Deadly Invaders

A book review of Deadly Invaders: Virus Outbreaks Around the World from Marburg Fever to Avian Flu by Denise Grady Stars: **** Kingfisher Publications (2006) Science/Diseases 128 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: An epidemic strikes the United States, plunging the country into chaos. New York Times medical reporter Denise Grady uses this terrifying… 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 »

Space of Love

Space of Love: Understanding the Power of Thought and Wisdom in Living with Autism by Gayle Nobel Stars: *** Nite Owl Books (2018) Self-Help Books/Motivational/Disabilities 148 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: For people living with a child or adult with… Read More »

Beyond the Pale

Beyond the Pale: Folklore, Family, and the Mystery of Our Hidden Genes by Emily Urquhart Stars: **** Harper Perennial (2015) Memoir 288 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Like any new mother, Emily is thrilled when her first child, a daughter, is born. The baby, Sadie, is healthy and stunningly beautiful, with snow white… Read More »