Book reviews · History · Memoir & Biography · Nonfiction

When Time Stopped by Ariana Neumann

When Time Stopped by Ariana Neumann is both a puzzle to be solved filled with family secrets from the past and a memoir that acts as a testament to the love of family. Growing up Ariana didn’t know anything about her father’s past, but once he passes on she finds a box he left for… Continue reading When Time Stopped by Ariana Neumann

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Review: What She Lost by Melissa Hunter

  What She Lost  by Melissa Hunter is part memoir and part a fictionalized account of the life of the author’s grandmother, Sarah Waldman, who survived Nazi concentration camps and her life after.   We go with Sarah as she goes from being a carefree young girl to a teenager amidst war and removal to… Continue reading Review: What She Lost by Melissa Hunter

Memoir & Biography · Nonfiction

Review: Brain Candy: A Memoir by Deirdre Allen Timmons

Brain Candy: A Memoir by Deirdre Allen Timmons tellsus the story of the author’s fight with brain cancer while also caring for her aging mother with Alzheimers. This should be a sad book. It should be a somber book. However, the author manages to take a somber subject and lighten it immensely. This book will… Continue reading Review: Brain Candy: A Memoir by Deirdre Allen Timmons

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Review: Incident, Not Accident: Untwisting Our Spiritual Story by Suzan J. Strader

    *Incident, Not Accident: Untwisting Our Spiritual Story* by Suzan J. Strader is a fairly quick read with a powerful message. It is read like a friend telling you their incredible story of overcoming something horrific and inspiring you along the way. This book only takes an hour ot two to read but it… Continue reading Review: Incident, Not Accident: Untwisting Our Spiritual Story by Suzan J. Strader

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How to Be AloneIf You Want To, and Even If You Don’t by Lane Moore

How to Be AloneIf You Want To, and Even If You Don’t by Lane Moore I really enjoyed this memoir that was like a collection of essays. It isn’t your typical self-help book, and I was glad for that. It is one that many can relate to and maybe help you feel not so alone. I highly… Continue reading How to Be AloneIf You Want To, and Even If You Don’t by Lane Moore

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Space of Love: Understanding the Power of Thought and Wisdom in Living with Autism by Gayle Nobel

   Space of Love: Understanding the Power of Thought and Wisdom in Living with Autism by Gayle Nobel is a beautiful book. It tells Gayle Nobel’s story of living with a child who has autism, but it is so much more than that. It is a book about life and the wisdom gained from it. It… Continue reading Space of Love: Understanding the Power of Thought and Wisdom in Living with Autism by Gayle Nobel

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THE LAST PALACE: Europe’s Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House by Norman L. Eisen

THE LAST PALACE: Europe’s Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House by Norman L. Eisen tells us the story of the castle built in Prague by a wealthy Jewish man,  Otto Petschek, after WWI. This is his story as well as the story of some of its previous occupants. This is also the… Continue reading THE LAST PALACE: Europe’s Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House by Norman L. Eisen