A book recommendation from fellow blogger Marjoriesworldofbooks
The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman
Book Review: 5 out of 5 star rating
Hannah has come to town and wants to open a bookshop though no one believes it will succeed. She hires Tom Hope to help her build some shelves. Tom recognizes a heart-broken person in Hannah as Tom is one himself. His wife Trudy left him and took her son, Peter, with her. Tom loved Peter like a son and he misses him dreadfully. Hannah, well, Hannah has met with more grief than most when she was taken to Auschwitz. Both of these broken-hearted souls will learn whether they can be healed or be haunted by their losses forever.
I was completely mesmerized by this beautifully written book. I can see why this was compared to “The Light Between Oceans” because it had that same tragic, soul-wrenching quality to it. This book just wouldn’t…
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