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Women Like Us: A Memoir

Sʜᴏᴿᴛ Sʏɴᴏᴘsɪs for Women Like Us Amanda throws it all out there in her memoir Women Like Us. It is a story about the beauty and pain she experienced throughout her life.  Mʏ Tʜᴏᴜɢʜᴛs I can’t tell you how much I loved this memoir. Much of it felt like it was written about me. I Read more

Dragged Up And Torn Apart

Dragged Up and Torn Apart Dragged Up and Torn Apart is a poignant look at how child abuse can be considered normal when children don’t know any better.  Short Synopsis  Cain and his twin brother Neil grew up running the streets, stealing and learning about life on their own. Their mom was neglectful and often Read more

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Embracing What Remains

Embracing What Remains ~Embracing What Remains is a daughter’s story about her father’s Alzheimer’s disease.   Short Synopsis  Andrea faces her father’s Alzheimer’s as she is right in the throes of raising her little ones. In his sixties, he goes from being a brilliant doctor to being unable to do even the simplest things.  My Thoughts Read more

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Will I was pulled into this book, Will,  because I love the cover and have enjoyed Will’s movies.  Right off the bat, I need to say I was disappointed in this memoir. Will’s ego took over for a large portion of the book. I always thought he was a good guy. The book made me Read more

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Affliction: Growing Up with a Closeted Gay Dad

Affliction Short Synopsis Affliction is a look into the life of a closeted gay man who lived a lie for most of his life, due to the unaccepting views of the world around him. His daughter, Laura, wrote this memoir after his death. She wound the clock backward to look at her childhood differently with Read more

Sandwiched: A Memoir of Holding On and Letting Go

Thank you @netgalley and @shewritespress for the advanced copy to read and review. Sandwiched is Laurie James’s memoir. It revolves around her life experiences, starting when she was a child:  adopted, sexually abused, and treated poorly by her brothers. The story continues on to take the reader through her life: marriage, children, caring for aging Read more

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