Flightlog by Susan Humphrey Book Tour, Review & Giveaway! {Ends 3/31/23}

Mar 13, 2023 | 2 comments

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 Book Details:

FlightLog: The Novel Adventures of a Stewardess Wannabe Who Becomes a Flight Attendant by Susan Humphrey
Category: Adult Fiction (18+), 338 pages
Genre: Women’s Fiction, Chick Lit, Memoir(ish), Coming-of-age
Publisher: Majuscule Press
Release date: August 2022
Tour dates: Mar 6 to Mar 24, 2023
Content Rating: PG. A few romantic encounters but light on the details. Reference to tobacco use.

Book Description:

“It was 1978. People didn’t have home computers, video players, or answering machines. We rented our telephones from local phone companies and hand-wrote letters. The terms ‘politically correct’ and ‘African-American’ had not been coined. ‘Eating disorders’ and ‘alternate lifestyles’ were not yet common household phrases. Only strippers wore thongs, which made perfect sense to me, as they only caused one to gyrate their hynie in a desperate attempt to dislodge the bothersome wedgie.”

So writes Sherri Van Ness, an unassuming girl from the burbs of Kansas who’s about to embark on the adventure of her life when she signs up to become a stewardess. But it’s much more turbulent than this doughy-eyed 19-year-old ever imagined as she tries to navigate past grouchy passengers, fly-by-night relationships and the unforgiving, relentless, humiliating, monthly weigh-ins. Some dreams come true. Others require a vomit bag.

That’s not to say Sherri doesn’t enjoy herself. Au contraire! There are friends to be made and men to be made and the maid who made up her room in New York is so nice!

Yes, the work is difficult at times and the money isn’t always good, but there are perks: free flights and an endless supply of tiny vodka bottles and salted peanuts (peanut allergies hadn’t been invented yet.)

Like Dorothy Gale sans Toto, Sherri leaves Kansas and finds herself amidst a cast of characters as strange to her as the Scarecrow and the Munchkins were to Dorothy. Her whirlwind journey takes her from an innocent, insecure stewardess to a mature and confident flight attendant. Or does she?

​Book your flight now with this very enjoyable read, put your seat back in the upright position, and enjoy the ride!

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Review By LAWonder10:

Flightlog is a story about a young girl fulfilling her dreams of becoming a “Stewardess”. Years change the title and what she expected the “stewardess” role to be. She kept her family a secret from her comrades and wanted to do this on her own. Regardless of the changes, she persevered, wanting her family to be proud of her.

This is a coming-of-age story about the changes some have to make within themselves to reach their potential and fulfill their dreams.

The characters are portrayed well and feel real. The reader/listener can easily connect with them. The scenes are easily visualized.

The book flows steadily and maintains the reader’s/listener’s interest.

It is well-written but does contain crude language, and occasional profanity. Also, it contains a lame reason to smoke cigarettes. Personally, I was disappointed she let her standards and values go. However, this personal view does not affect the rating I give. it was humorous and touching at times.

The first part was slightly slow-moving. The Title and Cover Image were well-chosen.

It was fun learning the responsibilities of today’s flight attendants. I had, also, a desire to be a “Stewardess” as a young girl.

The Narrator, Angela, did a very good job with her narration. However, the different “voices she used were not always consistent so it was sometimes unclear, at first, who was talking. She did maintain “energy” and made the correct emphases where needed.

I offer a Four Stars rating for this Narration and Four Stars rating for the book

This book was gifted to me with no pressure to post a positive review. This is my honest review.



Meet the Author:

Susan Jo Humphrey, the daughter of a diplomat, was born in Izmir, Turkey where she lived for three years. She also lived in Korea and Thailand, before returning home to the US with her family as a teenager. She has traveled all over the United States, and has called several parts of this country ‘home.’ Her many airplane rides as a child convinced her she must one day become a stewardess. Suz was a flight attendant for thirteen of her twenty-five years with UAL. She began penning FlightLog with the help of the Naperville Writer’s Group, outside of Chicago. There, she published in their annual pamphlet, had a humor piece printed in an online magazine, and contributed many articles to local newspapers. At the time of publication, she is busy working on FlightLog II.

Away from the keyboard, Suz loves yoga, reading, cooking, listening to music and playing her guitar. She still enjoys mapping out travel to faraway places she’s never seen, as well as planning return trips to her favorite spots.

She currently lives in Southern California and has two grown children. Today, she’s in healthcare, where she’s worked since 2014. Suz was the ‘baby’ of her flight attendant classes – and the ‘senior’ student in her nursing classes. She’s eager to write that story as well: a novice baby-boomer RN begins her dream career as a travel nurse – just as a pandemic breaks out!

Connect with the author: website 

Meet the Author:

Angela Dawe is originally from Lansing, Michigan, and currently calls Chicago home. Her work includes film, television, theater, and improvisational comedy, as well as audiobook narration. Among Angela’s recordings are The Sheen on the Silk by Anne Perry, Wild Roses by Deb Caletti, and Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts. She hopes you enjoy listening as much as she enjoys narrating!

The Tour Schedule:

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Giveaway Details:

Win signed copy of FLIGHTLOG: The Novel Adventures of a Stewardess Wannabe Who Becomes a Flight Attendant (one winner/USA only) (ends Mar 31)

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  1. Susan

    Thank you so much Lu Ann, for this exciting review of my new (First) book! Appreciate your time; sincerely, Susan!

  2. Anne

    Wonderful, captivating and a real treasure.

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