Do you like retellings? I love retellings! Add to that a story about the Holocaust? Yes, please! So many things gave shape to this novel: the stepmother giving the children German names to ensure their survival, Magda the Witch taking them in, the father’s love for his children, the stepmother’s ultimate sacrifice, and Hansel’s need…

Book Review

Title: Salt to the Sea Author: Ruta Sepetys Genre: Histotical Fiction Pages: 391 “How foolish to believe we are more powerful than the sea or the sky.” Set during WWII(Winter of 1945), Ruta Sepetys documents the journey of four ficional characters to tell the true story of the deadliest  disaster in maritime history, the sinking…