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Goodnight Sweetheart (World War II #1)

4.25  ·  Rating Details ·  255 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
On the eve of World War II in Liverpool, life is about to change forever for one girl. As war breaks out so too does Molly Dearden! Molly is used to living in the shadow of her older sister, June. When their mother died Molly was just seven years old, and June helped their grief-stricken father look after her in their tiny home in the tight-knit Edge Hill district of Liver ...more
ebook, 576 pages
Published January 19th 2009 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published August 7th 2006)
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Cora ☕ Tea Party Princess
I intensely dislike the majority of characters in this book. How can so many people be like that? So bitchy and nasty and short with one another, or trying to control the every action of the poor, dear, beautiful protagonist.

It's your run of the mill wartime saga - dragging on for too long, about a female character who doesn't really develop much past the quivering walk-over she was at the beginning, falling in love with someone who's perfect only to lose him and then falling in love again with
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Victoria Shepherd
This book does a lovely job of bringing history to life, but teeters perilously close to the mundane with its too-good-to-be-true protagonist and its neatly tied up storyline.
Diana
May 29, 2011 Diana rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It made me feel like I was there, during the II World War. Truly a great book.
Elinor
I chose this book because I'm interested in wartime fiction. The novel certainly had an authentic setting with plenty of details about life in Liverpool during the early years of the Second World War. The main character Molly was a sweet girl, very sympathetic. For me, the novel was a little on the lighter side. The genre is definitely romance with Molly being courted by three different men, and the war serving as the backdrop for her personal life. If readers enjoy historical romance, they woul ...more
Jo Lord
Dec 16, 2013 Jo Lord rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A great Book, once I started this I couldn't stop reading. It has opened me up to a whole new area of reading and interest in war, which I once felt was a bore. Definitely going to read the others books now..!
Lesley
Nov 09, 2013 Lesley rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Took me a bit to get into the style of writing but got to love the characters and kept going. Looking forward to book 2 next.
Samantha
Aug 10, 2010 Samantha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved Reading it the First time and Just as Much Reading it again :)
Sandy
May 04, 2014 Sandy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great War time fiction!

Kim Faires
Jun 05, 2014 Kim Faires rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this book. Am looking forward to reading more from this author. She writes about WWII in London. Excellent!
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