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The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine: Robert Conquest: 9780195051803: Amazon.com: Books

The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine: Robert Conquest: 9780195051803: Amazon.com: Books

The 2012 Carnegie Medal shortlist: outstanding books for children and teens. On my "to read" list. Hilarious that so many middle school kids think it's the same as 50 shades of Gray.

The 2012 Carnegie Medal shortlist: outstanding books for children and teens. On my "to read" list. Hilarious that so many middle school kids think it's the same as 50 shades of Gray.

Captivating Memoir of the 1933 famine in Ukraine - took me a long time to read this book.  I just kept thinking of my family and what they went through during this time.

Captivating Memoir of the 1933 famine in Ukraine - took me a long time to read this book. I just kept thinking of my family and what they went through during this time.

Harvest of Sorrow Robert Conquest - About the Soviet Genocide against Ukrainians in 1932-33 in which 10,000,000 Ukrainians were starved to death.

Harvest of Sorrow Robert Conquest - About the Soviet Genocide against Ukrainians in 1932-33 in which 10,000,000 Ukrainians were starved to death.

A beautifully, sad book that reminded me of The Number The Stars by Lois Lowry. But the characters have a such strength and love that in the end, you are buoyed up by hope.

A beautifully, sad book that reminded me of The Number The Stars by Lois Lowry. But the characters have a such strength and love that in the end, you are buoyed up by hope.

Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll, --- Pulitzer Prize Winner --- http://www.amazon.com/dp/0143034669/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_XP6jtb1HNGQ47FAS

Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll, --- Pulitzer Prize Winner --- http://www.amazon.com/dp/0143034669/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_XP6jtb1HNGQ47FAS

"The fate of the Romanovs" by Greg King and Penny Wilson. Details the last years and the aftermath of Russia's last Tsar.

"The fate of the Romanovs" by Greg King and Penny Wilson. Details the last years and the aftermath of Russia's last Tsar.

Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both. --The Washington Post.  Lina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys. Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life they've known. Separated from her father, forced onto a crowded and dirty train ...

Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both. --The Washington Post. Lina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys. Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life they've known. Separated from her father, forced onto a crowded and dirty train ...

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys – Reviewed by Nancy Wahl | Nerdy Book Club A must read!

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys – Reviewed by Nancy Wahl | Nerdy Book Club A must read!

In Their Shoes... By dipen ambalia -This book is about how the world looks like by being in the shoes of different people. The author has taken 17 characters and tried to visualise the world from their angle. There are characters such as - 24 yr old mentally challenged girl, an uneducated corrupt politician, 7 yr old Bindiya- a Drummer's daughter, a Visually challenged person, 8th Grade kid - Vineet, etc...  http://dipenambalia.com/in-their-shoes/about-the-book/

In Their Shoes... By dipen ambalia -This book is about how the world looks like by being in the shoes of different people. The author has taken 17 characters and tried to visualise the world from their angle. There are characters such as - 24 yr old mentally challenged girl, an uneducated corrupt politician, 7 yr old Bindiya- a Drummer's daughter, a Visually challenged person, 8th Grade kid - Vineet, etc... http://dipenambalia.com/in-their-shoes/about-the-book/

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