Blog Archive

  1. Print vs. Digital Books – Which Team Wins?
    Ask an avid reader their thoughts on print vs. digital books, and you’ll likely get an impassioned opinion. People tend to strongly favor one format over another and declare themselves as “team print” or “team e-reader.” To fuel the debate, here’s a practical look at the pros and cons of each type.
  2. Lita & Jean Bonus Story: Love Ties Us Together
    March 29, 2023 marked the first anniversary of the release of Lita Tomas and Jean Marie McNamara’s book, Lita & Jean: Memoirs of Two Generations of Military Women. Since its release, the book that Publishing Review called “a vivid portrayal of service and sacrifice that is at once gritty and inspiring” has won Gold with the Nonfiction Authors Association and inspired an absolutely incredible audience.
  3. 5 Recommended Books Celebrating Black American Veterans
    Black Americans have played a vital role in America’s military history, from the Revolutionary War to present-day conflicts. However, their contributions have often been overlooked or downplayed in traditional narratives. As we celebrate Black History Month, it is essential to share the stories of Black American Veterans to recognize their achievements and sacrifices to ensure an enduring legacy.
  4. Three Reasons Reading as a Hobby Improves Your Health
    Hobbies are a great way to spend our free time, whether it be knitting, juggling, birdwatching or reading. Reading is often considered one of the best hobbies to have, and for good reason; it offers a unique set of healthy benefits.
  5. 6 Tips on How to Keep Your Resolution to Read More Books
    As the new year approaches, many people find themselves making resolutions. One common resolution is to read more books, and for a good reason. Reading encourages learning, and it opens your mind to new possibilities, cultures and perspectives. It is also proven to be to be a great way to...
  6. Five Useful Resources to Learn About Prisoners of War
    As news organizations continue to cover the conflict in Europe, prisoners of war (POWs) and their treatment are top-of-mind for many. A POW is a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine captured during war. Each war imprisonment experience and method of conveyance is different, resulting in varying but consistently compelling stories. As interest in the POW experience grows, so does the need for reliable sources of information. We’ve put together a list of five resources that would help advance anyone's journey to learn more about POWs:
  7. Lita & Jean Featured on The Veterans Breakfast Club’s Scuttlebutt Podcast
    The positive buzz continues for Master Wings’ latest release, Lita & Jean: Memoirs of Two Generations of Military Women. Lita Thomas and Jean Marie McNamara joined host Shaun Hall on the July 25th Scuttlebutt podcast to bring stories of their memoir to life and add additional color to the narrative they’ve shared in the pages of their book.
  8. Frank Lloyd Wright $10,000 Home
    Master Wings Title Featured in Wright Design Webinar
    The story of the Bach House and Chicago’s history are deeply intertwined. Now, this shared legacy is beautifully captured in Frank Lloyd Wright’s $10,000 Home - History, Design, & Restoration of the Bach House by Robert “Bob” Hartnett. He believes that architecture plays an important role in our communities, and that the Bach House is a central part of Rogers Park’s history.
  9. Military Women
    Supplemental Reading for Lita & Jean: Memoirs of Two Generations of Military Women
    When you’ve finished Master Wings’ latest release, Lita & Jean: Memoirs of Two Generations of Military Women, a title that reviewer Diana Coleman calls “an important, memorable read,” what comes next? With an abundance of books available, finding something as interesting and informative to read as Lita Tomas and Jean Marie McNamara’s memoir can be a bit overwhelming.
  10. Master Wings Publishing
    What Does “Master Wings” Mean?
    Master Wings Publishing was founded in 2012 by Col. Jennifer Pritzker as an extension of her desire to protect and connect communities through history, which can be seen in her other business and philanthropic endeavors. Over the years, we have proudly published numerous titles from authors who have inspiring stories to share about overcoming obstacles. Aside from our books, we also take pride in the name of our brand, Master Wings Publishing.