Category Archives: nonfiction

Option B is a heartbreaking story of loss as well as an inspirational guide to living.

Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam M. Grant. “From Facebook’s COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, memoirs, nonfiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

My thoughts: Living paycheck to paycheck comes with ongoing pressures and struggles, but in Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond introduces us to the poorest of the poor, people lacking basic needs, food, clothing and shelter. … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, nonfiction | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nasty Women Project: Voices from the Resistance Edited by Erin Passons

As seen on Goodreads: American Women. Their Stories. Their Resistance. The despot is perched in his tower, threatening democracy with every tweet. Vultures of big business occupy his cabinet seats, while empty-headed puppets tie the Senate to a string. With … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, essays, nonfiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Insomniac City: New York, Oliver and Me by Bill Hayes

As seen on Goodreads: Bill Hayes came to New York City in 2009 with a one-way ticket and only the vaguest idea of how he would get by. But, at forty-eight years old, having spent decades in San Francisco, he … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, memoirs, nonfiction | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Writer’s Badass Guide: Branding, Blogging, and Social Media.

As stated on Amazon: A Writer’s Badass Guide To Branding, Blogging and Social Media is a fun and easy step by step guide for new writers, bloggers and entrepreneurs. This book teaches writers how to conceptualize and develop their personal … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, nonfiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Fractured Memories by Emily Page

Fractured Memories:  Because Demented People need Love, Too by Emily Page. Emily and her father were extremely close; they had a unique and special father-daughter relationship. In this brutally honest and real book Emily first tells us about her larger … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, memoirs, nonfiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Nonfiction recommendations for you!

It’s the doldrums of winter and you may have a vacation planned or you may be snowed in, but either way, use any extra time to catch up on your reading, expand your knowledge base, understand others’ perspectives and enjoy a … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, memoirs, nonfiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment