[Reading] ➹ The Cherry Harvest Author Lucy Sanna – Buyprobolan50.co.uk

The Cherry Harvest A Memorable Coming Of Age Story And Love Story, Laced With Suspense, Which Explores A Hidden Side Of The Home Front During World War II, When German POWs Were Put To Work In A Wisconsin Farm Community With Dark And Unexpected ConsequencesThe War Has Taken A Toll On The Christiansen Family With Food Rationed And Money Scarce, Charlotte Struggles To Keep Her Family Well Fed Her Teenage Daughter, Kate, Raises Rabbits To Earn Money For College And Dreams Of Becoming A Writer Her Husband, Thomas, Struggles To Keep The Farm Going While Their Son, And Most Of The Other Local Men, Are Fighting In Europe.When Their Upcoming Cherry Harvest Is Threatened, Strong Willed Charlotte Helps Persuade Local Authorities To Allow German War Prisoners From A Nearby Camp To Pick The Fruit.But When Thomas Befriends One Of The Prisoners, A Teacher Named Karl, And Invites Him To Tutor Kate, The Implications Of Charlotte S Decision Become Apparent Especially When She Finds Herself Unexpectedly Drawn To Karl So Busy Are They With The Prisoners That Charlotte And Thomas Fail To See That Kate Is Becoming A Young Woman, With Dreams And Temptations Of Her Own Including A Secret Romance With The Son Of A Wealthy, War Profiteering Senator And When Their Beloved Ben Returns Home, Bitter And Injured, Bearing An Intense Hatred Of Germans, Charlotte S Secrets Threaten To Explode Their World.


10 thoughts on “The Cherry Harvest

  1. says:

    I won a copy from GoodReads First Reads.So who knew there were Nazi POWs in Wisconsin during the Second World War If I learned that anywhere, I had forgotten And Northern Lights The atmosphere and sense of place were what I enjoyed about this pretty little book, especially with the locale being a Door County farm community It s cherry picking time but all the workers are off to war The previous year that meant no harvest and no income So Charlotte and Thomas, the farmers, suggest bringing I won a copy from GoodReads First Reads.So who knew there were Nazi POWs in Wisconsin during the Second World War If I learned that anywhere, I had forgotten And Northern Lights The atmosphere and sense of place were what I enjoyed about this pretty little book, especially with the locale being a Door County farm community It s cherry picking time but all the workers are off to war The previous year that meant no harvest and no income So Charlotte and Thomas, the farmers, suggest bringing in POWs to help Hard times make people do things they wouldn t ordinarily do, so I hope that explains some of the selfish ways displayed by Charlotte but really there wasto it than t...


  2. says:

    Completely divided on this book for a number of reasons I liked the fact Charlotte was the adulterer, although I never liked her at all Thomas was a solid character, I wishwas revealed and developed, he kept my attention when I wanted to close the cover and call it a day Charlotte didn t gain any points in my book, didn t like her or warm to her She came across as cold, aloof, I felt a disconnect with her throughout the story I never understood the attraction or draw between her and K Completely divided on this book for a number of reasons I liked the fact Charlotte was the adulterer, although I never liked her at all Thomas was a solid character, I wishwas revealed and developed, he kept my attention when I wanted to close the cover and call it a day Charlotte didn t gain any points in my book, didn t like her or warm to her She came across as cold, alo...


  3. says:

    Rarely do I have the delicious opportunity and luxury to read almost non stop as I did with Lucy Sanna s novel The Cherry Harvest It s the best way to read and allowed me to follow her memorable and conflicted characters without missing a beat, through a well told and crafted story.While war raged in Europe, on the Christiansen s Wisconsin cherry farm, without workers, Charlotte and Thomas worry that they will lose their harvest Emotions are high, ripe for the sort of conflict that arises wh Rarely do I have the delicious opportunity and luxury to read almost non stop as I did with Lucy Sanna s novel The Cherry Harvest It s the best way to read and allowed me to follow her memorable and conflicted characters without missing a beat, through a well told and crafted story.While war raged in Europe, on the Christiansen s Wisconsin cherry farm, without workers, Charlotte and Thomas worry that they will lose their harvest Emotions are high, ripe for the sort of conflict that arises when German POWs are brought to work the land and pick the cherries Everything that follows moves the story forward in a highly emotional and unpredictable way It is in Charlotte s emotionally conflicted stru...


  4. says:

    Original review can be found at received an advanced readers copy from William Morrow via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review Thank you I love historical fiction particularly when the story takes place during either of the World Wars This book takes on an angle that I have not read about before which says quite a bit because I have readwar stories than I can count It takes place on American soil where German war prisoners were used to hel Original review can be found at received an advanced readers copy from William Morrow via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review Thank you I love historical fiction particularly when the story...


  5. says:

    Every book has good and bad, so I ll start with speaking of the good The author does a fantastic job of capturing, in the first chapter of the book, the basic makeup of her characters She will add shades as the tale goes on but the basic elements of who they are is incredibly encapsulated in the opening pages Charlotte is butchering a rabbit at the start of the story We know it is her daughter s rabbit, we know she had options But she is determined to put a full meal on the table and that r Every book has good and bad, so I ll start with speaking of the good The ...


  6. says:

    A slow burn but compulsively readable tale of love, war, and the secrets we keep.Review coming soon


  7. says:

    This book has received many varied stars which I am puzzled about as I found this a powerful and compelling story about a family during World War II I loved the setting, the characters and the fact that I was unable to do anything else until I had finished the book Charlotte is a cherry farmer s wife, Thomas her husband, Kate the daughter at home helping where she can but aiming for University and Ben the son off at war and to keep everything going the local farmers bring in Nazi POW s to get This book has received many varied stars which I am puzzled about as I found this a powerful and compelling story about a family during World War II I loved the setting, the characters and the f...


  8. says:

    Read this book IF You are 14 18 years oldYou have not read very many novelsYou enjoy grade B Lifetime movies.The serious reader will have this one figured out from the beginning It should be classified under Romance not general fiction Plodding story line and tedious characters.


  9. says:

    While visiting Door County, Wisconsin, I went into a small bookstore on Washington Island I was looking for something about the island the store owner suggested that I read THE CHERRY HARVEST instead She recommended it for its complexity and good writing I am glad I listened to her This is a novel that has stayed with me for several weeks.The book is set in Door County during WWII when German POWs arrive to work the cherry harvest in place of the migrants who have gone to war The presence While visiting Door County, Wisconsin, I went into a small bookstore on Washington Island I was looking for something about the island the store owner suggested that I read THE CHERRY HARVEST instead She recommended it for its complexity and good writing I am glad I listened to her This is...


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I had high hopes for this title German POWs in the States is a fascinating topic, and I dove into the book expecting an intriguing story Well I had trouble liking any of the characters Kate and her mother Charlotte are the two we get to know the most, and I found Kate a little too Mary Sue at times yes, I will have a rich boy fall in love with my almost drowned self and my farm girl self will totally fit in with his Fortune 500 life and Charlotte could have been made a littleinter I had high hopes for this title German POWs in the States is a fascinating topic, and I dove into the book expecting an intriguing story Well I had trouble liking any of the characters Kate and her mother Charlotte are the two we get to know the most, and I found Kate a little too Mary Sue at times yes, I will have a rich boy fall in love with my alm...