Category: Memoir

A Peripatetic Life – Reminiscences on an Eclectic Lifetime by Raymond Walley (Book Review #159)

  This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” A Peripatetic Life is a memoir written by Raymond Walley. On Friday, May 8th, 2015 Raymond gets… Continue Reading “A Peripatetic Life – Reminiscences on an Eclectic Lifetime by Raymond Walley (Book Review #159)”

Despair to Deliverance: A True Story of Triumph Over Severe Mental Illness by Sharon DeVinney (Book Review #157)

This review was kindly requested by Sharon DeVinney, Ph.D Despair to Deliverance is a memoir written about Sharon DeVinney, Ph.D. and her patient, Robin. Sharon is Robin’s psychotherapist and she has been working with Robin since 1993. Robin suffers from anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and… Continue Reading “Despair to Deliverance: A True Story of Triumph Over Severe Mental Illness by Sharon DeVinney (Book Review #157)”

Broken, Memoirs by R. A. Rios (Book Review #393)

Broken, is a memoir written about the author’s life, how he grew up and the challenges he faced with abuse and recovery. From the beginning, it is very easy to see that life has not been easy. Losing a father while his mother is… Continue Reading “Broken, Memoirs by R. A. Rios (Book Review #393)”

Vacation to Graceland by Phillip Cornell (Book Review #187)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 2 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Vacation to Graceland is a nonfiction travel story written about a family trip to Graceland. Philip is the… Continue Reading “Vacation to Graceland by Phillip Cornell (Book Review #187)”

He Lives to Take Away My Shame by Sheila Washington (Book Review #180)

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of “He Lives to Take Away My Shame” by Sheila Washington] He Lives to Take Away My Shame is an autobiography written by Sheila Washington. Her book speaks of her life from the day she is born. It… Continue Reading “He Lives to Take Away My Shame by Sheila Washington (Book Review #180)”

“The Thoughts You Feed” by Irene Weinberg

The thoughts you feed are the ones that grow. What this brings to my mind is the time my husband died next to me in a horrific car accident. We were driving on the NY State Thruway when our car suddenly went into a… Continue Reading ““The Thoughts You Feed” by Irene Weinberg”

The Slope of Kongwa Hill: A Boy’s Tale of Africa by Anthony R. Edwards (Book Review #147)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 2 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” This is an autobiographical novel written about a boy named Anthony Edwards. He moves from England to Tanganyika… Continue Reading “The Slope of Kongwa Hill: A Boy’s Tale of Africa by Anthony R. Edwards (Book Review #147)”

Life in a Box by JoDee Neathery (Book Review #355)

Life in a box is a novel written in a memoir style. It is a mystery story spanning over generations situated in Texas and Southern California. The tale begins with two dead bodies and one other in critical condition. Andee is a family member… Continue Reading “Life in a Box by JoDee Neathery (Book Review #355)”

Dwyane Wade by Clayton Geoffreys (Book Review #121)

This review was kindly requested by Clayton Geoffreys Dwyane Wade is one of the greatest shooting guards for the Miami Heat. This book reveals everything you would need to know about him growing up, schooling, his family, and career. What is apparent is that… Continue Reading “Dwyane Wade by Clayton Geoffreys (Book Review #121)”