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.

Buddy and Grace

Today's greatest dilemma: retaining our dignity as we age. With baby boomers sandwiched between their "me" lifestyle and aging parents, nursing homes are filling up with a forgotten generation. In his debut novel, John Ciarlo writes a deeply moving love story about an aged couple determined to live life their way while frustrating their dysfunctional family and local authorities.

Buddy and Grace
by John Ciarlo
Book Category: Literary Fiction
Reviewed by: Bonnie Toews

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): B009SPD33E

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Ciarlo, John