Wasn't a good fit for me

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Thanks Scout Press for the gifted ARC book.

THE WIVES is a memoir of a woman’s experience becoming an army wife as her new husband joins an elite unit and is frequently deployed. While the author does well in portraying army culture, the writing was bland and failed to provide information that I didn’t already know, so I struggled to keep interest in reading. At 60% in, I began skimming to quickly get through the remainder. I was most surprised that for being a journalist, she presented as rather naïve and lacking insight. I suspect this book would best fit an audience that has little knowledge about the military or those who have lived similar army wife lives and are looking to read of their shared experience.

(Generally, I prefer not to give a star rating below 5 stars for most memoirs and will leave the star rating blank if possible. In this case when forced to choose, I will pick 3 stars to be as neutral as possible - I did not love this book nor did I hate it. It was just not a great fit for me.)