How do you
define yourself when others have already decided who you are?
town of Alba, Colorado, would forgive him—especially his father. He left, swearing never to
Because there are secrets buried in Alba that are best left in the dark.
only he could tell his heart to stay locked away when she whispers she’s always loved him, and always
I went into this book a little nervous because I had the pleasure of reading Yarros’s The Last Letter previously and while it was one of the most amazing books I’ve read, I had a huge book hangover afterwards because it was so heartbreaking.
Great and Precious Things was emotional as well, but in a different way. Parts of it were extremely deep and there were many lessons to be learned throughout the story. Yarros has such a way with making her characters come to life. Her story and characters both had so many layers and such depth that once I picked up the book I could not put it down.
Camden appears to be the black sheep of the family but as the story goes on we learn just how amazing of a person he really is and how he would do anything for the people he loves. I loved this story, I loved the characters, and I just want to read it all over again for the first time.
This story checks off so many boxes: Dual POV, Military Romance, Small Town Romance, Slow Burn, Childhood friends to lovers. If you enjoy any of these, you need to read this book!
we’re willing to go on behalf of those who need us most.
I’m a hopeless romantic and adore
all things chocolate, coffee and paleo. No, seriously, I need to have a caffeine IV put in. I’ve adored reading all my
life, and writing naturally evolved from my love of late nights and promises of one more page.
devouring a book a day, and during his third deployment, I finally wrote my own. With a somewhat ironic timing, I
received my book deal for Full Measures during his fourth deployment, and published a month after he returned
home. We’re currently preparing for his fifth deployment, so check out the blog for the
On the homefront, we have six kids.
Yes, you read that right—six. If I’m not writing or playing guitar, I’m usually tying hockey skates for our four boys,
or sneaking in John Hughes marathons with my two daughters. We fostered and adopted our youngest daughter
from the foster system and we’re passionate about helping others do the same through our non-profit, One October!
We’re always busy navigating the winding road of our daughter’s recent autism diagnosis, getting our boys to
hockey, prepping for a deployment, and generally trying to stay sane. We’re die-hard Mets fans, but our hearts call
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