Need a good Holocaust book
Try “We Were the Lucky Ones” by Georgia Hunter
Wow I just bought that one today at Barnes & Noble with my coupon.
Really great read
Karolina’s Twins by Ronald Balson.
The devil’s Arithmetic is good in my opinion.
Leeway Cottage, Boy with striped pajamas, the book thief,
I loved Leeway Cottage- it travels back & forth from before/during/after the war and the story, characters, writing is unforgettable..the story has stayed with me many years after reading it!
Those Who Save Us!
Lilac girls, between shades of gray, the librarian of auschwitz,
The Alice Network, Once we were Brothers. Lilac girls
I agree. This was a really good book!
I loved this one!
The Storyteller by Jodi Piccoult has
it took me weeks to get over that book and two years later it still makes me teary
So true @Penny
All the Light we Cannot See! Absolutely wonderful!!!
Great minds think alike!!
The Nightingale!! Amazing!
Outcry, Holocaust Memoirs by Manny Steinberg
Night by Elie Wiesel
The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult. Takes place partly in near present, and significantly during the holocaust. Provided a perspective I had never read before.
It was good
Sarah’s Key or the boy in the striped pajamas. Both are excellent reads.
Those Who Save Us.
From Sand and Ash by Amy Harmon
I must be a Holocaust reader as I have read most of these.
Corrie TenBoom’s the Hiding Place is my go to.
She was such an inspiration.
One of my friends just visited her old home! That was my first time hearing of Corrie Tenboom!
@Amber I wish I could visit her home!! I did a book report on The Hiding Place in 4th grade.
Lilac Girls, The Nightingale
The Nightingale, Lilac Girls, The Storyteller, Sarah’s Key, The Book Thief, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Night, Those Who Save Us, The Lost Wife, Anne Frank, Night, We Were the Lucky Ones….there are so many!
Read most of these and love them. I have the storyteller here and will start to read it in a few days.
Once we were brothers
The Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly and We Were the Lucky ones by Georgia Hunter are both outstanding.
Once we were brothers!
Also, the Book Thief, The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff, Secret of Forgetting by Kristin Harmel, The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult (fantastic), The Plum Tree by Ellen Marie Wiseman.
The Plum Tree, I loved it.
Boy in the striped pajamas
The Lilac Girls
So many good ones Lilac Girls, We Were The Lucky Ones, The Alice Network, Beneath The Scarlet Sky, The Nightingale. I really got into these books because they were so well written
The One Man
We were the Lucky Ones by @Georgia Amazing story and so well written
I am so glad someone suggested this one! Soooo good!
The Nightingale, by Kristen Hannah!
Boy In The Striped Pajamas
Between Shades of Grey by Ruta Sepetys is an amazing book. The Book of Aron by Jim Shephard is also really good.
The Book of Aron just broke my heart.
Beneath the scarlet sky
Salt to the Sea
The Paris architect
Facing the Lion by Simone Arnold Liebster
The Tattooist of Auschwitz is an amazing story!!
Never heard of this one! Adding to my already ridiculously long list of TBR!
Definitely read it!! It’s quite uplifting for a holocaust book ✔️
Zookeeper’s Wife-movie is excellent depicting dangers involved in hiding Jews.
Those who save us The book thief Heart of resistance Sarah’s key
The Lilac Girls The Nightingale The Book Thief
Yes this one! This book was so good it still haunts me.
Once We Were Brothers.
Loved that book
The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult omg wow
Beneath a Scarlett Sky
i hadn’t seen your reply when I wrote mine. Great minds!
Beneath The Scarlet Sky
Check out Liz Tolsma or Cathy Gohlke.
Things We Couldn’t Say
Diary of Anne Frank
The Tatooist of Auschwitz
Beneath a scarlet sky
The Room on Rue Amelie is Paris in WWII, about hiding a young girl, whose parents are sent to the camps. It does segue into the Holocaust and was very good.
I have this @Cheryl if you’d like to borrow it.
Thanks everyone!!! i went with We Are the Lucky Ones, but would love to read them all. Have read a lot of them already
Lilac Girls The One Man
Any of Pam Jenoff’s books. Broken Angels by Gemma Liviero
For Such A Time by Kate Breslin; Karolina’s Twins & Once We Were Brothers both by Ronald Balson; Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay. All EXCELLENT! I would have to look at me “read” list to get you more. This is one of my favorite subjects. But not in sickly morbid way. (I always feel like I need to explain myself in these situations! Eek!!)
Mila 18 by Leon Uris. The Wall, John Hersey.
