The War I Finally Won (The War That Saved My Life, #2) by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

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Read The War I Finally Won (The War That Saved My Life, #2) Online Free - When Ada’s clubfoot is surgically fixed at last, she knows for certain that she’s not what her mother said she was—damaged, deranged, crippled mentally as well as physically. She’s not a daughter anymore, either. What is she?

World War II continues, and Ada and her brother, Jamie, are living with their loving legal guardian, Susan, in a borrowed cottage on the estate of the formidable Lady Thorton—along with Lady Thorton herself and her daughter, Maggie. Life in the crowded cottage is tense enough, and then, quite suddenly, Ruth, a Jewish girl from Germany, moves in. A German? The occupants of the house are horrified. But other impacts of the war become far more frightening. As death creeps closer to their door, life and morality during wartime grow more complex. Who is Ada now? How can she keep fighting? And who will she struggle to save?



Title : The War I Finally Won (The War That Saved My Life, #2)
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ISBN : 0525429204
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 400 pages


Reviews


Abby rated it ★★★★★

July 13, 2017

I *loved* The War That Saved My Life and friends, this is a worthy sequel. I am in awe of Kimberly Bradley's ability to create characters that are so real, feeling emotions that are so raw that the reader can't help but feel them, too. The growth and development of these characters through the st...


Scott rated it ★★★★★

June 30, 2017

Trying to put this review into words is so difficult. The story, the characters, the history...it was all done SO well. Kimberly allows us to see Ada to her core. She begins to help us understand the impact of neglect and abuse, the gravity of war, and depth of beginning to understand a concept t...


Vikki rated it ★★★★★

June 05, 2017

THE WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE is a hard act to follow but I think I have liked this follow-up even more! The bonds of family and friendship are tested and strengthened again as the war continues to wreak havoc on Ada's life. Bradley does not shy away from writing about Ada's anger and confusion and...


Eve rated it ★★★★★

December 09, 2017

"Love isn't as rare as you think it is...You can love all sorts of people, in all sorts of ways. Nor is love in any way dangerous." I've devoured this series within a week of "discovering" it, and now don't know what to do with myself. Thoroughly enjoyable and edifying. I would eat it if I could....


Kirsten rated it ★★★★★

September 30, 2017

A perfect historical novel. Kimberly Brubaker Bradley seamlessly combines WWII realities--ration books, fire watching, displaced Jewish Germans in the village (or the home), Anderson shelters, Land Girls, air raids, secrecy--with the fictional story of Ada and Jamie, orphans after their mother's...


Text rated it ★★★★★

December 14, 2017

Ada’s voice is honest and authentic and true…A novel to curl up with on a rainy day; it took me back to the novels I read and loved as a child.’ Steph Bowe, author of Night Swimming ‘Achingly lovely…Nuanced and emotionally acute.’ Wall Street Journal ‘An inimitable, robust, yet lyrically written bild...


Renata rated it ★★★★★

January 02, 2018

IM NOT CRYING, YOU'RE CRYING OH NO MY BAD, I'M CRYING. I'M CRYING SO MUCH. I'M CRYING SO MUCH IT'S MAKING YOU CRY TOO. BUT LIKE IN A GOOD WAY THOUGH.


Alex rated it ★★★★★

September 11, 2017

When last we left our evacuees, Ada Smith and her younger brother Jaime, they had been taken away from Susan Smith (no relation), with whom them had been living after being evacuated from London, and brought back to London by their mother despite the constant bombing. Sure enough, one night durin...


DaNae rated it ★★★★★

October 20, 2017

Whoa, one of the few books of this year I longed to return to and mourned its end. Ada's prickly voice shines. Lady Thorton more than makes up for the one-note Mam of the first book. A thornier Marrila Cuthbert.


Susan rated it ★★★★★

September 02, 2017

5 stars isn't enough for the sequel to Ada's story. Beautiful from beginning to end!





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