Sunday, November 21, 2010

Grande Finale for Veterans' Appreciation Week

I hope you have enjoyed our salute to Veterans this past week. Mahalo Nui to the authors and readers who visited us!  And just a few tidbits for our Grand Finale:

Operation Holiday Card - Kelley have given away over 600 mailing addresses for deployed personnel.  Thank you for responding to the challenge!   If you are still interested in supporting Operation Holiday Card, contact Kelley at

Kelley has been coordinating mail to deployed soldiers from Day 1 with SOS America.  She has a few helpers, including NYT's best selling author Lora Leigh.   Kelley presented Lora with Old Glory in a shadow box during Reader Appreciation Weekend (RAW).

SOS Military Mixer:  It is my distinct pleasure to introduce the sponsors of the SOS Military Mixer on Saturday, April 10, 2011 during the Romantic Times' Booklovers' Convention in Los Angeles:

- Anne Elizabeth

- Renee Bernard

- Simone Elkeles

- Julie Miller

Many of our sponsors have visited us at SOS Aloha and all will return in the coming year!

Book Giveaway:  Let's giveaway some books by veterans, about veterans, or connected to veterans - books are listed below. 

1.  Leave a comment about veterans' appreciation.

2. Make sure I know how to contact you - send your email to or become a friend of SOS America on Facebook.

3. Comments are open through November 23.

4. This giveaway is only open to US and Canadian residents.


Kim in Hawaii

Books available for giveaway:

Cindy Dees, AF veteran, The Longest Night
Helen Kay Dimon, Navy spouse, Night Moves
Delores Fossen, AF veteran, The Horseman's Son, The Intrigue Collection
Lynn Raye Harris, AF spouse, The Prince's Royal Concubine
Catherine Mann, AF spouse, Awaken to Danger, Defender, Private Maneuvers, The Captive's Return
Julie Miller, USMC daughter, Beauty and the Badge, Out of Control


  1. God Love all of our Veterans. Especially my husband.

  2. Thanks to all those who served. Thanks for all the great posts during the Veterans' Appreciation Week, Kim.

  3. we thank those who serve our country each and every day!

    Great blog today

  4. I think there was an interesting statistic I read this week about how many people think of male vets before they remember there are female vets. I say thank you to all the female veterans and the males too. Thanks for keeping us free and safe.

  5. A great big heartfelt THANK YOU to those who serve and are currently serving.

    So many amazing sponsors and books!


  6. Thanks to all the veterans who served, male and female!

  7. We really have to thanks the men and women who serves and protects us. Thank you


  8. Can I just mention Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, a Hiawatha, Iowa native, who as far as I am concerned Is a MAN I want at my back. God bless him and All our breve men & women.