Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan Stars: ***** Simon & Schuster (2012) Biography & Autobiography 266 pages I received this book as a gift. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:  When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak,… Read More »

Ultimate Reminders for Everyday Life by Gina DeLapa

Ultimate Reminders for Everyday Life: 437 Life Lessons to Make You Laugh, Stir Your Soul, and Inspire Your Best by Gina DeLapa Stars: **** Maestro Consulting Group (2016) 170 pages Summary: From precocious middle-schoolers to savvy grandparents, whether you’re climbing the career ladder or living out your legacy years, Ultimate Reminders for Everyday Life is… Read More »

The Up and Down Life by Paul E. Jones

The Up and Down Life: The Truth About Bipolar Disorder – the Good, the Bad, and the Funny by Paul E. Jones Stars: ***** Penguin Group (2008) Psychology 240 pages I purchased this book. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Paul Jones, a stand-up comedian and workshop leader who suffers from bipolar disorder, uses humor,… Read More »

Haldol and Hyacinths by Melody Moezzi

Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life by Melody Moezzi Stars: ***1/2 Penguin Group (2013) Memoir 288 pages I purchased this book myself. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Melody Moezzi was born to Persian parents at the height of the Islamic Revolution and raised amid a vibrant, loving, and gossipy Iranian diaspora in the American… Read More »