Book Reviews

Reviews of books by MWSA members. Reviews appear in reverse chronological order, with the most recent review posted appearing first.
Note: Some older reviews are being reposted to this site and those will appear out of order.

America's Greatest Blunder: The Fateful Decision to Enter World War One

History is said to be the propaganda of the winners. In America’s Greatest Blunder, Burton Pines shows how skillful propaganda can determine who the winners are.


by Burton Yale Pines
Book Category: History
Reviewed by: B. N. Peacock

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 098914870X

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Pines, Burton Yale

Silks and Sand

An entertaining adult read about a man struggling to keep a family racehorse farm solvent as well as his marriage. Hard work and integrity are part of the inheritance.

Silks and Sand
by K. Rowe
Book Category: Romance
Reviewed by: Mullins, Michael D.

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): B00C75VFM8

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Rowe, K.

My Brother in Arms: The Exceptional Life of Mark Andrew Forester, United States Air Force Combat Controller

Perserverance and determination, the biography of a fallen hero.

My Brother in Arms: The Exceptional Life of Mark Andrew Forester, United States Air Force Combat Controller
by Thad Forester
Book Category: Biography
Reviewed by: Jack Zerr

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1492734020

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Forester, Thad

ROE: Rules of Engagement (The Philip Lawson Saga, Book Two)

Welcome to your tour of duty in Nam. The sounds and smells are real.

ROE: Rules of Engagement (The Philip Lawson Saga, Book Two)
by Bill Rambow
Book Category: Historical Fiction
Reviewed by: Bob Flournoy

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0985002638

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Rambow, Bill

Lone Star Daybreak

Texas announces it will leave the United States and form a new country. The USA is fragmented and friends and relatives become enemies and new loyalties are formed along with a sense of loss and bitterness. This is their story!

Lone Star Daybreak
by Erik L. Larson
Book Category: Science Fiction
Reviewed by: Dick Geschke

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1622950631

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Larson, Erik L.

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