Everyone Brave is Forgiven is by Chris Cleave. Set during WWII London, this is the story of two roommates who fall for the same girl at the beginning of the war. The story follows the trio throughout the course of the war with all its horrors and displays of heroism. The author was inspired by the real love letters written by his grandparents during the writing of this book. This book makes you feel like you are with the characters in all their trials and tribulations; the writing is outstanding.
Ratings: 11th grade - 9 out of 10 - AC (mature thematic content).