Moonwalking With Einstein

A book review of Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer Stars: *** Penguin Books (2011)Self-Help/Memoir307 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: An instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, Moonwalking with Einstein recounts Joshua Foer’s yearlong quest to improve his memory under the tutelage of top… Read More »

Not Without My Sister

A book review of Not Without My Sister: The true story of three girls violated and betrayed by Kristina, Celeste and Juliana Stars: ***** Harper Element (2012)Memoir434 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The bestselling, devastating account of three sisters torn apart, abused and exploited at the hands of a community that robbed… Read More »

Just the Funny Parts

A book review of Just the Funny Parts…and a Few Hard Truths About Sneaking Into the Hollywood Boys’ Club by Nell Scovell Stars: *** Dey Street Books (2018)Memoir336 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Just the Funny Parts is a juicy and scathingly funny insider look at how pop culture gets made. For more… Read More »

The Burning Light of Two Stars

A book review of The Burning Light of Two Stars: a Mother Daughter Story by Laura Davis Stars: **** Girl Friday Books (2021)Memoir368 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: This riveting memoir by Laura Davis, the author of The Courage to… Read More »

Positive Vision

A book review of Positive Vision: Enjoying the Adventures and Advantages of Poor Eyesight by Ken Brandt Stars: **** Ken Brandt (2020)Biography/Self-Help/Humour117 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Author Ken Brandt presents a gloriously positive view of life’s challenges while… Read More »

You’ll Never Find Us

A book review of You’ll Never Find Us: A Memoir by Jeanne Baker Guy Stars: **** She Writes Press (2021)Memoir288 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In 1977, Jeanne’s German nationalist ex-husband, Klaus, tells her he’s gotten a new job… Read More »

The Evil Within

A book review of The Evil Within: The heartbreaking story of Becky Watts by her father by Darren Galsworthy Stars: **** HarperElement (2016)True Crime Memoir304 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Previously published as Becky, this is the heartbreaking story behind the murder of 16-year-old Bristol schoolgirl Becky Watts, a crime that shocked… Read More »