Monthly Archives: January 2015

Deal Me In 2015: Week 4

This is the third week in a row I’ve drawn a hearts card (Ace of Hearts for this week) so once again, I’m reading a story from “Flashes of War” by Katey Schultz. I promise I shuffled the deck twice … Continue reading

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“George Washington” by James MacGregor Burns and Susan Dunn

As part of Project President, I’m attempting to read biographies of all our Presidents in order of their election to the post. So this month, I started with George Washington. There are a ton of biographies to choose from about … Continue reading

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Deal Me in 2015: Week 3

Week 3 of Deal Me In 2015 had me drawing the two of hearts, the second consecutive week that I’ve drawn a heart card. I still haven’t drawn a spade or a club but still plenty of time! This leads … Continue reading

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Deal Me In 2015: Week 2

This week, I drew the Queen of Hearts which led me to “Getting Perspective”, one of the many short stories written by Katey Schultz in her book, Flashes of War. Before we get into the story, some background about the book. … Continue reading

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Deal Me In 2015: Week 1

This morning kicks off the first week of Deal Me In 2015. Deal Me In is sponsored by Jay at Bibliophilopolis. You can find the general guidelines and my list from this post. This week I drew the Four of Hearts … Continue reading

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“American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History” by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice

This is the story of Chris Kyle, Navy SEAL and sniper. He’s credited with the most kills by a sniper in U.S. military history and is the basis for the movie “American Sniper” being released nationally in January 2015 and … Continue reading

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“Bataan Death March: A Survivor’s Account” by WIlliam E. Dyess

“Bataan Death March: A Survivor’s Account” is the true story of William E. Dyess’ survival of the Japanese POW camps. It covers action Dyess sees right before capture by the Japanese, the march to the first POW camp and subsequent marches to … Continue reading

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