“Remembrance of Things Present: Making Peace with Dementia” by Peter Maeck

As the adult child of a parent who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, I was eager to read Remembrance of Things Present: Making Peace with Dementia by author Peter Maeck. I was pleased to find a book of photographs, poetry, and prose that explored the experiences of Maeck and his father as they traveled the road of dementia. In the beginning of the book Maeck admits … Continue reading “Remembrance of Things Present: Making Peace with Dementia” by Peter Maeck

“What’s in it for Me? A Personal Journey of Recovery … and Hope” By John L.

  This deeply personal chronicle of one man’s navigation of the troubled waters of his battle with addiction gives a remarkable insight into the tangled path to recovery. John L. gives a no holds barred exploration of his life; his tragedies, his mistakes, his successes, and the challenges he faced. He relates his experiences to the Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve Step Program, connecting his recovery with … Continue reading “What’s in it for Me? A Personal Journey of Recovery … and Hope” By John L.

“Reaching for the Light: An Incest Survivor’s Story” by J.C. Christian

Child abuse is a difficult subject to write about; even more sensitive is child sexual abuse. When the abuse is incest it is even more painful. J.C. Christian approaches this issue in a straight forward and honest manner in her autobiographical book “Reaching for the Light, An Incest Survivors Story”. Shining a light on her own history she relates her experiences from the tender age … Continue reading “Reaching for the Light: An Incest Survivor’s Story” by J.C. Christian

Gems of Strength Release Party

Gems of Strength Release Party The official release party for Gems of Strength, an anthology by women authors all over the world will take place online from May 28th to May 30th. The Gems of Sisterhood is a unique series compiled by a group of women authors, many of whom have previously released works. Each of the themed “Gems of Sisterhood” books will feature strong … Continue reading Gems of Strength Release Party

I’ve Loved These Days: Abigail Phelps, Book One by Bethany Turner

I read this book on the recommendation of a friend. When I first started I’ve Loved These Days by Bethany Turner I was a little skeptical. The book begins with a letter to Jacqueline Onassis. That was enough to grab my attention. The following pages are notes from Dr. Alec Redmond. Dr. Redmond is the psychiatrist who is treating Abigail Phelps, the strange protagonist of … Continue reading I’ve Loved These Days: Abigail Phelps, Book One by Bethany Turner

Brain to Books Blog Tour – Judith Quate

Brain to Books Blog Tour Fast Fact Author: Judith Quate Genre: Memoir Book: Our Special Child:  Jason’s Story Official Site Bio I am a woman, wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a good friend.  This is what defines me.  What I present to you on this website is a mixed media artist who creates inspirational art and fiber creations.  What most inspired me to launch my … Continue reading Brain to Books Blog Tour – Judith Quate

Brain to Books Blog Tour – Angela B. Chrysler

Brain to Books Blog Tour Fast Facts: Author: Angela B. Chrysler Genre: Multi-genre author. Fantasy, Macabre, Memoir, and more Books: The Dark Fantasy Dolor and Shadow (Book #1 of the Tales of the Drui Series) Broken: A Memoir Official Site of Angela B. Chrysler Official Site of Brain to Books Bio Angela B. Chrysler is a writer, logician, and die-hard nerd who studies philosophy, theology, historical … Continue reading Brain to Books Blog Tour – Angela B. Chrysler

“Son of Sam Was My Catcher and Other Bronx Tales” by Ian Lowell

Son of Sam Was My Catcher and Other Bronx Tales by Ian Lowell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Ian Lowell takes me has taken me back to my youth, growing up in New York City in the 50’s and 60’s, in his wonderful memoir “Son of Sam Was My Catcher and Other Bronx Tales”. Although I was in upper Manhattan and he was in … Continue reading “Son of Sam Was My Catcher and Other Bronx Tales” by Ian Lowell