55 Followers
11 Following
fefferbooks

FefferBooks

An editor and avid reader gives her frank thoughts about everything she reads. More reviews and book blather on fefferbooks.com!

Currently reading

If I Should Die
Amy Plum
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1)
Marissa Meyer

The Hiding Place

The Hiding Place - Corrie ten Boom, Elizabeth Sherrill, John Sherrill This book has been recommended to me for years. I've always had a fascination with WWII and the Holocaust, but I find reading about it difficult--a book is a long time to spend with one's head in such a dark place. Still, several people told me how uplifting and surprisingly light Ten Boom's story was, in spite of the darkness surrounding her. I can only add my agreement here. From the first lines of the book, The Hiding Place captured me with its infectious warmth. Corrie Ten Boom was clearly tenacious in her optimism and faith, and that strength of spirit infuses her telling. I literally could not put the book down, and carried it with me throughout the house, finishing it in a day.