Nonfiction November: Week 5

Week 5: (Nov. 26 to 30) – New to My TBR (Katie @ Doing Dewey): It’s been a month full of amazing nonfiction books! Which ones have made it onto your TBR? Be sure to link back to the original blogger who posted about that book!   So many excellent nonfiction books are on my TBR now thanks…

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Magic of Memoir Blog Tour: Broken Whole by Jane Binns

At the age of thirty-five, desperate to salvage a self that has been suffocating for years—and to save her two-year-old son from witnessing a miserable relationship between his parents—Jane Binns leaves her husband of twelve years. She has no plan or intention but to leave, however, and therein begins the misadventures lying in wait for…

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Magic of Memoir Blog Tour: Once You Go In by Carly Gelsinger

We are so happy to be part of BookSparks “Magic of Memoir” blog tour. We will be reading and reviewing five very different memoirs over the next two months. Our third book on the blog tour is a really interesting and eye-opening title. After reading ONCE YOU GO IN by Carly Gelsinger you will be…

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Book Review: In Pieces by Sally Field

Genre: Memoir, Nonfiction Published: September 2018 Pages: 416 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In Pieces is the perfect title for this haunting memoir. It left me in tiny, weeping pieces. Sally Field – the bubbly surfer and ingenue, activist and runaway, Shelby’s and Forrest’s mom….she has worked in the movie industry for most of her life. She has worked…

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Magic of Memoir Blog Tour: Braided: A Journey of A Thousand Challahs by Beth Ricanti

We are so happy to be part of BookSparks “Magic of Memoir” blog tour. We will be reading and reviewing five very different memoirs over the next two months. Our second book is called Braided: A Journey of A Thousand Challahs by Beth Ricanti, MD. Can you say YUMMY? I skimmed through some of this…

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Book Review: Okay, Fine, Whatever by Courtenay Hameister

Okay Fine Whatever: The Year I Went from Being Afraid of Everything to Only Being Afraid of Most Things by Courtenay Hameister ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Genre: memoir, nonfiction, humor Published: July 31 2018 Pages: 320 What was the last book that made you LAUGH. OUT. LOUD? Like tears streaming down the face laughing? Thanks to our friends…

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Book Review: The Accidental Truth, Lauri A. Taylor

The Accidental Truth: What My Mother’s Murder Investigation Taught Me About Life, by  Lauri Taylor Genre: Memoir, Non-Fiction, True Crime Published: May 2015 Pages: 256 Local OC author Lauri Taylor was at Literary Orange in 2017 and my friend purchased her book after hearing her speak.  I happened to reach out to Lauri recently and she…

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Magic of Memoir Blog Tour: Boot Language by Vanya Erickson

We are thrilled to be part of BookSparks “Magic of Memoir” blog tour. We will be reading and reviewing five very different memoirs over the next two months. Our first book is called Boot Language by Vanya Erickson. When I read the back cover and found out that Vanya was raised with a mother who…

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