Beyond These Four Walls: Diary of a Psychic Medium by Maryrose Occhino

Beyond These Four Walls

Stars: ***** Penguin (2004) Paranormal 197 pages “Born to a family of intuitive women, MaryRose Occhino uses her “celestial whispers” to open the minds and the hearts of everyone who has sought out her remarkable abilities as a link to loved ones who have passed on. But her powers also became her connection to the… Read More »

Picture Books to Get Ready for School #EntertainmentHOP

Picture Books About Getting Ready for School

Your child is starting school for the first time? That’s great! My third child is entering Junior Kindergarten this Fall. Here is a selection of kid’s books that would be perfect for the new to school kid. *This post contains affiliate links The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn Unlike the other stories which focus on… Read More »

Twisting My Kaleidoscope by Shannon Love

Twisting My Kaleidoscope

Outskirts Press (2015) Autobiography/Memoir Mental Health Shannon went through her first psychosis episode in middle age when she wasn’t expecting it and didn’t see it coming. She shares her story with us including her diary entries from the time. She has Bipolar 1 but she didn’t know until she went into psychosis. I was hooked… Read More »

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


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 »