To Look a Nazi in the Eye

The true story of nineteen-year-old Jordana Lebowitz’s time at the trial of Oskar Groening, known as the bookkeeper of Auschwitz, a man charged with being complicit in the death of more than 300,000 Jews. A granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, Jordana attended the trial. She realized that by witnessing history she gained the knowledge and legitimacy to be able to stand in the footsteps of the survivors.

I enjoyed this book, but unfortunately not as much as I thought I would.  I expected more from it. The historical aspect is very interesting and it is impressive how Jordana was able to get herself to Germany for the trials.  Jordana is a terrific young person who will make things happen in her life.

 

The Marrow Thieves

In a futuristic world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America’s Indigenous people, and it is their marrow that holds the cure for the rest of the world. But getting the marrow, and dreams, means death for the unwilling donors. Driven to flight, a fifteen-year-old and his companions struggle for survival, attempt to reunite with loved ones and take refuge from the “recruiters” who seek them out to bring them to the marrow-stealing “factories.”

Going into this book I wasn’t really sure about it and now that I’ve read it I’m still not that sure.  Not that it is a bad book, it’s okay I was just a bit disappointed by the ending, I was expecting more.  The book depicts an interesting take on the future and how twisted society can become even when you would think that we would learn from our past mistakes.

New Books in the Lodge

Infiltrate by Judith GravesImage result for maple leaf

Escalate by Sigmund Image result for maple leaf

Learning Seventeen by Brooke CarterImage result for maple leaf

 

 

 

 

Where She Fell by Kaitlin Ward

Girl Stolen by April Henry

The Girl I Used To Be by April Henry

 

 

 

 

The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry

The Body in the Wood by April Henry

Blood Will Tell by April Henry

 

 

 

 

The Swap by Megan Shull

Keeper by Kim Chance

Nothing But Sky by Amy Trueblood

 

 

 

 

How They Choked by Georgia Bragg