While perusing my bookshelf at the end of the hallway today, I came across this book that I realized I hadn’t read yet, which surprised me. Stephen E. Ambrose is the author of my all-time favorite book, Band of Brothers, and he also wrote D-Day – which I loved, too! I quickly decided that this would be my next read, as I haven’t read anything in awhile.
I never go very long without reading a military-themed book. Specifically, historical ones such as this. Stephen E. Ambrose in particular writes amazing work; his writing style makes the soldiers he writes about come to life, surpassing time, as if you know them personally. I’ve mentioned this before, but I read Band of Brothers for the first time when I was fourteen, and it was the one book that made me feel not so alone in life. And if a book does that for you, don’t ever let it go! I still re-read it from time to time to this day, and it still gives me that same feeling, twenty years after the first read. If that’s not magic, I don’t know what is. ✨
So, I’m excited that I’m reading a new-to-me book by this author!! The best way I can describe how inspiring Ambrose’s writing has been for me, is that even long after I’ve read a book by him, I still think about it at unexpected moments during my day. I’m thankful for such books and authors who manage to provide a sense of belonging for some of us within the pages of a book. ❤️
On a final note – two outfits! I gave myself a fashion challenge and I’m trying to explore different colors. Here I explored with purple and blue. 💜💙 I am learning I REALLY love purple!!!
See ya next time, folks!! 💓