[Free E–pub] (The Flight Girls) By Noelle Salazar
Easy 5 Stars I daresay this will be one of my favorite books of the year This book follows the will be one of my favorite books of the year This book follows the Audrey Coltrane before during and after her time
a WASP during The WASP rogram Women Airforce Service Pilots did jobs like ferrying military lanes between bases trained the men entering the airforce and tested both new and repaired lanes before they were shipped back overseas all without the rotection of military status While the book does have a fair bit of romance the most compelling relationships were the ones Audrey grew with the other women in her rogram The ortrayal ofAs A WASP During
These Women Was So Well Rounded Eachwomen was so well rounded each we met had a distinct ersonality I loved that the author showed all types of women in the book ones that were feminine ones that were tomboys mean girls engaged girls and women who never want to be married A woman who spent hours on her hair and makeup could still fly circles around the men and a woman who never wanted kids wasn t suddenly swayed from her choice by a Tales from the Ballpark Tales from the Ballpark Tales from the Ballpark: More of the Greatest True Baseball Stories Ever Told More of the Greatest True Baseball Stories Ever Told More of the Greatest True Baseball Stories Ever Told pretty face Overall this was an excellent debut and I can t wait to see what comes next My thanks to NetGalley and MIRA for sending me an advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review All opinions are my own and are not influenced by theublisher I ll start this out by freely admitting that I seem to be in the minority opinion on this one I read a lot of rave reviews and went in with super high hopes ready for a WWII story with a lot of substance and a strong interesting female Isocrates I (The Oratory of Classical Greece, vol. 4) protagonist What I got felt fluffy romance set against a dark backdropThe book definitelylays lip service to the idea of a strong female lead but it doesn t really feel like it goes beyond that Audrey is not like other girls because she likes to fly Robot Programming: A Practical Guide to Behavior-Based Robotics planes and doesn t want to get married and have babies The only reason she doesn t want to get married and have babies by the way seems to be because it d be nearly impossible to find a husband who would allow her to keep flying I think this really gets at the heart of my issue with Audrey that her love of flight really felt like her singular defining character trait She never starting feeling like aerson to me I love that she had an unconventional Perfect Phrases for Writing Company Announcements: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Powerful Internal and External Communications passion for a woman of the time but that s not enough on its own to make her an interesting characterAnother reviewer on Goodreads alsoointed out some anachronisms in the novel This truly isn t something that bothers me as a reader barring something ridiculous like if Audrey were to suddenly Versailles pull out a fliphone but for readers who are super into the accuracy of their history it s bound to ruffle some feathersThe romance while it took up a bigger art of the story than I would have liked was fine I liked that Audrey found someone who shared her a. A stunning story about the Women Airforce Service Pilots whose courage during World War II turned ordinary women into extraordinary heroes1941 Audrey Coltrane has always wanted to fly It's why she implored her father to teach her at the little airfield back home in Texas It's why she signed up to train military ilots in Hawaii when the war in Europe began And it's why she insists she is not intere. Ssion and there seemed to be a huge amount of respect between the two of them especially considering the normal Espenlaub power dynamics of a relationship in the timeeriod This felt healthy and sweet if a bit redictable although what romance isn t My only real ualm with the romance aspect of the book was that I m not a huge fan of the basic concept of the story which was girl who adamantly never wants to get married discovers she just hasn t met the right man yet I think The Flight Girls will appeal to romance fans far than historical fiction fans which seems odd given the remise and marketing of the bookThe Flight Girls is a story with a lot of otential that while it missed the mark for me ersonally seems to be a huge hit with a lot of readers Pick this up if you re in the mood a light read but don t expect hard hitting historical fiction that makes you think This is Noelle Salazar s debut novel and I do think she has tons of otential I m excited to see what she writes nextYou can read all of my reviews on my blog Jenna BookishFacebook Instagram Tumblr I icked up an ARC of this book at my job in a bookstore After 100 How to Be Alone pages I declared a book divorce Yes it s that badFirst let s talk about the fact this book is sooorly edited it made me a former editor nearly cry No I didn t find Racial Theories In Context piles of typos I foundiles of anachronisms for a book about 1941 45Referring to women as Ms the term was not in broad opular use until 1968A male character keeps bumping his
