Category: Memoir

Reckless Traveler by Walter Rhein (Book Review #242)

This review was kindly requested by Walter Rhein. Reckless Traveler is a travel autobiographical book written about how Walter Rhein recklessly travels through South America, with no set plans. His adventures take him to Venezuela and Chile, with him having visa issues, encountering cockroaches,…

Dining and Driving with Cats – Alice Unplugged by Pat Patterson (Book Review #216)

This review was requested by, D.A. Whitaker Dining and Driving with Cats is a beautiful book written about Pat, Alice and their two cats, Munchie and Tuffy. They travel from Mexico to Atlanta, and then Georgia. They try something, which my husband and I…

And Then I Am Gone: A Walk with Thoreau by Mathias B. Freese (Book Review #410)

And Then I am Gone is a short memoir. Mathias moves from New York to Alabama and allows us into his world of reflections and the experiences he encounters on his journey. There is no doubt that the author wishes to leave something behind…

Author Interview – Polio and Me by Ken Dalton

The year is 1943. A five-year-old boy wakes up. He cannot stand or hold an apple in his hand. The boy is rushed to his family doctor, diagnosed with polio, and taken from his mother’s arms to the contagion ward at the county hospital….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…