Book Review: Surviving High Society by Elizabeth Mulholland

Tweet From the outside anyone would have thought Elizabeth Marvin had the perfect life: a wealthy family, an expensive education, extravagant vacations, and more. But hiding behind the perfect façade was a deeply troubled childhood for Elizabeth and her brother, … Continue reading

Book Review: A Regular Guy: Growing Up With Autism; Interview with Author Laura Shumaker

Tweet I’m happy to review a new memoir by Laura Shumaker called A Regular Guy: Growing Up With Autism. Shumaker’s story will resonate with many parents, whether they are raising a child with autism or one of it’s related conditions, … Continue reading

Book Review: The Pages In Between by Erin Einhorn

Tweet In The Pages In Between, Erin Einhorn has written a memoir about what she finds when she searches for the Polish family that sheltered her Jewish mother during World War II. When she was growing up in Detroit, Einhorn … Continue reading

Book Review: Memo to the President Elect by Madeleine Albright

Tweet When I’m not reading for one of my mother-daughter book clubs or reviewing books for this blog and my Web site, I’m reading for a book discussion group that I’m in with my husband, Randy, and three other couples. … Continue reading

Book Review: This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff

Tweet My mother-daughter book club with Madeleine met last week to discuss This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff. This was our first memoir, and it’s unfortunate that it came so close to the end of school that many of the … Continue reading

Book Review: Gumbo Tales by Sara Roahen

Tweet I’ve been reading a book by Sara Roahen called Gumbo Tales: Finding My Place at the New Orleans Table by Sara Roahen. It’s full of stories of food from New Orleans—things like gumbo, sno-balls, muffalettas, and so much more. … Continue reading

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