Have you picked up a copy of our Book of the Month yet? We are loving it! It's a modern classic you cannot put down.
Winner of the Pulitzer prize. From highly acclaimed , multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York times Best Seller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of WWII, no matter what comes their way, they always manage to look at the light in every situation. This book is getting a lot of well deserved attention for it's unique story and it's beautiful writing.
'It starts late in WWII, as the Allies begin shelling the French city of Saint-Malo to drive out the remaining NAZI troops. Our two main characters are Marie Laure, a blind French girl who fled here with her uncle from Paris, and Werner, a radio expert in the German army who is stuck in the city when the attack begins. We jump back and forth in time, between the two characters' perspectives to see how both young people were brought to this place.' - Rick Riordan
With this book getting praise from every angle, it's one of the best reads we've had so far. With beautiful language throughout, with a gripping story line, you could read this book countless times and absorb more each time and will want it to last each time you read it. A title that will never date and will be known for it's literature beauty. Do yourself a favour and give it a read, you won't regret it!
- Monique, QBD Woodgrove