July 2020 Reading Challenge: Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

Title:  Reasons to Stay AliveAuthor: Matt HaigPublisher: Penguin BooksPage Count: 272Publication Date: 2016Category/Genre: Non Fiction, Science, Mental Health, Health, Pyschology, Memoir, Autobiography, Self HelpGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.16)My Rating: ★★★★☆(4) Matt Haig’s accessible and life-affirming memoir of his struggle with depression, and how his triumph over the illness taught him to live. Like nearly one … Continue reading July 2020 Reading Challenge: Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

April 2020 Reading Challenge: Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Title:  Man’s Search for Meaning Author: Viktor E. Frankl Publisher: Beacon Press Page Count: 165 Publication Date: 1946 Category/Genre: Memoir, Autobiography, Non Fiction, Psychology, Self-Help Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.36) My Rating: ★★★★☆(4.0) Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for … Continue reading April 2020 Reading Challenge: Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

March 2020 Reading Challenge: The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

Title:  The Reason I Jump Author: Naoki Higashida Publisher: Random House Page Count: 135 Publication Date: 2013 Category/Genre: Memoir, Autobiography, Non Fiction, Psychology Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.82) My Rating: ★★★★☆(4.0) Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how … Continue reading March 2020 Reading Challenge: The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

Book Review: Know My Name by Chanel Miller

Title:  Know My Name Author: Chanel Miller Publisher: Viking Page Count: 368 Publication Date: 2019 Category/Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoir, Autobiography, True Crime, Inspiration, Feminism, Good Reads Rating: ★★★★★ (4.81) My Rating: ★★★★★(5) The riveting, powerful memoir of the woman whose statement to Brock Turner gave voice to millions of survivors She was known to the world … Continue reading Book Review: Know My Name by Chanel Miller

Book Review: The Salt Path by Raynor Winn

Title:  The Salt Path Author: Raynor Winn Publisher: Michael Joesph Page Count: 288 Publication Date: 2018 Category/Genre: NonFiction, Memoir, Autobiography, Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.23) My Rating: ★★★★☆(4) Just days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years, is terminally ill, their home and livelihood is taken away. With nothing left and little time, they make the brave … Continue reading Book Review: The Salt Path by Raynor Winn

Book Review: The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature by Viv Groskop

 Title:  The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature                                      Author: Viv Groskop Publisher: Fig Tree Page Count: 224 Publication Date: 2017 Category/Genre: Non Fiction, Cultural, Memoir, History, Books about Books, Self Help Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.07) My Rating: ★★★★☆ … Continue reading Book Review: The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature by Viv Groskop