What I appreciate about Gunn is her ability to look beyond the moments in order to see the grace of God. This particular book is the second sisterchick novel I've read. They are very light hearted, easy going, and even a tad cheesy. Reading this book will feel like sitting around the dinner table hearing first hand about a trip one of your friends just enjoyed.
This particular book centered on grace. Yes, in fiction grace is often expressed in strange ways and that isn't very helpful...but, in the moments where Gunn wrote about grace in real ways, those were moments that made me reflect on the grace of God in my OWN life.
I read this book just as the summer was ending. It would make a great summer read.
I thought this book was cute. There was no romance, no mystery, just girlfriends having a fun vacation but it was entertaining. I did not want to put it down because I was curious to see what happened next. I have not read any of the other Sisterchick books but I will have to find them now!
I really enjoyed reading all of the fun facts about Hawaii! That is a state that is FAR away from where I live (Florida) and I will most likely never get there but who doesn't want to go and have that experience? LOL. In this book there were historical facts as well as fun facts. The Hawaiian language was an added bonus as well. I feel like I learned a little something while reading but it was not forced learning if that makes any sense.
The last few pages of this book have pictures and little tidbits about Robin Gunn's real life friends in Hawaii. That was a super cute personal touch that I DID enjoy a lot.
The cover is cute and a little catchy. The colors are eye catching. This book is written well and is an easy read. The back cover is colorful and eye catching as well. I thought there were a good number of pages, not too many and not too few. All in all, it was a good book!
***This book was given to me by the publisher in exchange for an open and honest review***
Growing up around many fresh water lakes, I've always wondered what it would be like to visit the ocean somewhere like Hawaii. Hope, a pregnant almost 40 year old tea shop owner, and Laurie, a 40 year old wife of a famous artist, have an adventure visiting Hawaii. From the ocean to the rainforest to the luau, Hope & Laurie find the beauty of God's creation draws them closer to Him. I really loved this book.