Tag: Memoir

Plantains and the Seven Plagues Paz Ellis (Book Review #742)

Plantains and the seven plagues is a memoir written about the author’s life, her struggles from childhood and living at her bi-cultural home. The book begins with Paz living in New Jersey and how many times she moves from one home to another. Paz’s… Continue Reading “Plantains and the Seven Plagues Paz Ellis (Book Review #742)”

Santander: Rambling on Borrowed Time by David Ellison (Book Review #740)

Santander is a memoir written about the author’s astonishing life as a gay teacher. He is 36 and has been a mentor, school admin, columnist and has had other important roles. His autobiography comprises his educational background, life experience, schools and the world. His… Continue Reading “Santander: Rambling on Borrowed Time by David Ellison (Book Review #740)”

Wings of destiny by Fasihur Rahman (Book Review #732)

Wings of destiny is a biography book about the life of Ziaur Rahman Ansari (1925-1992), who served as a union minister in the council of ministers of two Prime Ministers – Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi. The book is in six sections and explains… Continue Reading “Wings of destiny by Fasihur Rahman (Book Review #732)”

Howie and the Parcel Winch by Gavin Wicklow (Book Review #723)

Howie and the parcel winch is a humorous fictional story about an author who lives in New York City and is facing writer’s block. His stepfather gives him advice, which he seeks through. By doing so, the author creates a character named Howie, who… Continue Reading “Howie and the Parcel Winch by Gavin Wicklow (Book Review #723)”

How a Memoir Transforms Lives By Robert Jacoby and John Robinette

 How a Memoir Transforms Lives By Robert Jacoby and John Robinette Our book, Never Stop Dancing: A Memoir, is actually three stories: it’s John’s story of losing his wife Amy, killed instantly in a pedestrian traffic accident, and left alone to raise their two… Continue Reading “How a Memoir Transforms Lives By Robert Jacoby and John Robinette”

Coming to an End by Mathias Freese

Coming to an End by Mathias Freese As I walk through the days of my life, I thought I might try my hand at what thought or feeling usually encases me. A few days ago, my housekeeper commented on a book of short stories… Continue Reading “Coming to an End by Mathias Freese”

They Slay Me: Keeping a Straight Face with the World’s Loosest Cannons by Holly Kirbo (Book Review #648)

They slay me is a memoir written by a mother of three triplets and everything she has learned through raising them. The book is a mixture of humorous and exciting encounters where both parents find themselves watching their children grow. The compilation of stories… Continue Reading “They Slay Me: Keeping a Straight Face with the World’s Loosest Cannons by Holly Kirbo (Book Review #648)”

From Foster Care to Millionaire: A Young Entrepreneur’s Story of Tragedy and Triumph by Cody McLain (Book Review #639)

From foster care to millionaire is a self-help book informing the reader about a lifetime of struggle and failures in order for Cody Mclain to become successful and confident. His business is built on the backbones of a man whose life has not been… Continue Reading “From Foster Care to Millionaire: A Young Entrepreneur’s Story of Tragedy and Triumph by Cody McLain (Book Review #639)”

17 Life: Corner or Crossroads? Aidan Mc Nally (Book Review #578)

17 & life is a memoir written by Aidan Mc Nally describing his life at the age of 15- 17 – 18 and everything he goes through from that age onwards. His story is filled with ups and down including jail experience, facing important… Continue Reading “17 Life: Corner or Crossroads? Aidan Mc Nally (Book Review #578)”