- 2014 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Essays (Adult Nonfiction)
Based on popular weekly Stars and Stripes column Spouse Calls by Terri Barnes. From her own kitchen table to Capitol Hill, Terri gives readers an inside look at the day-to-day hardships, victories, and many ways military life shapes, challenges, and enriches its families. Poignant personal stories, incisive interviews, and emotive reflections. Topics include motherhood, faith, friendship, family ties, war, current events, sacrifice, and PTSD. Historical snapshot of American and world affairs.