History Read-Along: Gunner’s Run, Chapters 4-6

Ready for more historical fiction? We’re reading and discussing chapters 4, 5, & 6 of Gunner’s Run by Rick Barry. If you’re still reading, no worries… We don’t have any major spoilers (without warnings) in this blog post, just some extra history to go with the story!

Chapter 4 – Extra History

Let’s talk about parachutes. A couple weeks ago a friend and I were questioning the history of parachutes. When did they come into existence? When did military pilots start wearing them? Since there’s a parachute in this chapter, I thought it might be fun to share some of the history we learned… Continue reading

History Read-Along: Gunner’s Run, Chapters 1-3

Grab a mug of pumpkin spice tea and the historical fiction book for our autumn read-along! Today, we’ve rounded up some extra history notes to accompany the first three chapters.

But we’re seriously wondering if anyone really stopped after Chapter 3 with that startling cliffhanger? Let us know in the comments if you’re read the book with us and what you thought of the opening chapters Continue reading