Category Archives: Nonfiction

Where Will I live? By Rosemary McCarney (229)

Every child and adult needs a home. Children need somewhere safe where they can be happy, eat their meals with their family, play with their toys, and go to sleep at night without being afraid that their parents or friends … Continue reading

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Smarter, Faster, Better (227)

Smarter, Faster, Better is an important book for everyone who is interested in what it takes to be the most productive person that we can be in all areas of life. Motivation is a popular topic in the literature currently. … Continue reading

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The Book That Made Me: A collection of 32 Personal Stories By Judith Ridge (226)

This is a book like no other that I ever read. It is a treasure-throve of tidbits from writers and what made them who they are today. For many writers, it is what they read when they were young that … Continue reading

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A Deepening Life by Joan Grundy (220)

This is a memoir-type book about how disheartening it is to watch a parent with Alzheimer’s grow more and more distanced from us. It can be so painful; yet, many graces and lessons can be learned, as Joan Grundy has … Continue reading

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Birds, Art, Life by Kyo Maclear (214)

In this book, celebrated writer Kyo Maclear embarks on a yearlong, big city adventure chasing after birds, and along the way offers a luminous meditation on the nature of creativity and the quest for a good and meaningful life. During … Continue reading

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Tangles: A Story About Alzheimer’s, My Mother, and Me by Sarah Leavitt (209)

This is a book about Alzheimer’s. It is a book with serious overtones. It is a must read for anyone who has Alzheimer’s running in the family. It is a poignant book, one that is filled with sadness, but the … Continue reading

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What Love Is and What It Could Be – By Carrie Jenkins (203)

So many of us are always wondering about what love is. It is a true philosophical question in its own right. Love is one of those mystical things that can be very hard to explain. But when we are in … Continue reading

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