Wednesday, November 16, 2016

WoW #123: Wait for Me by Caroline Leech

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Waiting on Wednesday is hosted every week by Breaking the Spine which lets us showcase an upcoming release we are excited about! 

Wait for Me by Caroline LeechWait for Me
by Caroline Leech
January 31, 2017
384 pages

Goodreads Summary:
The perfect blend of sweet romance and historical flavor, Wait for Me, from debut author Caroline Leech, brings a fresh new voice to a much-loved genre.

It’s 1945, and Lorna Anderson’s life on her father’s farm in Scotland consists of endless chores and rationing, knitting Red Cross scarves, and praying for an Allied victory. So when Paul Vogel, a German prisoner of war, is assigned as the new farmhand, Lorna is appalled. How can she possibly work alongside the enemy when her own brothers are risking their lives for their country?

But as Lorna reluctantly spends time with Paul, she feels herself changing. The more she learns about him—from his time in the war to his life back home in Germany—the more she sees the boy behind the soldier. Soon Lorna is battling her own warring heart. Loving Paul could mean losing her family and the life she’s always known. With tensions rising all around them, Lorna must decide how much she’s willing to sacrifice before the end of the war determines their fate.

I haven't read a story like this one so I want to give this book a try :)

What are you guys waiting on this week?


  1. I just got this book recently, and I'm curious about it. It's not something I would typically read, but I'm hoping it's good! Great pick ^_^

    Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles

  2. Okay, this book sounds SUPER intriguing! I've been trying to read more historical fiction recently and this one sounds right up my alley, I'll definitely be looking it up on goodreads--thanks so much for sharing! Also, I hope you enjoy it when you get the chance to read it!

    Here is my Weekly Wishlist post, if you're interested in taking a gander. No pressure or worries if you're not, though! Either way, happy book-ing to you in the near future...and have a great rest of your week!

    1. Thank you Elizabeth! I hope this one makes you want to read even more historical fiction!

  3. I'm excited for this one, too. I love historical stories that really show the human stories of war. Great pick, Eileen!

  4. Oh man, 1945. What a dynamic year. I'd not heard of this book before. I hope you enjoy this book when you get a chance to read it!

    Have a lovely week, Eileen. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!


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