Adult Nonfiction

Unicorn Untamed by Lin Reynolds

About the Book Unicorn Untamed: Turning Sh*t to Sparkle, a journey of messy self-discovery from Lin Reynolds, is out now! We’ve all done things we’re not proud of. We all struggle with emotions we’re ashamed of. We all have darkness we try to hide. What if you could learn the tools to take the bad… Continue reading Unicorn Untamed by Lin Reynolds

Autobiography & Biography · Children's Book Review · Children's Picture Book · Family History · Memoirs · Picture Book

When Mother Read Aloud by Katie Andrews Potter

When Mother Read Aloud: The Life Story of Almyra King Holsclaw by Katie Andrews Potter is a true labor of love and family heirloom for generations to come. Almyra King Holsclaw is the great-great-great grandmother of author and family historian, Katie Andrews Potter. Almyra was born in Jennings County, Indiana in 1842, living her entire life as… Continue reading When Mother Read Aloud by Katie Andrews Potter

Adult Fiction book review · Memoirs

The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs

The Bright Hour is a wonderfully written memoir by Nina Riggs, who passed away after a courageous battle with cancer in February 2017. She was only 37. Nina, mother of two young boys, wife of 16 years, and great-great-great granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson, was a beautiful soul and talented writer. Her writing is emotionally… Continue reading The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs

Adult Fiction book review · Autobiography & Biography · Memoirs

A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote

I'm not one to re-read books. One of the reasons for this is that I always have so many books in my TBR pile, that I must keep moving forward. However, there is one particular book, which is more of a short story really, that I re-read every year around Christmas. What is even more… Continue reading A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote

Adult Fiction book review

A Fifty Year Silence by Miranda Richmond Mouillot

I really enjoyed this book. It was in part a memoir and also in part a diary of the author's historical journey to discover the details of her grandparent's relationship during World War II. The author was never sure why; but her grandparents had not spoken to each other in 50 years. She decides to… Continue reading A Fifty Year Silence by Miranda Richmond Mouillot

Adult Fiction book review · Memoirs

The 13th Gift – by Joanne Huist Smith

The 13th Gift is a true story of one family's difficult Holiday season after the untimely and sudden death of their husband/father. The story is interesting, as it includes a bit of mystery which builds as Christmas day approaches. The book had me laughing out loud as well as crying at times. This is a… Continue reading The 13th Gift – by Joanne Huist Smith

Adult Fiction book review · Memoirs

Foxcatcher – by Mark Schultz

Foxcatcher by Mark Schultz , according to the cover is "the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold." I received an advanced reader's edition of this book in exchange for a review. The book will be published on 11/18/14 by Dutton. Additionally, the movie will be… Continue reading Foxcatcher – by Mark Schultz