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Sophia’s #CBR4 Review #21: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

I’d heard a number of Pajibans mention The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2008) by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows as a charming, little book. Even so, it took me awhile to decide to give it a go. The title sounded odd, I had no idea what it was about, and I was half expecting a novel that tried too hard to be cute and quaint. Fortunately, I was wrong, and this turned out to be one of the most enjoyable books I’ve read all year.

Read the rest of my review here.

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One thought on “Sophia’s #CBR4 Review #21: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

  1. idgiepug on said:

    I love this book, too. I agree that it feels a bit old-fashioned, but that’s part of its charm. Before I read the novel, I didn’t know about the occupation of the Channel Islands, so it was an interesting look into history as well.

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