Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse

In the novel Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse, the main protagonist Hanneke is a black market dealer during World War II. Germany then invades the Dutch’s line of defense, killing Hanneke’s boyfriend Bas. While all of this misfortune is happening to her, one of her clients- Mrs. Janssen -who usually asks for…

The Lie Tree by Francese Hardinge

I’m reading The Lie Tree by Francese Hardinge. This book is a tale about a mysterious tree that spreads when the main character, Faith, lies. However, she learns the consequences of lying when her tales become too distant from the truth. My favorite character is of course Faith, because of her determination.  The part I…