falls apart A lonely child on an Israeli kibbutz, Ruth watches painfully as her family falls apart. Her […]