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 fa├žade was a deeply troubled childhood for Elizabeth and her brother, … Continue reading

Book Review: Because I Love Her, Edited by Andrea Richesin

Tweet Book giveaway closed; check this blog post for the winners and thanks for commenting. In honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday, I have two copies to give away of this great new anthology about mothers and daughters called Because … 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: If I’d Known Then, Women in Their 20s and 30s Write Letters to Their Younger Selves

Tweet Have you ever wished you could write a letter to yourself when you were younger to give yourself hope or encouragement to get through a difficult time? That’s what the 35 women did who appear in If I’d Know … 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

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