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Another outstanding novel from Sepetys! It's harrowing but so thoughtfully written with fully fleshed out characters. Due to the nature of wartime, there are some depictions of atrocities that some readers may find disturbing. Well, every reader will find them disturbing but some will be more ready than others. ...more
Feb 04, 2016 Gabrielle rated it really liked it
Spotlight on a little known tragedy and often ignored groups of people from WWII. I did not always like the format (a character per chapter), but it moved at a good clip with compelling characters and/or events. Teachable, especially in book groups.