• Book Review,  Memoir

    My Unconventional Loves: My Hurts, My Adulteries, My Redemption by Marie A. Abanga | A Review and Giveaway

    What on earth could push or pull a woman and mother of three to abandon her marriage, elope with a street kid, leaving those three kids behind? What on earth could push or pull a woman to live such parallel lives and fake such an existence whereas all the ‘glamour’ was just superficial? What definitely went wrong in her childhood that could have contributed to the sad and dare say ‘insane’ series of unconventional loves and existence? Read the rest here … (Image and synopsis via Goodreads) My Thoughts: I met Marie Abanga here on my blog. She left a comment on a post, and later used my Contact page…

  • Book Review,  Guest Post,  Interviews,  Memoir

    Good Things Are Coming: Upcoming Guests and Memoir Reviews

    Yes, good things are coming! I have some guests who will be sharing their insights into writing and life as well as a new memoir or two to review here. Thought I’d give you a heads up: Next Thursday, August 21st, Lorraine Ash, author of Self and Soul: On Creating Meaningful Life, will be my guest. Lorraine will be sharing her thoughts on “Exploring Ancestral Patterns in Memoir.” This is a fascinating look at what traits and/or behaviors are ours via ancestry. On Tuesday, August 26th, I will post my review of Kathy Pooler‘s recently published Memoir, Ever Faithful to His Lead: My Journey Away from Emotional Abuse. Kathy has told her story with integrity…