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  • The Empty Nesters
  • Carolyn Brown
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  • 13 February 2017
  • 9781542043007

10 thoughts on “The Empty Nesters

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    Check out all of my reviews at if you are lucky you pick up a book at just the right time in your life that every emotion w

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    The Empty Nesters chronicle the happiness and heart breaks of three friends and their friend and “adopted” mo

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    Given all the stellar reviews I thought this one would be a good light read nope Instead I found it flat with undeveloped characters unrealist

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    Well The Empty Nesters isn’t a romance that I am used to reading Filled with a lot of drama a lot of humor and characters that you will fall in love with The Empty Nesters will have you crying and laughing at the same time Diana Carmen Joanie are best friends They have been for a very long time Moving to Sug

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    4 Empty NestersFull Hearts Stars Spoiler FreeThere is nothing satisfying than recognizing women do not stop being vital after a cer

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    Terrific story of friendship healing and love The story opens in the past as Tootsie and her husband Smokey watch three young families move into houses on their block All three are military families each with one young daughter Tootsie immediately senses that these people will become good friends The prologue spends some time introducing each of the characters and their personalities It also shows the depth

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    Carolyn Brown takes us back to small town Texas with a story about women friendships love loss and hope for the futureThe book starts in a suburb of San Antonio close to a military base where three women have found

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    35 Stars Life love and happiness Life one doesn’t have a choice about Love is negotiable Happiness—that’s the tough one This is my second book by this author and I enjoyed it much than the first one It’s one of those books that takes pieces of real life and plays them out in such a way that the reader is

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    Nine hours of my life that I will never get back The only redeeming uality about the book was the theme of the importance of friendship in our lives However the friendships in the book aren't real Even if you've been friends with som

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    Four stars A delightful story about friendship hope love and overcoming grief Army wives Diana Carmen and Joanie are doing their best to staunch the flow of tears They just said goodbye to their three daughters who are headed to Basic Training These three women know a thing or two about military life as they have all been married to career military men Diana is still getting over her divorce even though it’s

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Her Facing an empty nest won’t be easy Especially for Carmen With emotions already high she suffers an even greater blow divorce papers Diana understands the fury and tears She’s been thereWith nothing to lose The Empty PDF and no one at home the girlfriends impulsively accept an unexpected offer from their elderly neighbor The recently widowed Tootsie has an RV a Well The Empty Nesters isn t a romance that I am used to reading Filled with a lot of drama a lot of humor and characters that you will fall in love with The Empty Nesters will have you crying and laughing at the same time Diana Carmen Joanie are best friends They have been for a very long time Moving to Sugar Run TX with their husbands was the best move they could have ever made Meeting Tootsie and Smokey was a god send Now they all need each other to pull through some of the hardest times of their lives Their daughters have all followed in their father s foot steps and enlisted leaving the three of them alone and sad Then comes the bomb shell from Eli and everyone s life really changes in a New York minute It s time to make some decisions and the first one is to go on the road trip that Tootsie is suggesting to Stump TX They will make it a long road trip and end up at Basic Training graduation where they could all celebrate with their wonderful daughters First they have to get Carmen through her double grief deal with Diana deciding to date again accepting Joanie moving away and getting Tootsie through her grieving process Throw in a few storms another death and you have yourself a very heart warming storyI loved the bond between the four woman Tootsie was a treasure trove of understanding and advise She was funny loving and the most wonderful mom anyone could ask for Diana understood exactly what Carmen was going through and was instrumental in getting her though the had times She also had her own bridge to cross and I was thrilled that she decided to cross it with Luke Diana had a lot of demons to fight and she was fighting them from the day that she married Eli Now it s time for her to stand on her own two feet face life and everything that it throws at her Joanie was the stable one Yes Brett was still in the military Yes she had her doubts about their life together because of Diana and Carmen but she knew deep down that Brett loved her and they life they built and in the end he shows her just how much she really means to himCarolyn Brown really showed me her talent for writing romance but mixing in everything that life can throw at you She shows you that family doesn t necessarily be a blood relation She wrote four very complex characters that meshed and bonded through their experiences Their journey through life was intense And Carolyn Brown brought them together seamlessly and showed us just what small town love and relationships is all aboutComplex characters a heart warming story a little romance and a whole lot of laughs The Empty Nesters was a wonderful story filled with family love and strong willed woman who you can t help but adoreReview copy provided for a voluntary review

