Category: Memoir

Lessons from Life: FOUR KEYS to Living with More Meaning, Purpose, and Success (Book Review #463)  

Lessons from life is a memoir/self-help book where Steve darter discusses the purpose of life. The book motivates the readers to use their strength in increasing productivity and self-reflection. Subjects like the importance of home, understanding your strengths, and creating a path for your… Continue Reading “Lessons from Life: FOUR KEYS to Living with More Meaning, Purpose, and Success (Book Review #463)  “

Dark Chains by Latasha Braxton (Book Review #461)

Dark Chains is an autobiography self-help book. LaTasha has a moving story to tell. Being abused from a young age she endures some harsh circumstances. The words are strong, real and the abuse is hard to even read but one has to face the… Continue Reading “Dark Chains by Latasha Braxton (Book Review #461)”

Two Sons Too Many by Aidan McNally (Book Review #22)

  Two sons too many is a 498-page book written in the format of a memoir expressing everything that has happened to the Author in his lifetime so far. This utterly truthful tale of Aidan not only touches the coldest of hearts but also… Continue Reading “Two Sons Too Many by Aidan McNally (Book Review #22)”

Hatching Charlie: A Psychotherapist’s Tale by Charles C. McCormack (Book Review #235)

This review was requested by Charles C. McCormack Hatching Charlie is an autobiography and a quest story. I normally tend to provide a brief summary of the books I review. However, in this case, I believe the author does such a great job that… Continue Reading “Hatching Charlie: A Psychotherapist’s Tale by Charles C. McCormack (Book Review #235)”

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,… Continue Reading “Reckless Traveler by Walter Rhein (Book Review #242)”

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… Continue Reading “Dining and Driving with Cats – Alice Unplugged by Pat Patterson (Book Review #216)”

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

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.… Continue Reading “Author Interview – Polio and Me by Ken Dalton”

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)”