Category: Memoir

Surviving Mental Illness by Linda Naomi Katz (Book Review #23)

Linda Katz offers us a very touching, real-life story describing how life is for someone who is mentally ill. Linda takes us through her entire life starting from her grandparents and discusses everything in detail (like a diary) from losing her loved ones, struggling… Continue Reading “Surviving Mental Illness by Linda Naomi Katz (Book Review #23)”

3 Hour Dad by Adam T Hourlution (Book Review #479)

3 Hour Dad is a story written about Adam who becomes a father without knowing that his girlfriend is pregnant. At first, they think that it is appendicitis, but once he rushes to the hospital, he realizes that his girlfriend is having a baby.

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)”