From the Amamzon product description: WAR is not a book about the war in Afghanistan. It's a profile of some of the men who fought a part of the war in Afghanistan. Junger was embedded with a frontline unit and followed them over their eighteenth-month deployment.
This was a win from Kristi at Books and Needlepoint. Thank you, Kristi! As a military employee, families facing deployment is part of my every day world, not a good part. A "manly" topic like this isn't my usual cup of tea but I am drawn to it to understand what these guys who leave are getting into and what the ones who are coming home are bringing with them.
From the author's website: Birdie Cousins has planned a getaway with her daughter Chess on rustic, charming Tuckernuck Island off the coast of Nantucket, a chance to bond before Chess's upcoming marriage. Birdie's been through a difficult divorce herself, so she knows the big commitment that marriage entails. She's only recently dared to tiptoe back into the waters of romance.When Chess abruptly breaks off the wedding and her fiancé shockingly dies in a rock climbing accident, it leaves Chess feeling guilty and deeply depressed. Birdie circles the wagons, convincing her younger daughter Tate, and her own sister India to join them on Tuckernuck for the month of July. Secrets and intrigue soon make their way to the surface, as Elin Hilderbrand once again weaves a masterful story of summer suspense.
This was a win from Gwendolyn at A Sea of Books. Thank you, Gwendolyn! True confession...my Mailbox Monday post is so late, I've already listened to this one. It was delightful! I will post