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Love, Abe a jewish GIs letters home

Love, Abe: A Jewish GI’s World War II Letters Home, was published on May 27, 2022

Published in both paperback and ebook versions. Both are available on Amazon. It is also available online wherever books are sold, such as Barnes & Noble,,, and, and from additional ebook vendors, like Apple Books, Kobo, and Nook.


The Thousand Oaks Acorn published an article about the author and Love, Abeon August 19, 2022. “How a tattered bag of letters became a book,” by Madelaine Sarisky. See the article here.

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Love, Abe is also now available from the National WW II Museum, New Orleans, LA, and on its website,

It is also available from the National Museum of American Jewish Military History, Washington, D.C., and on its website,

Upcoming Events

November 18, 2023

Moorpark City Library, “Local Author Showcase & Book Sale,” 1-4 p.m., Moorpark, CA.

Past Events

August 12, 2023

Conejo Writers Club, Goebel Adult Community Center, Thousand Oaks, CA, invited speaker on “How I Turned Over 880 WW II Letters Into a Book.”


August 9, 2023

 Jewish War Veterans, Post 603, Woodland Hills, CA, speaking about the National Museum of American Jewish Military History in Washington, D.C.

July 8, 2023

The Open Book, 2880A Cochran St., Simi Valley, CA, where I will be signing and reading from Love, Abe, and also giving tips on writing a memoir from family letters.

June 15, 2023

Calabasas Senior Center, Calabasas, CA, course lecturer, “Writing a Memoir from Family Letters.”

Lecture to be rescheduled later this year as a hybrid presentation.

May 24, 2023

Bonnie was a featured author at the Conejo Valley chapter of the Brandeis University National Committee’s “Spring Author” Event, held at the North Ranch Center in Westlake Village, CA.

January 23, 2023

Na’amat, USA, local chapter, Agoura Hills, CA, invited speaker.

December 11, 2022

Jewish War Veterans Post 603, Woodland Hills, CA. Bonnie will speak about her recent visit to National WW II Museum and International Conference.

November 17-19, 2022

Bonnie attended the International Conference on WW II at the National WW II Museum in New Orleans, LA. 

In the National WW II Museum next to a Higgins Boat, with the ramp down. These boats were crucial to the success of the landings at Normandy, during the Allied invasion in 1944. The boat was invented and produced in New Orleans. The ramp allowed the rapid and easy exit of soldiers, equipment and tanks.

At the WW II Museum, “Expressions of America” sound and light show. November 18, 2022.

At the National WW II Museum, New Orleans, LA, November 2022.

November 5-6, 2022

805 Writers Conference Book Expo, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ventura, CA, 10-4 daily. Love, Abe will be on sale both days.

Canceled due to COVID

October 18, 2022

Temple Etz Chaim Book Club, Thousand Oaks, CA, Love, Abe is the October book selection.

October 15, 2022

Thousand Oaks Library Local Author Book Fair, invited participant, Thousand Oaks Library, 1-4 pm

Bonnie at the Thousand Oaks Library Local Author Book Fair, October 15, 2022.

October 2, 2022

 Jewish War Veterans (JWV), Post 603, Woodland Hills, CA, invited speaker at October meeting.

August 10, 2022

Bonnie will be giving a book talk and reading at the Newbury Park Library in Newbury Park, CA, at 6 pm as part of the Ventura County Poetry Project program.

July 26, 2022

Bonnie will be speaking about her book to the Veterans Club at Leisure Village in Camarillo, CA, at 11 am..

July 23, 2022

Bonnie will be giving a book talk and signing at the Bookworm Camarillo from 1-2pm

July 22, 2022

Bonnie will be giving a book talk at Temple Adat Elohim in Thousand Oaks, CA, at 7 pm, during Friday evening services.

July 16, 2022

Bonnie will be signing her book at Barnes & Noble in The Promenade in Westlake Village, CA, from 2 to 4 pm.

July 9, 2022

Bonnie will be giving a book talk and signing at independent bookstore, The Bookworm, 93 E. Daily Dr., Camarillo, CA 93010, from 1 to 2 pm. The bookstore is located in the Las Posas Plaza shopping center in Camarillo.

June 24, 2022

Bonnie will be speaking at Temple Etz Chaim in Thousand Oaks, CA, 1080 E. Janss Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, at 7 pm as part of the Friday evening service.