Tag Archives: memoir

Finding Me in France

Finding Me in France by Bobbi French Published:  2012 by Creative Publishers Source:  Purchased Reading Challenge:  Books on France 2013 Reading Challenge Bobbi French is leading a good life on the surface:  she is a successful psychiatrist, married to a … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour: Confessions of Joan the Tall

Confessions of Joan the Tall:  A Memoir by Joan Cusack Handler Published:  2012 by CavanKerry Press Source:  Received from the publisher for review   I was not brought up in a religious household, so rituals and traditions of the Catholic … Continue reading

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Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman

Unorthodox:  The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman Published:  2012 by Simon & Schuster Source:  Purchased (e-book) I’ve always been interested in other cultures, but since I read Anne Frank:  The Diary of a Young Girl when … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour — In My Father’s Country

In My Father’s Country:  An Afghan Woman Defies Her Fate by Saima Wahab Published:  2012 by Crown Publishers Source:  Received from the Publisher for Review In 1979, Saima Wahab’s father was taken from his home in Kabul, never to be … Continue reading

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Drop Dead Healthy

Drop Dead Healthy:  One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection by A.J. Jacobs Published:  2012 by Simon & Schuster Source:  Purchased at my local independent bookstore Being healthy should be easy, right?  All one needs to do is eat properly, exercise regularly, … Continue reading

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