Celebrate our courageous veterans by reading their stories. These three books do a tremendous job chronicling the heroism and sacrifice of the brave men and women who made it their purpose to serve others. These books are powerful resources to help you honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve.
Anyone who is interested in American history knows about the tragedy of the USS Indianapolis. Losing this great ship remains one of the darkest moments of United States naval history. But beyond tragedy, there is so much to be learned about the USS Indianapolis – particularly its many examples of heroism and valor. Heroes of the Shadows pays tribute to the heroic young black sailors who perished in the wreck – highlighting their service and sacrifice that has long been overlooked.
Breast cancer. Far too many women and their families confront these haunting two words. Although we have made great progress in our war against cancer, breast cancer still impacts 1 in every 8 women in the United States. While you do your part to raise awareness and act, take time to reflect upon survivor stories.... Continue Reading →
Johnny Rey’s new book is informative, compelling, and thought-provoking. Yard Down takes you on an educational journey through violent gang crime investigations that happen inside of the walls of one of California’s oldest prisons. It’s a must-read for true-crime fans and other readers who are intrigued by the intricate processes that go into capturing and convicting some of the country’s most harmful criminals.
Eventually Gareth a poignant and unforgettable memoir that I encourage everyone to read – particularly those who work in the events industry. Vulnerably written and filled with heart, Gareth Gallagher’s memoir takes you on a memorable journey through the darker side of event planning while battling addiction. Showcasing both his resilience and the indomitable nature of the human spirit, this is a real-life story that you will never forget.
It takes tremendous courage to be open and honest about the challenges we face. True difference makers aren’t afraid to share their struggles. This book is a triumphant example of that. Navigating Your Fertility as a Woman in Medicine is a vulnerable but empowering telling of the author’s infertility story interwoven with expectations of navigating a fertility journey from the point of view of a woman in medicine.
Diane Simard will touch your heart, move you to tears, and inspire you to face your fears with sheer tenacity and unrelenting courage. Her book, The Unlikely Gift of Breast Cancer, blends the self-help and autobiography genres and shares her remarkable story and lifechanging experience surviving cancer.
Journal of the Plague Years is a fascinating and at times chilling book that offers a first-hand look into what life was like in New York City during the most frightening days of the pandemic.