Category: Memoir

Soaring Through Silent Skies by Brian Ehlers (Book Review #865)

Soaring through silent skies is a biography. It tells the story of a trailblazer who succeeds in becoming a successful athlete and coach in a world where against the odds, Brian is deaf.

Carrying My Father’s Torch: From Holocaust Trauma to Transformation by Gail Weiss Gaspar (Book Review #888)

Carrying my father’s torch is a beautiful story written about Gail’s life. It is personal and, at the same time, so relatable to many as her father shares what truly happened to him. At the age of 63, as he stands at the United… Continue Reading “Carrying My Father’s Torch: From Holocaust Trauma to Transformation by Gail Weiss Gaspar (Book Review #888)”

River Town Girl by Lynn Litterine (Book Review #847)

River town girl is a memoir about the author growing up in the Hudson River around the 1950s, 60’s and the early 70’s. The author takes us on a journey explaining her life in a very principal and poetic way. She comes from a… Continue Reading “River Town Girl by Lynn Litterine (Book Review #847)”

Can you see my scars? by Samuel Moore-Sobel (Book Review #840)

Can you see my scars? is a memoir about Samuel’s trauma, healing, recovery, and adversity? It begins with him being 15 years of age working before he starts high school. A tragic accident with sulfuric acid leaves him with countless challenges, surgical procedures, and… Continue Reading “Can you see my scars? by Samuel Moore-Sobel (Book Review #840)”

The places left unfilled by M. C. Cauley (Book Review #837)

The places left unfilled is a memoir written about Morgan and her life in pursuit of finding her father. As luck would have it, she befriends a neighbor; however, the connection does not bode well, and things only begin to shed some light when… Continue Reading “The places left unfilled by M. C. Cauley (Book Review #837)”

An Ambiguous Grief by Dominique Hunter (Book Review #827)

An Ambiguous Greif is a beautiful memoir written about the loss of a Mother, her grief over her son Dylan’s death, and the story behind why it came to be this way.  The focus is on Dylan, but the narrative and the story emphasize… Continue Reading “An Ambiguous Grief by Dominique Hunter (Book Review #827)”

Adventure by Chicken bus by Janet LoSole (Book Review #826)

Adventure by chicken is a travelogue written about a family who sold everything and went on a road trip through Central America between 2005- 2007. Janet and Lloyd have a plan, and they take their two children on what they call chicken busses, which… Continue Reading “Adventure by Chicken bus by Janet LoSole (Book Review #826)”

River Queens by Alexander Watson (Book Review #792)

River queens is a memoir about two men, Alexander and Dale, who buy a boat they find, sinking in a Texas Lake. They then decide to fix it up and go on a trip to see Arkansas, Tennessee, Cumberland and Ohio.

Milk with Wine – A child’s year in Paris by Meg Westley (Book Review #791)

Milk with wine is a memoir written and set in 1963. It begins with the author moving to Paris with her family at the age of 8. Meg has a very hard time adapting to the French culture, language, making friends, and in general,… Continue Reading “Milk with Wine – A child’s year in Paris by Meg Westley (Book Review #791)”