The Girls

A book review of The Girls: An All-American Town, a Predatory Doctor, and the Untold Story of the Gymnasts Who Brought Him Down by Abigail Pesta Stars: ***** Hatchette Book Group (2019)True Crime/Sports240 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In this news-breaking narrative, decades of women who brought down sexual predator Larry Nassar… Read More »

Generation Sleepless

A book review of Generation Sleepless: Why Tweens and Teens Aren’t Sleeping Enough and How We Can Help Them by Heather Turgeon, MFT, and Julie Wright, MFT. Stars: ***** TarcherPerigee (2022)Sleep304 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: If you could… Read More »

Getting Started with Latin

A book review of Getting Started with Latin: Beginning Latin for Homeschoolers and Self-Taught Students of Any Age by William E. Linney Stars: ***** Armfield Academic Press (2007)Learning Latin194 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: What’s preventing you from teaching… Read More »

The Art of Teaching Children

A book review of The Art of Teaching Children: All I Learned From a Lifetime in the Classroom by Phillip Done Stars: ***** Simon & Schuster (2022)Memoir464 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: An essential guide for teachers and parents that’s destined to become a classic, The Art of Teaching Children is one of those… Read More »

Running Free

A book review of Running Free: My Battle With Anorexia by Rebecca Quinlan Stars: ***** SRL Publishing (2022)Eating Disorders330 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: From Olympic hopeful to hours away from death, a harrowing yet inspirational true story of… Read More »

Hidden Valley Road

A book review of Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of An American Family by Robert Kolker Stars: ***** Doubleday (2020)Memoir>Schizophrenia400 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science’s great hope in the quest to… Read More »

Seeing Eye Girl

A book review of Seeing Eye Girl: A Memoir of Madness, Resilience, and Hope by Beverly J. Armento Stars: ***** She Writes Press (2022)Memoir286 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: As the “Seeing Eye Girl” for her blind, artistic, and… Read More »