The Poop Diaries

A book review of The Poop Diaries by Abby Ross Stars: **** Black Rose Writing (2020)Memoir/Humour235 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: They come into our homes. They see us in our most fragile moments. Plumbers are a fixture in… Read More »

Divorcing Mom

A book review of Divorcing Mom: a Memoir of Psychoanalysis by Melissa Knox Stars: *** Cynren Press (2019)Memoirs218 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Psychoanalysis was her family’s religion instead of wafers and wine, there were Seconals, Nembutals, and gin.… Read More »

Educated

A book review of Educated: a Memoir by Tara Westover Stars: ***** Random House (2018)Memoir352 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityBorn to survivalists in the mountains of… Read More »

Never Stop Dancing

A book review of Never Stop Dancing: a Memoir by John Robinette and Robert Jacoby Stars: ***** Inner Harbor House (2019) Memoir 246 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A story of grief, male friendship, and healing conversations. “Be present,” “cherish… Read More »

Sarah Winchester: Beyond the Mystery

A book review of Sarah Winchester: Beyond the Mystery by Bennett Jacobstein Stars: *** Independently Published (2019) Biography 110 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Sarah Winchester was a brilliant, creative and generous woman. She lost her only child, Annie, at… Read More »

Body, Mime and Soul

A book review of Body, Mime and Soul: When Actions Speak Louder Than Words by Ken Alcorn Stars: **** Covenant Books (2019) Memoir 263 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Delve into the life of a man who did not… Read More »

The Clean Body: A Modern History

A book review of The Clean Body: A Modern History by Peter Ward Stars: ***** McGill-Queen’s University Press (2019) History 344 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: How often did our ancestors bathe? How often did they wash their clothes and… Read More »