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 »

ALS Saved My Life Until It Didn’t

ALS Saved My Life Until It Didn’t by Dr. Jenni Kleinman Berebitsky with Joyce Kleinman & Elizabeth Flynn Stars: **** PB & Js Publishing (2018) Memoir 278 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Most people know life will not necessarily… Read More »

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 »