The Biggest World War II Novels Hitting Shelves This Year

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It’s been nearly 80 years since the invasion of Poland and the beginning of World War II, yet the war and its effect on individuals continues to captivate us through fiction. Like the war itself, some of the books on our list are heartbreaking. However, these stories of trial and loss are not complete without narratives of resilience and hope. The World War II novels debuting this year embrace all the emotions the 1930s and 1940s aroused around the globe. Here are the biggest historical fiction novels about World War II hitting shelves this year. Publishers’ descriptions included.