The Value of Wrinkles

A book review of The Value of Wrinkles: a young perspective on how loving the old will change your life by Isabel Tom Stars: ***** Northfield Publishing (2020)Aging240 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: We’re so afraid of aging that… Read More »

Love, Life & Lucille

A book review of Love, Life & Lucille: Lessons Learned from a Centenarian by Judy Gaman Stars: ***** She Writes Press (2020)Biography379 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Judy Gaman was so busy making a name for herself that she barely took the time to meet a stranger, enjoy life, or simply stop… Read More »

The Truth Divided

A book review of The Truth Divided by Nakia Jones Stars: **** Book Venture Publishing (2018)Biographies/Racism124 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The Truth Divided is about Officer Nakia Jones who became known to many after her passionate Facebook post… Read More »

Meatballs & Microphones

A book review of Meatballs & Microphones: A True Story about Small Kitchens and Big Dreams by Gregory Patrick Travers Stars: *** Roundfire Legends Publishing (2019)Memoir172 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Being a cook and a rapper is hard… Read More »

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 »