Waiting to Forget: A Motherhood Lost and Found by Margaret Moorman

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Waiting to Forget is a tale of adoption from the birth mother’s point of view. Margaret’s memoir covers two pregnancies, the one when she was sixteen back in the sixties when teenage pregnancy was kept a shameful secret and the other, 25 years later. Although she kept that baby and was filled with happiness, the… Read More »

A Child Called “It” by Dave Pelzer

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This is one of the hardest books I’ve ever read. Dave underwent abuse like I’ve never seen or heard of anywhere else. Apparently it was one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. He is very brave to write this book and share what happened to him. He is an inspiration for… Read More »

January First by Michael Shofield

January First by Michael Schofield

January First is the story of a child named January aka Janni and her descent into severe mental illness and her father’s attempt to save her. “At six years old, Janni was diagnosed with schizophrenia, one of the worst mental illnesses known to man. What’s more, Schizophrenia is 20-30 times more sever in children than… Read More »

Tips for New Book Bloggers #BookBlogWriMo

Tips for New Book Bloggers

This blog has been around in one form or another for over 10 years. What saddens me is that this blog could have become a big, well-known blog with hundreds of thousands of readers a month bringing my love of nonfiction to tons of new people every day. But it’s not. I’d like new book… Read More »