|February 7, 2017||Posted by admin under Autobiography, Biography, Memoir|
A nurse’s adventures in remote Newfoundland
|June 17, 2016||Posted by admin under Autobiography, Biography, History, Memoir|
Learn about the human side of life as a Mountie
|September 16, 2015||Posted by admin under Autobiography, Biography, Memoir, Women|
An honest testament to a truth that many women and men tend to fear
|April 23, 2015||Posted by admin under Autobiography, Biography, Family, Memoir|
A heartwarming story about how a garden helped a family grow.
|March 11, 2014||Posted by Michael Wade under Autobiography, Biography, History, Memoir|
There is no place like home no matter where you travel.
|May 27, 2013||Posted by Andrea Scott under Health, Memoir, Non-fiction|
A memoir that provides a very raw and honest look at a young mother who is struggling with alcoholism.
|November 21, 2010||Posted by Stephanie Price Evans under Canadian, Memoir, Non-fiction|
What My Father Gave Me is a compilation of personal stories composed by real women sharing the true grit of their own father-daughter relationships. Seven women share their remarkable experiences with their fathers during their formative teenage years.
|November 21, 2010||Posted by Roger Gordon under History, Memoir, Non-fiction|
This is a story that has much to tell. It is a story of a family’s never ending tragedy, a nation’s inability to escape from oppressive rule and of a child who was caught up in all of this. It is a story that needed to be told and is worth reading.
Sippy Cups Are Not For Chardonnay: And Other Things I Had to Learn As A New Mom & Naptime is the New Happy Hour: And Other Ways Toddlers Turn Your Life Upside Down by Stefanie Wilder-Taylor
|September 12, 2010||Posted by Christine Gordon Manley under Memoir, Non-fiction|
Not only does Wilder-Taylor offer practical, no-nonsense advice for new moms and moms of toddlers in these books, but she does so with such comedic grace and flare that I found myself laughing out loud through most of these books.
|August 11, 2010||Posted by Bonnie Stewart under Memoir, Non-fiction|
It’s a truism—an old, tired, well-treaded truism—that writers are jealous. That the great wordsmiths of our culture, instead of reading hungrily to feed their story engines, tend to close in on themselves, shutting out the words of others in order to focus their own muses…
|April 13, 2010||Posted by Christine Gordon Manley under Canadian, History, Memoir, Non-fiction|
I Have My Mother’s Eyes is special for numerous reasons. Not only does it tell the story of Zosia Hoffenberg’s escape out of Poland (and Europe) during World War II, but it does so using three voices: Zosia herself (as told by daughter Barbara), the author (Zosia’s daughter), and Danielle, Barbara’s daughter, who took over the project and ensured its publication after the author died from cancer.