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Meet Amanda Barratt at Rendezvous ’24

Join authors and readers at JustRead Rendezvous on November 15, 2024, near Chicago, to celebrate stories and enjoy encouraging fellowship. Meet Amanda Barratt, a participating author and The Christy Award 2023 Book of the Year winner, and discover what she’s reading!


About the Author

Amanda BarrattAmanda Barratt is the bestselling author of numerous historical novels and novellas, including The Warsaw Sisters, Within These Walls of Sorrow, and The White Rose Resists. She is the recipient of multiple Christy Awards as well as the Carol Award. Amanda lives in Michigan.

You can learn more about Amanda Barratt and her books on her website at

Genre: historical fiction

Currently reading: an ARC of The Burning of Rosemont Abbey by Naomi Stephens


About the Featured Title

The Warsaw Sisters by Amanda BarrattThe Warsaw Sisters

On a golden August morning in 1939, sisters Antonina and Helena Dąbrowska send their father off to defend Poland against the looming threat of German invasion. The next day, the first bombs fall on Warsaw, decimating their beloved city and shattering the world of their youth.

When Antonina’s beloved Marek is forced behind ghetto walls along with the rest of Warsaw’s Jewish population, Antonina turns her worry into action and becomes a key figure in a daring network of women risking their lives to shelter Jewish children. Helena finds herself drawn into the ranks of Poland’s secret army, joining the fight to free her homeland from occupation. But the secrets both are forced to keep threaten to tear the sisters apart–and the cost of resistance proves greater than either ever imagined.

Shining a light on the oft-forgotten history of Poland during WWII and inspired by true stories of ordinary individuals who fought to preserve freedom and humanity in the darkest of times, The Warsaw Sisters is a richly rendered portrait of courage, sacrifice, and the resilience of our deepest ties.

Also Available: Within These Walls of Sorrow, The White Rose Resists


Amanda Barratt 2024 JustRead Rendezvous Participating Author

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