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Full Measures by Rebecca Yarros
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Three stars -- and that extra one is only for the 'heroes welcomed home' scene which pretty much made me cry.

FULL MEASURES was mostly good but just too. much. drama for me. I felt like all the typical NA tropes and events got thrown together and took too much of the focus away from what could've otherwise been a really beautiful and emotional story. Also, as much as I liked Josh, even put in the 'playboy badboy' column, he was too perfect. It was never really a concern that they wouldn't end up together. And Ember? Sometimes I liked her, sometimes I really didn't.

What I did like was the exploration of the emotional struggle of being left behind when a loved one goes off to war. And how that affects everything and everyone differently -- especially when they don't come home.

I enjoyed Yarros' writing, even if it was a bit flowery at times, and even if sometimes we got jumped around a little too much, making me think I missed a page. And because of how much I liked Josh's roommate Jagger I am committed enough to give the second book, and therefore the rest of the standalones in this series, a chance.
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Reading Progress

December 9, 2015 – Shelved
December 9, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
December 14, 2015 – Started Reading
December 14, 2015 – Shelved as: ebook
December 14, 2015 – Shelved as: 2015-reads
December 15, 2015 – Finished Reading
March 31, 2016 – Shelved as: contemporary
March 31, 2016 – Shelved as: all-the-feels
March 31, 2016 – Shelved as: na
March 31, 2016 – Shelved as: romance
March 31, 2016 – Shelved as: sexytimes

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