If you like historical fiction, read Kathy Cannon Weichman's adventurous book Like a River. A young boy living in his brother's shadow tries to prove he is a man by joining the Union Army. What started out to be an attempt to earn his father's respect, ends up nearly costing Leander his life. Leander and his friend Paul try to watch out for each other, but the evils of war are too much. Discover what happens when friends harbor secrets that put their lives in peril. One thing is for sure. War changes a person -- maybe too much to go back home.