Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading

A book review of Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading: Finding and Losing Myself in Books by Maureen Corrigan Stars: *** Random House (2005) Memoir/Literary Criticism/General Books & Reading 240 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In this delightful memoir, the book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air reflects on her life as a professional reader.… Read More »

The Stemwinder

A book review of The Stemwinder: Stories of a Faithful Care Manager by Denise M. Valerio & Nicole Forston Stars: *** Valerio Care Management (2019) Memoir 220 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Summary: What if you had to decide if an elderly woman should or shouldn’t… Read More »

Personal Wisdom

Personal Wisdom: Making Sense of You, Others and the Meaning of Life by Robert Brown Stars: *** CreateSpace (2009) Self-Help/Personal Transformation 326 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Life skills can be improved. You can make better decisions. You can communicate… Read More »

The Boy Who Loved Too Much

A book review of The Boy Who Loved Too Much: a True Story of Pathological Friendliness by Jennifer Latson Stars: ***** Simon & Schuster (2017) Biography/Special Needs 304 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The poignant story of a boy’s coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of… Read More »

My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward

A book review of My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward by Mark Lukach Stars: **** Harper Collins (2017) Memoir/Mental Health 320 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A heart-wrenching, yet hopeful, memoir of a young marriage that is redefined by mental illness and affirms the power of love. Mark and Giulia’s life together… Read More »

Pound for Pound

A book review of Pound for Pound: a Story of One Woman’s Recovery and her Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life by Shannon Kopp Stars: ***** William Morrow (2015) Memoir/Mental Health/Animals 288 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:… Read More »

I’m Not Really Here

A book review of I’m Not Really Here by Tim Allen Stars: *** Hyperion (1996) Humour 284 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The popular actor and comedian shares his observations on why things are the way they are while sharing his offbeat opinions about the meaning of life and his personal role in… Read More »