Busch, Frederick. Children in the Woods. New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1994.
Reason read: Busch’s birth month is in August.
Children in the Woods is made up of 23 short stories. 615 more words
Gann, Ernest. The High and the Mighty. New York: William Sloan Associates, 1953.
Reason read: August is Aviation month.
Ignore the dated details like being introduced to your flight crew before boarding, stewardesses taking your coats as you settle into your seat, it being permissible to smoke once en route and so on…and you will have the classic tale of impending tragedy. 192 more words
Ryan, Cornelius. The Last Battle. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1966.
Reason read: to finished the series started in honor of D-Day. To be fair, this wasn’t part of a “series” but it made sense to read next since historically, the last battle came after the events in… 284 more words