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Publisher's Summary

Are you wishing for a better and simpler life where you can spend each day as you wish? RV expert Sunny Skye shows you how you can do exactly this, even if you don't have much money.

Sunny has been RVing since she was a kid, and she'll show you how to leave the American Dream behind for a more realistic and fulfilling way to live a simpler and less stressful life. Her book is not just filled with good advice, but also offers hope to anyone who wants to live on the road or close to nature but doesn't have the money or know how to get started.

Sunny currently spends half her time as a campground host near a national park in SE Utah. She spends the other half on the road with a menagerie of dogs and cats in a small trailer.

This book covers the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • Simplicity
  • Do You Have the Nomad Gene?
  • Should I Do This?
  • Can I Do This?
  • Making Great Memories
  • The RV Life
  • Do You Have What it Takes to Full-Time?
  • Is This Lifestyle for You?
  • How Can You Tell if You'll Succeed as an RVer?
  • Leaving Your Options Open/Know Thyself
  • Fear
  • Some Benefits of the RV Life
  • Some Drawbacks of the RV Life
  • How to Get Started
  • Getting Free of Stuff
  • Organization
  • Getting a Rig
  • Picking a Home Base
  • Life on the Road
  • Is RVing Physically Difficult?
  • Getting Sick or injured
  • Work and Money
  • Where Can I Park?
  • Will I Be Safe?
  • On Loneliness and Civilization
  • Traveling with Pets
  • Communications and The Internet
  • Weather
  • Food and Water
  • Power
  • Staying Clean
  • Having An Exit Plan

If you enjoy this book, you'll also like Sunny's The Truth About the RV Life and Tales of a Campground Host, also available here on Amazon, as well as Any Road, USA: Living a Life of Freedom on the Road by Sunny's friend Bob Davidson.

©2013 Marjorie Miller/Yellow Cat Publishing (P)2014 Marjorie Miller/Yellow Cat Publishing

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Written by a woman but narrated by a man

Is there anything you would change about this book?

Yes, Have a woman narrator. It really makes a difference to me when listening to an audible book to have the same gender as narrator.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Living the Simple RV Life?

When I found out at the end that this was written by a woman. I did not know who Sunny Skye was, I just listened to the book.

Did Richard Henzel do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

Yes however his voice reminds me of films I use to watch in class in public school. I almost did not continue to listen to the book because of this. Made the book more of a textbook instruction than a "story".

Do you think Living the Simple RV Life needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

Not sure.

Any additional comments?

The book covered most ins and outs when thinking of full time RVing. It was written well enough, But the narrator was not a good match and gave it a lessor good feeling for me.

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  • Jeffrey
  • East Patchogue, NY USA
  • 08-09-16

Great Book.

Filled with great information. Can't wait to join the ranks of the full timers. My thanks to the author for sharing her stories and providing so much useful information.

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Very helpful information

Very helpful information.
Well presented.
Concise and clear.
And most of all, applicable.
I really enjoyed it.

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Great Guide

what a great book on how to get started rving. I wish she went more in depth about certain things but for an overall book I rather enjoyed it.