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 »

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 »

The Rock, the Road and the Rabbi

A book review of The Rock, The Road and the Rabbi: My Journey into the Heart of Scriptural Faith and the Land Where it All Began by Kathie Lee Gifford with Rabbi Jason Sobel Stars: **** Thomas Nelson (2018) Biography/Autobiography/Religious 207 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest… Read More »

The Serial Killer Whisperer

A book review of The Serial Killer Whisperer: How One Man’s Tragedy Helped Unlock the Deadliest Secrets of the World’s Most Terrifying Killers by Pete Earley Stars: **** Gallery Books (2012) True Crime 336 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: After suffering a horrific head injury, fifteen-year-old Tony Ciaglia discovered he could no longer… Read More »

Pitch What’s True

A book review of Pitch What’s True: A Publisher’s Tools for Navigating Your Best Path to a Published Nonfiction Book: a workbook by Sharon Woodhouse Stars: *** Everything Goes Media (2019) Publishing/Writing/How-to 69 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Get your… Read More »