The Uncharted Flight of Olivia West (Original)


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$18.99  $17.66
Mira Books
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5.3 X 7.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.48 pounds

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About the Author

Sara Ackerman is the Hawaii born, bestselling author of The Codebreaker''s Secret, Radar Girls, Red Sky Over Hawaii, The Lieutenant's Nurse, and Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers.Sara's books have been labeled "unforgettable" by Apple Books, "empowering & deliciously visceral" by Book Riot, and New York Times bestselling authors Kate Quinn and Madeline Martin have praised Sara's novels as "fresh and delightful" and "brilliantly written." Amazon chose Radar Girls as a best book of the month, and ALA Booklist gave The Codebreaker's Secret a starred review.Find out more about Sara and her books at and follow her on Instagram @saraackermanbooks and on FB @ackermanbooks.


"[An] exciting, high-stakes saga." --Woman's World, "This Week's Best New Books"

"In her whip-smart sixth novel, Sara Ackerman takes readers on one woman's hair-raising aerial journey from California to Hawaii, and on another's quest to uncover a piece of lost aviation history. . . . Vivid, insightful, and as fast-paced as Livy's beloved plane, Ackerman's narrative is a delight for fans of aviation, historical fiction, and strong women." --Shelf Awareness

"Ackerman captivates once again with a soaring tale of strength, survival, and determination. Livy and Wren are two women born in two different times, each refusing to be victims of their circumstances as they strive to beat the status quo of their eras. It is a splendid journey indeed." --Noelle Salazar, USA Today Bestselling author of The Flight Girls

"In this gem of a novel, Sara Ackerman delivers a fun, fast-paced tale of courage, grit and adventure while shining a spotlight on a slice of history that's flown under the radar. The lush historical details and effortless prose make the book soar, while the white-knuckle action keeps you flipping the pages as fast as you can. Ackerman remains unmatched in creating strong, inspirational women who grab hold of your heart on page one and refuse to let go. At once charming and exhilarating, The Uncharted Flight of Olivia West should be at the top of every must-read list." --Brianna Labuskes, bestselling author of The Librarian of Burned Books

"Ackerman takes readers on a captivating and white-knuckle journey through the skies of the 1920s, showcasing the entry of women pilots and navigators into the world of aviation. The character of Wren, set in the 1980s, is the perfect addition, bringing to life a down-on-her-luck woman who charts a new path for herself. Vivid details, lush settings, romance, action, and adventure--The Uncharted Flight of Olivia West has it all and will delight historical fiction lovers." --Jenni L. Walsh, bestselling author of The Call of the Wrens and Unsinkable

"An unforgettable trip full of insight and intrigue. Olivia West and Wren are unstoppable, spirited heroes ahead of their time. Sara Ackerman has taken a chapter of forgotten history and turned it into pure magic. A must-read!" --Jasmin Iolani Hakes, author of Hula

"The Uncharted Flight of Olivia West is an exciting page-turner about a fearless female aviator competing in a death-defying race across the Pacific. Brilliantly told, readers of historical fiction will appreciate Ackerman's depth of research, unique and unforgettable characters, and descriptive prose. I adored Livy's spunk and determination and rooted for her every step of the way. My favorite read this year!" --Andie Newton, USA Today bestselling author of A Child for the Reich