Book Pairing: Fly Girls

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In my last post I introduced a new series called Book Pairings, where I share two books to pair together to expand your knowledge and enhance your reading experience. Check out the first book pairing I suggested here.

For my next pairing, I was inspired when I read a review of the recent nonfiction work Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History (published on August 7, 2018). I was immediately reminded of a novel I read that also featured female pilots, particularly during World War II, called Code Name Verity. While these books are very different in a lot of ways, both feature female pilots and the challenges they faced trying to be taken seriously as pilots. Female pilots have been largely overlooked as a part of history in general and in World War II, something that both of these books look to correct in their own ways.

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Book Pairing: Royals

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This is the first post in a new blog series I’m introducing where I’ll be suggesting two (or maybe more) books to pair together. I was an English major in college, and I always loved studying books that complemented each other, expanded on a topic, or provided different perspectives on the same theme. Even just reading for fun, I still often find myself wanting to read books together that really “go” together, and expand my knowledge or challenge my ideas about a given topic or theme.

After the royal wedding, I’m sure I’m not the only one who had a hard time getting back to reality. There is something about the British royal family that seems to fascinate (almost) everyone, but while everyone seems to have their minds on the modern royals right now, I thought I’d suggest some reading that goes back a few years:

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