Both are wonderful books. I just recently read The Wall and bought everything else that the author wrote.
@Cheryl, wonderful old books. Also, Herman Wouk, Winds of War
Ah..could not think of the Wouk title! Thanks.
Is there such a thing as a “good” holocaust book?
Yes, books that are informative, well written, etc. Books that get 4 or 5 stars.
Lol! Kind of hard to say yes…
I was joking… I love these type of books
@Juliana, it is ok I was joking too! I like most of them too!
Night. Elie Weisel.
Short read, stays with you for a lifetime.
Great comment, @Juliana. Yes, there are great books about a horrific time. They need to be taught in school, too.
😉 I know just being silly…my favorite historical Fiction period.
No, it was actually a good comment. I love that period, too, but sometimes I have to flip back to the Great War, to try and figure out how mankind could have been so stupid, in such a short time. I am now into any books about 9/11.
The Lost Letter by @Jillian!!
Lilac Girls was amazing!!
I just got that. haven’t started it yet
Skeletons at the Feast
Night by Weisel.
Absolutely loved this book…
Just came in the mail. I haven’t started it yet.
Broken thread , three perfect pearls
Who is the author of Three Perfect Pearls?
White Rose Black Forest
Stella. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/521670.%5Buser slug=”u1241887213″ first_name=”Stella” last_name=”Eromonsere-Ajanaku”]
Night by Elie Wiesel:a life changing book
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The Book Thief
Read it. Very sad
Ragdolls- Henry Golde.
Night. By Elie Wiesel. Non fiction. Should be required reading, my opinion, in high school
Until we meet again by Michael Korenblit
From A Name To A Number, Alter Weiner
The Book Thief
The Choice by Edith eger amazing.
We Were the Lucky Ones
The Girl from Krakow by Alex Rosenberg, Fugitive Colors by @Lisa
Night The Hiding Place Diary of Ann Frank
The Plum Tree by @Ellen
The Pieces We Keep by @Kristina Bridge of Scarlet Leaves Letters Home The Lost Wife by @Alyson
Jodi Picoult’s THE STORYTELLER
All But My Life by Gera Weissman Klein, a memoir, so good.
Whoops, it’s supposed to be Gerda Weissman Klein;)
There’s only one. Night
The Storyteller was a good one.
Night by Wiesel or Sarah’s Key by de Rosnay are both really good. I have on my to read list as well one called Between Shades of Grey which was recommended to me.
Between Shades of Grey is amazing. Salt to the Sea is also fantastic and it’s by the same author. I highly recommend both.
The Baker’s Secret
Salt to Sea
One of my favorite books..
Have you already read The Nightingale?
Making Bombs for Hitler. I had no idea that the Nazis used little children to make their bombs.
I also loved All the Light we Cannot See
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler True story!!
The Baker’s Secret by @Stephen
Sarah ‘s Key and Nightingale
Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
Lilac Girls, Alice Network
Zoo keeper’s Wife
Night, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The Devil’s Arithmetic, Schindler’s List ~
The girl in the Blue Coat
On my list
One of my favorite books!
Have the book on my shelf
The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah
Reading that as we post, actually listening to audiobook format.
@Francesca I hope you’re enjoying it! I loved that book!
Read that too………very good
Ditto Lilac Girls.
The Lost Wife and The Garden of Letters both by Alyson Richman – I’m reading Lilac Girls now and I can’t put it down.
Anything by Pam jenoff and once we were brothers
Book Thief or All the Light We Can Not See ❤️❤️
Ooo last time I was there I accidentally dumped hot sauce down my throat. L o l
Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
@Maryann yes it was heartbreaking 🙁
@Cathy haven’t read the book only watched the DVD
Read the book first. Then watched the movie
Absolutely my choice is Mila 18 by Leon Uris. One of the few books I’ve read multiple times and is on my list of all time favorites. Gripping story of the Warsaw ghetto during the Holocaust.
I read it at least twice when I was a teen-ager, too. Great book.
My Mothers Ring by Dana Fitzwater Cornell
Those who save us by @Jenna
Night by Elie Wiesel, Man’s Search for Meaning by Vicktor Frankel, Schindlers List.
between shades of gray by Ruta sepetys it the book thief by Marcus zusak! I love holocaust books both fiction and non fiction. I have read so many non fiction ones..
Just finished one The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
The boy in the striped pajamas.
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James brown
The Mischling by Affinity Konar—one of my favorite books ever! Gut wrenching!
Not one of my favorites but enjoyed it.
The German suitcase. Wonderful.
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