Category Archives: Memoire

Where I Live Now: A Journey through Love and Loss to Healing and Hope – By Sharon Butala (204)

This is a book that will capture the attention of anyone who is in the process of decluttering their lives. This is especially poignant if you have lost a spouse as Sharon Butala did. When Sharon Butala‚Äôs husband, Peter, died … Continue reading

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The Roar of the Twenties by James H. Gray (134)

This is a wonderful history book. It is a classic and it discusses the allure of the 1920s in Canada. It was an interesting time. And for people who haven’t lived during these times, which is most of us otherwise … Continue reading

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Brief Candle in the Dark (46)

Richard Dawkins is one of most important and best nonfiction writers of our time. His work is timely and very relevant to our modern lives. In this memoir, Richard Dawkins looks back on his life of tireless intellectual adventure and … Continue reading

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The Time of Your Life (103)

The Time of Your Life Margaret Trudeau This book is a sequel to her bestseller, Changing My Mind. This book is another candid and engaging book about how women can age with grace. Women tend to be very hard on … Continue reading

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Changing My Mind (101)

Changing My Mind Margaret Trudeau This is a deeply moving memoir. Margaret Trudeau speaks about the illness that shaped her life and how hard it was to live with extreme mood disorders much of her life. When she got married … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bird Cloud By Annie Proulx (42)

      Bird Cloud is a wonderful book that is written as a memoir. It is about Annie’s days in the Wyoming wetlands. The book captures all the nuances of time and place, and it will transport the reader … Continue reading

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Your Sad Eyes and Unforgettable Mouth (23)

Your Sad Eyes and Unforgettable Mouth By Edeet Ravel I picked up this book becomes of my commitment this summer to reading as many books by Edeet Ravel as I could get my hands on. And this book does not … Continue reading

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