Fall of Poppies

Fall of Poppies

Stories of Love and the Great War

Book - 2016
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The top voices in historical fiction deliver an intensely moving collection of short stories about loss, longing, and hope in the aftermath of World War I.
Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, ©2016.
ISBN: 9780062418548
Characteristics: 357 pages ;,21 cm.

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mynovelesquelife
Jun 13, 2019

RATING: 3.5 STARS
2016; William Morrow Paperbacks/HarperCollins
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Nine historical fiction writers get together and put out an anthology of love stories set in World War I. Each story is a standalone from each other and other than the theme are not connected. For me, some stories were a bit stronger than others - writing and interesting wise. While almost every author is on my TBR list, I have not yet read anything by these authors. Lauren Willig and Beatriz Williams have moved up on my list and I am looking forward to Heather Webb, Hazel Gaynor and Jennifer Robson's novels. This is a perfect collection for those who are interested in historical fiction, light on romance war tales, of women during World War I. These women write primarily historical fiction so if you are interested in the genre this is one way to see how the authors write. Fall of Poppies is also a great book to keep nearby when you only a moment to read.

***I received an eARC from EDELWEISS***

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DeannaPark
May 24, 2018

New to all of this.
1st hold was incorrectly done, just lucky that book was in that library branch.
now my 2nd try and I can see that this one does not look to be doing any better - I will try to go to the branch today to see if my attempt has worked. mention of the book being there...
we will see.

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RescueDog
Nov 07, 2017

I just didn’t enjoy these stories.

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LovieBooker
Mar 01, 2017

Delightful to read, even while on a treadmill at 5 a.m.

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