To prepare for a trip to the Baltics, Indelible by Adelia Saunders offers a glimpse into post-Soviet Lithuania. Transport to modern-day Paris, too, as readers follow along with three travelers navigating through their pasts. Women’s Fiction and Magical Realism.
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Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys is a YA historical fiction novel set during WWII in the Baltics. Gain insight into the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff where more than 9,000 people perished. Learn more about the effects of war on youth while discovering the atrocities committed by both Hitler and Stalin.
Are you looking for a classic YA fairy tale retelling of Mulan? Check out The Warrior Maiden by Melanie Dickerson, a book set in Lithuania and Poland.
Woman at 1000 Degrees: A Novel by Hallgrímur Helgason is a newer Icelandic historical fiction novel about WWII, survival, love, and death. A tragic and crude book set in Iceland, learn about Herra’s struggles as a displaced child of war. Content/Trigger Warnings: Rape, brutality, incest, war, child death, abandonment, and murder Woman at 1000 Degrees: A Novel by Hallgrímur Helgason…
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