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The worst of times calls for the best of friends in this sassy novel about starting over from New York Times bestselling author Carolyn BrownDear friends and army wives Diana Carmen and Joanie have been through war rumors of war marital problems motherhood fears joy and heartache But none of the women are prepared when their daughters decide to enlist in the army toget Check out all of my reviews at if you are lucky you pick up a book at just the right time in your life that every emotion written by the author resonates and you cannot put it down THE EMPTY NESTERS by Carolyn Brown is that book for me The story starts by introducing us to Tootsie and Smokey Colbert Smokey is retired Army and Tootsie is his beloved wife of over 50 years They never had children of their own so they are very excited when three new military couples move into the neighboring homes each with their own young daughter The men are in the same unit and the wives are close friends Jump ahead thirteen years Diana Carmen and Joanie are all still best friends and about to face an empty nest at home as all three of their daughters leave for bootcamp after having enlisted in the Army together Diana has been divorced and moved on working and focusing on her daughter Rebecca Joanie is still an army wife waiting for her husband to come home as her daughter Zoe leaves also Carmen just said goodbye to her daughter Natalie and she receives the emotional punch of receiving unexpected divorce papers in the mail after 20 years of marriageAfter losing the love of her life Smokey one month ago Tootsie decides to go on their planned trip to his family s reunion and take the girls with her They have nothing to lose and no one at home so they begin their two month long life changing journey as The Empty Nesters in a large RV driven by Smokey s nephew Luke Tootsie faces the memories of her late husband and hopes to ease her loneliness and broken heart Joanie receives life changing news from her husband which will alter the group Carmen must deal with the hurt betrayal and end of her marriage and Diana just may learn to open her heart to a new relationship and love This is my favorite Carolyn Brown book to date Keep the tissues handy for not only sad but happy tears I read this in one sitting because I just had to know the resolution of all of The Empty Nesters This book deals with so many stages of life and love It also shows each character dealing with what life dishes out to them and how they cope with the help of their friendship I felt the dialogue the emotions and the trials and triumphs were realistically written and handled by Ms Brown Each of the women as a character is uniue and yet they mesh so well together I highly recommend The Empty Nesters Tokyo Kill sassy novel about Unbroken The Reaper Diaries starting over from New York Times bestselling author Carolyn BrownDear friends and army wives Diana Carmen and Joanie have been through war rumors of war marital problems motherhood fears 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Handsome nephew at the wheel and an aim for tiny Scrap Texas to embrace memories of her late husband Still grieving she can use the company as a balm for her broken heart So can the empty nestersEmbarking on a journey of hope romance and healing Diana Carmen and Joanie are at a turning point in their lives And with the open road ahead of them it’s just the beginning Carolyn Brown takes us back to small town Texas with a story about women friendships love loss and hope for the futureThe book starts in a suburb of San Antonio close to a military base where three women have found a home and friendship with each other It doesn t hurt that they have been adopted of sorts by another couple on the block Tootsie and Smokey that were never able to have children but welcome the women and their families into their lives Fast forward approximately 12 years and the daughters are all entering basic training and the crux of the story is what happens in about a 3 month periodI found this story to be a bit heavier than most of her books due to the grief of several characters These three women become empty nesters and don t know what do with themselves I see this today with a lot of people that their children become their whole lives and I wonder when they plan to have their own interests outside of their children Diana Carmen and Joanie have each other and it helps as the girls grown up and their husbands are doing their military job they are all on a team together It is a huge eye opener for these three to figure out how to handle life when they don t have their daughters to worry about or at least not as much as they are now young women and on their ownTootsie and Carmen have to deal with the stages of grief Tootsie for the death of her husband and Carmen for the death of her marriage I am glad that the author fully pursued the different stages for these womenDiana has been divorced for five years and enter Luke Tootsie s nephew He is as attracted to Diana as she is to him Her issue the fact that she is 7 years older than him Their story is woven throughout the book and there is a bit of a surprise at the end but one I thought might happenJoanie has a different kind of surprise with her husband but you will have to read the book to find out whatI enjoyed the book but noticed one discrepancy there is a 72 hour waiting period to get married in Texas so two characters might have been in for a surprise arriving at the courthouse and expecting to get married the same dayOverall I enjoyed this book and give it 4 paws up


About the Author: Carolyn Brown

Hi I'm twenty five years old and movie star gorgeous The camera added thirty plus years and a few wrinkles Can't trust those cameras or mirrors either Along with bathroom scales they are notorious liars Honestly I am the mother of three fantastic grown children who've made me laugh and given me story ideas than I could ever write My husband Charles is my strongest supporter and my be.