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The Giant Guide of Books Written by Military Spouses

Inside: The ultimate guide of books written by military spouses and includes books about military life, fiction and informative guides. If you are looking for a good book to read, check out these incredible titles written by and for military spouses.

As a military spouse and published author, I am always looking out for fellow military spouses who are also writing books. The more I looked into it, the more I was amazed by the depth of talent in our community!

Military spouses have published books on a variety of topics. Of course there are many about military life. But there are also romances, suspense, practical how-to books, travel guides, and journals. If you are looking for a good book to read, check out these incredible titles written by and for military spouses.

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Books written by military spouses about military life.

Books written by military spouses for military spouses

  1. Modern Military Spouse, by J.D. Collins, Lauren Tamm, and Jo, My Gosh
  2. Confessions of a Military Wife, by Mollie Gross
  3. Stories around the Table, by various authors.
  4. Behind the Scenes, by Cara Loken and others
  5. No Man’s War, the irreverent confessions of an infantry wife, by Angela Rickets:
  6. Sacred Spaces, by Corie Weathers
  7. 15 Years of War, by Kristine Schellhass
  8. You are not Alone, by Jen McDonald
  9. Journey Through Deployment, by Kathryn Sneed
  10. Spouse Calls, by Terri Barnes
  11. Be Safe, Love Mom, by Elaine Brye
  12. Life, Recalculated by Denise Rivera
  13. The War at Home, by Rachel Starnes
  14. Heroes at Home, by Ellie Kay
  15. Dinner with the Smileys, by Sarah Smiley
  16. 1001 Things to love about military life, by Crooks, Henderson, Hightower, and Scherer
  17. Faith Deployed, and Faith Deployed Again, by Jocelyn Green
  18. Finding Joy, by Hope Griffin
  19. Standing By, by Alison Buckholtz
  20. I Love a Man in Uniform, by Lily Burana
  21. Sleeping with the War, by Melissa Comeau
  22. Journey of a Military Wife, by Brenda Pace. This 4-part series is Bible reflections for different moments of military life. Military base chaplains often have free copies.
  23. Surviving Deployment and Life After Deployment, by Karen Pavlicin
  24. Confessions of a Tired Veteran Spouse Caregiver, by Ciera Lin Adams
  25. You know when the Men are Gone, by Siobhan Fallon
  26. Got Your Six: a journal for military spouses, by Megan Casper and Alana Le
  27. Signature Strengths of Military Families, by Jacey Eckhart
  28. Homefront Club: the Hardheaded Woman’s Guide to Raising a Military Family, by Jacey Eckhart
  29. Heart of a Hawk and Surviving the Folded Flag: Deborah Tainsh
  30. Military Spouse Journey: Holly Scherer and Katie Hightower

Fiction books written by military spouses.

Fiction Books written by military spouses for military spouses

  1. Kim Mills: The Way Home series
  2. Kerri-Leigh Grady: The Right Kind of Guy (What Happens in Vegas)
  3. Jamie Farrell: Her Rebel Heart, Misfit Brides, Mr. Good Enough
  4. Chanel Cleeton: The Wild Aces Romance trilogy, Capital Confessions
  5. Andria Williams: The Longest Night
  6. Jamison Stone: Rune of the Apprentice
  7. Krys Adams: Crown of Roses
  8. Stacey Reynolds: The O’Brien Tales series
  9. Katie Foley: Faith in Uniform series
  10. Marla Bautista: My Thoughts Abandoned (Poetry)
  11. Jodie Bailey: Love Inspired Suspense, Quilts of Love series
  12. Geri Krotow: Navy Rules, the Coltons of Shadow Creek,  The Bayou Bachelors. A Navy Academy graduate, Geri donates copies of her books to military spouses.
  13. Rebecca Yarros: Eyes Turned Skyward and countless more.

Informative guide books written by military spouses.

informative guides written by military spouses

  1. Right Side Up, by Judy Davis
  2. The Military Guide to Financial Independence and Retirement, by Doug Nordman. Free copies may be available at your base library or Family Support Center.
  3. Mommy Retailing, by Lakesha Cole
  4. The Laundry List, by Rachel Brenke
  5. Mission Entrepreneur, by Jen Griswold
  6. S.M.A.R.T. Goals for Christian Entrepreneurs, by Trista Laborn
  7. Talk to the Teacher, by Meg Flanagan
  8. Seasons of My Military Student, by Amanda Trimillos and Stacy Allsbrook-Huisman
  9. Breathing Room: Letting Go so you can Fully Live, by Leeana Tankersley
  10. Loving Your Life: 7 Steps for Military Wives, by Dr. Dorothy Bonvillain
  11. Welcome to Rota, by Lizann Lightfoot
  12. Welcome to Yokosuka, by Ciara Skiles
  13. The Warrior’s Bride: Biblical Strategies to help the military spouse thrive, by Kathy Barnett and Carrie Daws
  14. Past Partum, From Shattered to Sane, by Lauren Cecora
  15. How to be Your Husband’s Other Woman, by J. M. Medellin
  16. Hello Rosie planner for military spouses
  17. The Sharing Journal by Alexa Grace Simmons

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