MWSA announces 2018 Awards Finalists

PITTSBURGH - Sept. 16, 2018 - PRLog -- The following Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) books have been designated as awards finalists for 2018.  The actual awards (Gold, Silver, or Bronze) will be announced at MWSA's General Membership Conference on November 9, 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina.  Books are listed by genre and then alphabetically by title (and author).

Children & Young Adult—Picture Book
  - Eddie and Bingo: Destination Christmas by Kathleen and Katherine Taylor
  - My Dad Got Hurt. What Can I Do? Helping Military Children Cope with a Brain-Injured Parent by Brunella Costagliola
  - my daddy is a sailor by Tahna Desmond Fox
  - My Daddy Sleeps Everywhere by Jesse Franklin

Children's Chapter Book
  - Jacqueline by Jackie Minniti

   - Love, Sweet to Spicy: A Corrales Writing Group Anthology by Chris Allen, John Atkins, Maureen Cooke, Sandi Hoover, Tom Neiman, Jim Tritten, and Pat Walkow

   - Holy in the Moment: Simple Ways to Love God and Enjoy Your Life by Ginger Harrington

Historical Fiction
   - Uncommon Bond  by John House

   - Air Force One  by Nicholas Veronico
   - Blades of Thunder  by W. Larry Dandridge
   - Chopper Heroes  by William Peterson
   - The Shadow Tiger: Billy McDonald, Wingman to Chennault  by William C McDonald III
   - The Solomons Campaigns, 1942-1943: From Guadalcanal to Bougainville, Pacific War Turning Point (Amphibious Operations in the South Pacific in World War II Series, Vol. 2)  by William L. McGee
   - Tiger Bravo's War by Rick St John
   - Wonderful Flying Machines by Barrett Beard

Horror/Fantasy/Sci Fi
   - Tested by Connie Cockrell

How to/Business
    - Hal Moore on Leadership: Winning When Outgunned and Outmanned  by Harold G. Moore

Literary Fiction
   - Flowers from Afghanistan by  Suzy Parish
   - Syllables of Rain by  D.S. Lliteras
   - The Perfection of Valor by  Bob Mustin

   - Heroes to the End by Jim Smith
   - Kanaga Diary: Lost in the Aleutians, 1938 by Estelle Lauer
   - Marcel's Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man's Fate by Carolyn Porter
   - Racing Back to Vietnam, A Journey in War and Peace by John Pendergrass
   - Through Smoke-Teared Eyes: The Vietnam War I Fought by Johnny F. Pugh

   - Homeland Burning by Brinn Colenda
   - Into a Dark Frontier by John Mangan
   - Land of Wolves: The Return of Lincoln's Bodyguard by Tj Turner
   - Sins of the Fathers by Joseph Badal
   - Soft Target by John D Trudel
   - The Consultant by Tj O'Connor

Pictorial/Coffee Table
   - Lighthouses of America by Tom Beard

Poetry—Poetry Book
   - Vietnam Voices by Michael Lepore
   - War in the Company of Medics: Poems of the 45th Surgical Hospital in Vietnam by John J. Candelaria

   - African American Warrant Officers - Their Remarkable History by Farrell Chiles
   - Bradley vs. BMP: Desert Storm 1991 by Mike Guardia
   - The Wicked Problem of Cultural Heritage and Conflict by Christopher Herndon and Joris Kila

Young Adult (fiction or non-fiction)
   - Sebastian's Tale by Dylan Weiss

Congratulations to this year's finalists!

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