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"Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers" - Sara Ackerman

Set in the beautiful tropical islands of Hawaii, we follow the story of Violet and her daughter Ella. This mother and daughter are trying to find peace during the war and the disappearance of Violets husband one year prior. War waits for no man as Violet and her friends must find ways to provide for their families without support of their spouses. Through struggle, mystery, discovery and friendship this unlikely family forms a bond that no war can break. 

"The Forgotton Garden" - Kate Morton

What circumstances in life had to happen for me to land in Minneapolis Minnesota? What stories of my families past do I not know? Most importantly, what sacrifices were made to give me the life I have? As always, this book teaches to be kind, do not assume, and family is not always blood.