Funny You Don’t Look Autistic

Funny You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian’s Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary Stars: **** Annick Press (2019) Teen Nonfiction/Autism 176 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael… Read More »

Lovey by Mary MacCracken

Lovey by Mary MacCracken Stars: **** Harper Collins UK (2014) (Reprint from 1974) Memoirs/Special Education/Child Abuse 256 pages This post contains affiliate links. Summary: This deeply moving memoir tells the story of Hannah: a child who has been beaten and abused; a girl full of loneliness and rage; a student no one but learning disabilities teacher… Read More »

One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp

One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Ann Voskamp Stars: **** Zondervan (2010) Christian Life/Spiritual Growth 237 pages This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Just like you, Ann Voskamp hungers to live her one life well. Forget the bucket lists that have us escaping our everyday lives for exotic experiences.… Read More »

I Feel Bad About My Neck

I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron Stars: *** Vintage Books (2008) Humor/Essays 137 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious look… Read More »

Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas by Ace Collins Stars: ***** Zondervan (2003) Reissue (2018) Religion/Holidays/Christmas & Advent 198 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The cheer of a crackling hearth fire. Colorful cards from friends and loved ones. An… Read More »

Top 10 of 2018

I’m going to be participating in this event called Top 10 of 2018 at Kimberley Faye Reads. From Dec 25 to Dec 31 I’ll be posting about some Top 10s. I may not do every day but here are the topics: Dec 25 – Books I Wish I’d Made Time to Read in 2018 Dec… Read More »

Survival Lessons by Alice Hoffman

Survival Lessons by Alice Hoffman Stars **** Algonquin Books (2013) Cancer/Health 83 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Survival Lessons provides a road map of how to reclaim your life from this day forward, with ways to reenvision everything―from relationships with friends and family to the way you see yourself. As Alice Hoffman says,… Read More »