Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Waiting On Wednesday 13/01/2015 'Salt to the Sea'


Waiting on Wednesday is all about sharing the books that I'm eagerly waiting to be released.

 This week the book that I'm waiting on is Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys.  Released February 9th.
I'm yet to read any of Ruta's other books, but I am really intrigued by the sound of this one.

25614492The author of Between Shades of Gray returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating—yet unknown—tragedies.

In 1945, World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia, and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, almost all of them with something to hide. Among them are  Joana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths converge en route to the ship that promises salvation, the Wilhelm Gustloff. Forced by circumstance to unite, the three find their strength, courage, and trust in each other tested with each step closer toward safety.

Just when it seems freedom is within their grasp, tragedy strikes. Not country, nor culture, nor status matter as all ten thousand people aboard must fight for the same thing: survival.

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