THE FLIGHT GIRLS by Noelle Salazar – SPOTLIGHT & Giveaway



Noelle Salazar’s novel, THE FLIGHT GIRLS (MIRA) is a stunning story about the Women Airforce Service Pilots, whose courage during World War II turned ordinary women into extraordinary heroes. 

1941. Audrey Coltrane has always wanted to fly. It’s why she implored her father to teach her at the little airfield back home in Texas. It’s why she signed up to train military pilots in Hawaii when the war in Europe began. And it’s why she insists she is not interested in any dream-derailing romantic involvements, even with the disarming Lieutenant James Hart, who fast becomes a friend as treasured as the women she flies with. Then one fateful day, she gets caught in the air over Pearl Harbor just as the bombs begin to fall, and suddenly, nowhere feels safe.

To make everything she’s lost count for something, Audrey joins the Women Airforce Service Pilots program. The bonds she forms with her fellow pilots reignite a spark of hope in the face war, and—especially when James goes missing in action—give Audrey the strength to cross the front lines and fight for everything she holds dear.

Shining a light on a little-known piece of history, The Flight Girls is a sweeping portrayal of women’s fearlessness in the face of adversity, and the power of friendship to make us soar.



Noelle Salazar was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, where she’s been a Navy recruit, a medical assistant, an NFL cheerleader and always a storyteller. As a novelist, she has done extensive research into the Women Airforce Service Pilots, interviewing vets and visiting the training facility—now a museum dedicated to the WASP—in Sweetwater, Texas. When she’s not writing, she can be found dodging raindrops and daydreaming of her next book. Noelle lives in Bothell, Washington, with her husband and two children. The Flight Girls is her first novel.

We have one copy to giveaway. Just tell us what your favorite WWII novel is. We’ll announce a winner soon. Good luck.

GIVEAWAY: USA only please.

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41 thoughts on “THE FLIGHT GIRLS by Noelle Salazar – SPOTLIGHT & Giveaway

  1. This book looks amazing! Can’t wait to read it. I just finished All the Light I Cannot See, I loved it. Thanks for the chance


  2. So many good ones, especially the last couple of years. The last I’ve read that was really good is The Long Flight Home by Alan Head.


  3. Would love to read this! It’s on my TBR list! Thanks for the opportunity! My most recent favorite was The Nightingale but the book that inspired me to start my book club was The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society!


  4. The Nightingale by Kristan Hannah is absolutely a fantastic book about the very brave women in World War II. Lost Roses is another great one. The Flight Girls is definitely my kind of book


  5. I never can pick favorites as soon as I do, I find another!! Looking forward to reading this one 🤞🤞🍀🍀🎇✅👍💞😀

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  6. So hard to pick my favorite as I love WWII historical fiction. Probably The Nightingale, but about a dozen other books are close runner-ups!


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