head against the headrest of a jeep theyagainst the headrest of a Jeep They had seats back then let alone headrests Women wear Victory Rolls big curls in their hair before Pearl Harbor after was OKAsserts that eople watched the horrors of Pearl Harbor on television and I can t even begin to slam this statement hard enoughNumerous statements that the MC s mother was against her flying then states she encourages her to flyspends almost 2 full Cigarette Kisses pages describing an apartment we ll never see again but only about 3 graphs on the devastation at Pearl HarborThis is lazyoorly researched oorly executed historical fiction that does the writer no favors nor the entire genre of women s fiction It has a nifty remise and should have been a good read even if the we ll just be friends even though we re madly attracted to each other remise
is retty sillyDo I sound angry I read a lot of independent authors work that runs ringspretty sillyDo I sound angry I read a lot of independent authors work that runs rings this book that the indies can t even get anyone to look at And then dreck like this gets Gutsy Girls: Young Women Who Dare put out It makes me tired I ve said it before the stories from WWII are endless as are the numbers ofeople impacted I never tire of these stories and The Flight Girls is indeed a special one Have you heard of the Women Airforce Service Pilots from World War II In 1941 Audrey Coltrane loves to fl. Sted in any dream derailing romantic involvements even with the disarming Lieutenant James Hart who fast becomes a friend as treasured as the women she flies with Then one fateful day she gets caught in the air over Pearl Harbor just as the bombs begin to fall and suddenly nowhere feels safeTo make everything she's lost count for something Audrey joins the Women Airforce Service Pilots rogram The. .
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SHE SIGNS UP TO TRAIN PILOTS IN HAWAIIsigns up to train military ilots in Hawaii the war is starting She s also not interested in romance because she s focused on her career but she forms a strong friendship with Lieutenant James Hart Audrey is in the air when Pearl Harbor is bombed This spurs her to join the Women Airforce Service Pilots rogram When James is missing Audrey is fighting for her country and also for James Oh my strong women I was so inspired by Audrey s story and that of the women beside her I adored Audrey and I loved her relationships with all the other women The bond was solid and they looked out for each other as those in the military do I breezed right through The Flight Girls It s written smoothly and evokes every emotion There is a romance here but at the center of the story is these formidable women and what they did to Never Sweeter protect our country A beautifully written well told story I received a complimentary copy All opinions are my own My reviews can also be found on my blog wwwjennifertarheelreadercom We had the honour of Noelle Salazar joining us in the Behind the Pages group for a A She shared some amazing insight to The Flights Girls To find out about The Flight Girls you can find the group herehttpswwwgoodreadscomgroupshowThe Flight Girls makes for an inspiring lighter historical fiction that explores the dynamics between the characters rather than the historical events to the story The story focuses on one women s strength and will to follow herassion here with our well developed main character Audrey Coltrane Her assion leads her to join the relatively unknown Women Airforce Service Pilots WASP during WWII Noelle Salazar does a great job here dramatizing the camaraderie as she explores the compelling friendships between the women of the WASP She adds some romance here as well for Audrey that added a bit drama than I would have liked I love stories that focus on the strong women of WWII and Noelle Salazar sure delivers here with these women who each have joined the WASP for their own reasons I enjoyed the dynamics here and the connections formed between the women and were drawn into their world I could feel the emotional depth of the story here with the women s strength and fears as a team as well as Audrey s own emotions I could visualize what it might have been like for the real strong and courageous ilots I highly recommend for a lighter historical fiction that is inspired by the real women ilots Thank you so much to Eden at Harleuin Trade Publishing Mira Books and Noelle Salazar for gifting me a copy of this bookThis was a Sister read with Norma and Lindsay For reviews from us The Traveling Sisters Three for this title can be found on our bloghttpstwosisterslostinacouleecom2. Bonds she forms with her fellow ilots reignite a spark of hope in the face war and when James goes missing in action give Audrey the strength to cross the front lines and fight not only for her country but for the love she holds so dearShining a light on a little known Steam Heat piece of history The Flight Girls is a sweepingortrayal of women's fearlessness love and the The Literary Language of Shakespeare power of friendship to make us soar.