Flashes of War

Want to read powerful short stories from the perspectives of both civilians and military personnel from America, Iraq, and Afghanistan? Want to see into the lives of those people and how the war has affected them? Then Flashes of War is the book for you.

Title: Flashes of War
Author: Katey Schultz
Genre: Literary Fiction
Reviewer: Joyce M. Gilmour

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1934074853

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Schultz, Katey

Life on a $5 Bet: Major General Edward J. Mechenbier

This is an exciting and enjoyable memoir from a decorated Air Force Major General, pilot, and Vietnam POW. He has a heck of a story, and brings it out with attention to detail, humor, and thoughtfulness.

Life on a $5 Bet: Major General Edward J. Mechenbier
by Major General Edward J. Mechenbier & Linda Swink
Book Category: Biography
Reviewed by: Darlene Iskra

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1932250980

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Mechenbier, Edward J.
Swink, Linda D.

1961 - Sliding Toward Armegeddon

For Boomers who remember those scary days, this book will expand your understanding of how two nuclear powers came nose to nose in October 1962.

1961 - Sliding Toward Armegeddon
by Donald J. Faranacci
Book Category: Mystery/Thriller
Reviewed by Joyce Faulkner
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): B00BEM4R84

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Faranacci, Donald J.

Author Tea and Book Signing

The ladies of the Palmeetto Hall Plantation Women's Group will be reading The Road to Frogmore for their September book club meeting.  While I'm at Hilton Head in November, I'll meet them at a tea to answer their questions.