World War II

Stories that take place during the world war II.

Sleep in Peace Tonight
The Wrong Boy
When Lions Roar: The Churchills and the Kennedys
The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men
George Marshall: An Interpretive Biography
Louise's Blunder (Louise Pearlie, #4)
The Garden of Letters
Such Good Girls: The Journey of the Hidden Child Survivors of the Holocaust
A World Elsewhere: An American Woman in Wartime Germany
The Only Thing to Fear
The Darkest Hour: A Novel
Where Treetops Glisten: Three Stories of Heartwarming Courage and Christmas Romance During World War II
Red Berries, White Clouds, Blue Sky


  • Bread or Death by Milton Mendel Kleinberg
    Bread or Death: Memories of My Childhood During and After the Holocaust
    Release date: Aug 14, 2014

    The war brought about scarcities of just about everything...except misery.
    “Alle raise,” (everybody out), the Ger…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Oct 29 - Nov 24, 2014
    10 copies available, 767 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Tiger Tail Soup by Nicki Chen
    Tiger Tail Soup: A Novel of China at War
    Release date: May 06, 2014

    When the first bombs fall, An Lee is pregnant and her husband is missing. In 1938, with Japanese troops approaching her island home…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Nov 17 - Nov 25, 2014
    1 copy available, 516 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Christmastime 1942 by Agnes Irene
    Christmastime 1942
    Book 3 in the Christmastime series.

    The Axis forces are winning. America struggles to find its footing in the war: men leave to fight; women join the w…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Oct 29 - Nov 29, 2014
    25 copies available, 224 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • All the Light We Cannot See
    Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
    Hollow City (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #2)
    Life After Life
    The Storyteller
    The Narrow Road to the Deep North
    Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
    Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy #2)
    Between Shades of Gray
    The Secret Keeper
    China Dolls
    Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General
    Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
    Lucky Us
    The Book Thief by Markus ZusakAgainst The Tide by John F. HanleyThe Orphans of Dachau by Anthony HulseThe Last Boat by John F. HanleyThe Winds of War by Herman Wouk
    Best 1940s Historical Fiction
    167 books — 234 voters
    Snow Falling on Cedars by David GutersonHotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie FordFarewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki HoustonDesert Exile by Yoshiko UchidaThe Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
    Japanese American Internment
    74 books — 41 voters

    The Longest Day by Cornelius RyanD-Day, June 6, 1944 by Stephen E. AmbroseD-Day by Antony BeevorBeyond the Beachhead by Joseph BalkoskiOmaha Beach by Joseph Balkoski
    Best D-day books
    14 books — 18 voters
    The Book Thief by Markus ZusakFatherland by Robert HarrisThe Reader by Bernhard SchlinkSchindler's List by Thomas KeneallyAngels Fallen by Francis Smith
    Nazi Germany in fiction
    43 books — 51 voters

    Popular World War II Books

    The Book Thief
    The Diary of a Young Girl
    Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
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    Sarah's Key
    Number the Stars
    Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
    Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

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