Beach Read by Emily Henry

Beach Read by Emily Henry was an unexpected romance, one of my favorite reads of the year. Because of the title I was hesitant to read it this late in the year (I’m a seasonal reader) but it turns out the title is misleading, in the best way, and it’s not really a beach readContinue reading “Beach Read by Emily Henry”

The Companion by Katie Alender

The Companion was The Read Rover Book Club pick for October and while it was good and twisted and the perfect October read, I don’t think it was as scary as others did, in other words, it didn’t keep me up all night or cause me to jump at my own shadow. After a tragicContinue reading “The Companion by Katie Alender”

In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

In Five Years was a book club book that I was sadly unable to attend but I did finish and chatted with friends that also read. I was surprised at how angry I felt when I finished. I had invested myself in an ending that didn’t happen but when I’m honest with myself, that endingContinue reading “In Five Years by Rebecca Serle”

The House on Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

The House on the Cerulean Sea was my first read with The ReadRover book Club over on Instagram and it didn’t disappoint! Lauren, our fearless leader even convinced the author, TJ Klune, to join our Zoom discussion. Talking with TJ brought so much to the conversation and really helped me appreciate the inspiration behind thisContinue reading “The House on Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune”

You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

You Are Not Alone was a fast paced, question provoking, who did it and what the heck is going on type of book! This is the third book I’ve read by this dynamic duo and will read more for sure. Shay Miller is a little lost and looking for both love and success. After anContinue reading “You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen”

A Little Care Going Along Way

Care Package Ideas and Themes: Korea Edition One of my favorite things to do to countdown the time during a deployment or long rotation is to send care packages or letters every month. In the age of email, FB, Facetime and countless other ways to communicate instantly, the use of snail mail is gone toContinue reading “A Little Care Going Along Way”

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

Overnight podcast sensation Rachel Krall, heads to Neapolis to cover a rape trial for her popular true crime podcast but when she gets there she is shocked to find there may be more than one crime that needs her attention. When Rachel first gets into town she finds a note on her windshield by Hannah,Continue reading “The Night Swim by Megan Goldin”

Librarian of Boone’s Hollow by Kim Vogel Sawyer

The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow by Kim Vogel Sawyer was the perfect book to read while on vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains. In a time of depression and financial hardship, Addie Cowherd was living a college girls dream and working her journey to becoming a novelist. Until the day she was told her collegeContinue reading “Librarian of Boone’s Hollow by Kim Vogel Sawyer”

Fancy Coffee Friday

We are all about treating ourselves as the days pass through our current deployment. I shared how we celebrate each Monday with Muffins but we have added a few more ways to celebrate also. Our school schedule is set up so that we leave Friday open for extras and catch up which means Friday morningsContinue reading “Fancy Coffee Friday”