Cilka’s Journey (Heather Morris)

Rating: 4 Stars SynopsisCilka is sixteen years old when she and her sister Magda are imprisoned in Auschwitz. After spending three years there before she's released, she's immediately imprisoned again at Gulag camp for "sleeping with the enemy" and aiding the Nazis soldiers. Despite the fact that Cilka was a child being raped by the … Continue reading Cilka’s Journey (Heather Morris)

Love Lives Here (Amanda Jette Knox)

A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family Rating: 4 Stars SynopsisThe memoir of Amanda Jette Knox's life. A proud mother of three boys and family blogger, Knox's life is changed drastically the day her eleven year old son sends his mother and father an email explaining that he doesn't feel right as a boy … Continue reading Love Lives Here (Amanda Jette Knox)

Cross Her Heart (Sarah Pinborough)

Rating: 4 Stars SynopsisLisa is a single mother to daughter Ava with a past she's been running from. Not even her best friend, Marilyn knows the extend of her life before they started working together over ten years ago. As Ava becomes a teenager and begins to rebel against her mother (especially after the truth … Continue reading Cross Her Heart (Sarah Pinborough)

Review: The Silent Sister (Diane Chamberlain)

Rating: 4 Stars SynopsisRiley MacPherson has lived her whole life believing that her older sister Lisa was so depressed she committed suicide when Riley was just two years old and Lisa was sixteen.Many years later, as Riley is going through her father's house to clean it up for sale after his passing, she begins to … Continue reading Review: The Silent Sister (Diane Chamberlain)

Review: It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too) (Nora McInerny)

Rating: 4 Stars SynopsisThe memoir of a young thirty-something who marries a man after he's diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. The book follows her through their meeting, dating, diagnosis, and his passing. She has lost her father, husband, and miscarried her second child all in a short time and her outlook on everything is unimaginably … Continue reading Review: It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too) (Nora McInerny)