Warning: My favorite genres are historical fiction, informational, and memoirs. Just letting you know!
Five stars plus go to Laura Hillenbrand’s (author of Seabiscuit) Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. Although this true story is heart-wrenching; it makes the ending that much sweeter.
“All he could see, in every direction, was water. It was June 23, 1943. Somewhere on the endless expanse of the Pacific Ocean, Army Air Forces bombardier and Olympic runner Louie Samperini lay across a small raft, drifting westward. …had been adrift for twenty-seven days.”