We Are at War: The Diaries of Five Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times by Simon Garfield. Beginning in the weeks before the war, and ending a year later with the Battle of Britain, the book will tell the story of the "phoney war" on the home front.
What happens when Darkness and Light collide? Seventeen is a life changing age for Emma Wise. As her family's sole survivor in a car crash, she is left with a broken arm, and a few scrapes and bruises. But these are only outward marks; inside, her heart is broken and the pieces scattered. Whisked away to Alaska, to an aunt she’s never met, Emma starts over. Secrets unveil themselves and now…she doesn't even know who or what she is.
"Black Diamonds": The Downfall of an Aristocratic Dynasty and the Fifty Years That Changed England by Catherine Bailey 2007 How the rich got richer on the backs of the poverty stricken coal miners of Yorkshire