Tell It Slant

A book review of Tell It Slant 3rd Edition: Creating, Refining, and Publishing Creative Nonfiction by Brenda Miller and Suzanne Paola Stars: ***** McGraw Hill (2019) Reference/Writing 336 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: “Tell all the Truth but tell it… Read More »

The Uncomfortable Confessions of a Preacher’s Kid

A book review of The Uncomfortable Confessions of a Preacher’s Kid by Ronna Russell Stars: **** Black Rose Writing (2019) Memoir 183 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The Uncomfortable Confessions of a Preacher’s Kid is the story of a childhood controlled… Read More »

Brain Candy

A book review of Brain Candy: One Woman’s hilarious and harrowing journey through cancer and Alzheimers by Deidre Allen Timmons Stars: ***** Lemonbird Press (2019) Memoir 336 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: While fighting an aggressive brain tumor, Deirdre must… Read More »

From Foster Care to Millionaire by Cody McLain

A book review of From Foster Care to Millionaire: a Young Entrepreneur’s Journey of Success, Failure and Triumph by Cody McLain Stars: ***** Cody McLain (2018) Business/Memoir/Aspergers 330 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Cody’s story offers all the components you’d… Read More »

At the Narrow Waist of the World

A book review of At the Narrow Waist of the World by Marlena Maduro Baraf Stars: *** She Writes Press (2019) Memoir 184 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Raised by a lively family of Spanish Jews in tropical and Catholic… Read More »

Being Mean

A book review of Being Mean: a Memoir of Sexual Abuse and Survival by Patricia Eagle Stars: ***** She Writes Press (2019) Memoir/Abuse 376 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In this richly depicted story, told in vignettes relative to markers… Read More »

The Monopolists

The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game by Mary Pilon Stars: **** Bloomsbury (2015) Biographies/Board Games/Historical Study 336 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The Monopolists reveals the unknown story of how Monopoly came into existence, the reinvention of its history by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets,… Read More »