First Impressions of Cilka's Journey

im.well.read
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Aug 06 2019 – 12:40 AM

Heart-wrenching

The horrors of the concentration camps are well known throughout history. Immediately Heather...

kulkaur
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Aug 05 2019 – 11:38 PM

I loved it!

I haven’t finished the first look yet but, I know that it will be one of my favorite books...

jnoble82
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Aug 05 2019 – 11:19 PM

Powerful start

Cilka was just a child when she was sent to a concentration camp. While there she suffered...

alysamorley
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Aug 05 2019 – 10:49 PM

Fascinating

This book seems right up my alley. I have a weird, irrational fascination with Siberia, and I am...

reetie519
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Aug 05 2019 – 10:24 PM

Can’t wait!

This is a sequel to the novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz. That was an incredibly moving and sad...

jacklynfox
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Aug 05 2019 – 09:19 PM

Sounds Powerful

I actually really want to read this book. It sounds like it will be a difficult read but a...

blondeswithbooks
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Aug 05 2019 – 08:54 PM

Heartbreaking

Books about the Holocaust and the tragic events around it are always powerful and intriguing...

angelas
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Aug 05 2019 – 08:12 PM

Heartwrenching story

This is a heartbreaking read already. Reading the first look was very hard as I couldn't imagine...

bridgettem
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Aug 05 2019 – 07:44 PM

A Must Read

Cecilia Klein, or Cilka, is a prisoner at Burkenau when it is liberated by the Soviet army....

morv2999
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Aug 05 2019 – 07:39 PM

Heartbreaking story

I have never read anything by Heather Morris before this. While this is a work of fiction I was...

phoebe
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Aug 05 2019 – 07:21 PM

Compelling

Something about this story touched me deeply, and that was after just the brief introduction. A...

maggielk
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Aug 05 2019 – 04:27 PM

Added to my list

Heather Morris' other book has been on my list for awhile and I haven't gotten to it yet. And...

fridpath
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Aug 05 2019 – 04:25 PM

Heartbreaking

I am enthralled by Cilka’s story. I am very sad and heartbroken that she will be punished just...

jackie reads books
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Aug 05 2019 – 03:43 PM

Wow

So, I know this is fiction, but I'll start by admitting this is a story I've never read before. ...

maggietibbitt
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Aug 05 2019 – 02:58 PM

Very good!

This book is so good so far! Cilka is such a likeable main character and I am so glad the author...

jsm
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Aug 05 2019 – 02:57 PM

An Amazing Beginning

First of all, the cover is very intriguing. You don't know who this woman is or where her journey...

sassycat
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Aug 05 2019 – 01:21 PM

Powerful

This sounds like a very powerful story. The fact that it is based on a true story would make it...

fastforward
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Aug 05 2019 – 12:24 PM

Intriguing premise

First of all I'm glad there was an author's note included at the beginning of the excerpt...

readwithwine
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Aug 05 2019 – 12:23 PM

New for me

I have not yet read the Tattoosit of Auschwitz but have heard many good things. I’m not sure...

ndoliner89
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Aug 05 2019 – 10:39 AM

heartbreaking

I am blown away by the power of this author's words & descriptions of the horrific conditions of...

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