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Friday, April 26, 2013
12:44 pm edt
For the past
two days, I immersed myself in the pages of Solo Vietnam by Jeanette Vaughan. In this, her second novel, a sequel
to Flying Solo (reviewed here in July 2012) in which we are introduced to
an amazingly courageous woman, Nora Jean Broussard once again takes to the skies as a dust cropper by day and a torch singer
by night. She find herself managing a USO canteen in South Vietnam, hoping to find her former lover. This good, solid historical
novel about loves lost and regained and living life to the fullest is steeped in the morass of the Vietnam War era, complete
with action and adventure that will satisfy any mature reader.
Please follow the link and read my review of Solo Vietnam at www.authorexposure.com.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
12:19 pm edt
Sometimes you can both like and dislike like a novel. You can enjoy the writing style
and perhaps the message, but find the plotline annoying and/or the characters irritating. This rarely happens to me, since
I've enjoyed most of the books I've read lately--okay, I admit, there might have been one or two really bad klunkers. But
while I liked the author’s style, I was somewhat disappointed in the overall presentation of Dear Lucy: A Novel by Julie Sarkissian.
Please follow this link to www.authorexposure.com to read my review. I leave it up to you to decide you whether you're interested enough to put this peculiar book on your
J. McInerney, the host of this Literary Blog, is
an author, poet, and librettist. Her currently published works include a novel, a book of spiritual inspirations,
volumes of poetry, stories
for children (of all ages) and
a variety of children's musicals. Her titles include:
Colonial Theatre: A Novel
of Phoenixville during the Roarin' 20s
Phoenix Hose, Hook & Ladder: A Novel of
Phoenixville during World War I
Columbia Hotel: A Novel of Phoenixville during the Early
the Schuylkill Monster: A Novel of Phoenixville in 1978
Prisoner's Portrait: A Novel of Phoenxville during World War II
Rainbow in the Sky
Meditations for New Members
of Oreigh Ogglefont
The Basset Chronicles.
Cats of Nine Tales
Water: A Collection of Poems
Exodus Ending: A
Collection of More Spiritual Poems
We Three Kings
Beauty and the Beast
Peter, Wolf, and Red Riding
Originally from the New York metropolitan area, June currently lives near Valley Forge Park in Pennsylvania with her constant and loving companions, FrankieBernard and Sebastian Cat. She
is currently working on her sixth novel.