Today’s selection is a non-fiction book that splits between the present day and the Holocaust, between well-equipped spelunkers and three desperate Jewish families. What they share between them, across time and circumstance, is a secret cave in the Ukraine.
Mindy from Propernoun takes us there in her gripping review of The Secret of Priest’s Grotto: A Holocaust Survival Story:
The author was moved to wonder if he would have had what it took. If he
could have done what these families did to survive. Readers will be
left with much the same thought as they see the photos of the survivors
and read about their reactions to seeing the sun for the first time in
Read the whole thing here.