Haldol and Hyacinths by Melody Moezzi

Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life by Melody Moezzi Stars: ***1/2 Penguin Group (2013) Memoir 288 pages I purchased this book myself. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Melody Moezzi was born to Persian parents at the height of the Islamic Revolution and raised amid a vibrant, loving, and gossipy Iranian diaspora in the American… Read More »

Present: How One Woman Pulled the Plug … by Keri Mae Lamar

Stars: **** Full Title: Present: How One Woman Pulled the Plug on Distraction to Connect with Real Life A Happy Home Media (2015) 151 pages Faith/Memoir ? I purchased this book myself because I saw a review of it on a blog and liked it so much I had to have it. Unfortunately I can’t… Read More »

Waiting to Forget: A Motherhood Lost and Found by Margaret Moorman

Waiting to Forget is a tale of adoption from the birth mother’s point of view. Margaret’s memoir covers two pregnancies, the one when she was sixteen back in the sixties when teenage pregnancy was kept a shameful secret and the other, 25 years later. Although she kept that baby and was filled with happiness, the… Read More »

Here’s to Not Catching Our Hair on Fire by Stacey Turis

Subtitle: An absent-minded tale of life with giftedness & attention deficit – Oh look! A Chicken! Stars: ★★★★★ Bohemian Avenue Press (2011) 219 pages Memoir/Humour When commercials or TV depict a person with ADD or ADHD, it’s usually a child and they are shown running around a classroom or looking out a window instead of… Read More »