Tag: memoir

  • Burn the Page: A True Story of Torching Doubts, Blazing Trails, and Igniting Change

    Burn the Page: A True Story of Torching Doubts, Blazing Trails, and Igniting Change

    Title: Burn the Page: A True Story of Torching Doubts, Blazing Trails, and Igniting Change Author: Danica Roem Series: N/A Publication Date: April 26, 2022 Format: E-Book Genre: Non-Fiction Sub Genre(s): Memoir, LGBTQ Summary: Danica Roem made national headlines when–as a transgender former frontwoman for a metal band and a political newcomer–she unseated Virginia’s most notoriously anti-LGBTQ […]

  • Gender Queer

    Gender Queer

    As a librarian and avid reader, I hear the phrase “this is an important book” a lot.  And while it’s true that there are many “important” books out there, sometimes these books are tough to read.  Whether it’s the subject matter or the length or the writing style, “important” books sometimes sit on my shelf, […]

  • We Have Always Been Here

    We Have Always Been Here

    I chose this book for one of my reading challenges this year based on nothing more than the good reviews it was receiving.  I didn’t know much about it and was hoping that I wouldn’t be disappointed.  Wow, was this a good book and I am so glad that I read it.  I have already […]

  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    I am very torn in regards to this review.  I read Hillbilly Elegy because I wanted to practice what I preach…that is, to read and try and understand different political views from my own.  I can’t say that J.D. Vance changed my mind on anything but I can appreciate that he tried to show his […]

  • Gift From the Sea

    Gift From the Sea

    This is a book that has been on my “to be read” shelf for a while.  Anne Morrow Lindbergh first came to my attention as an author when I read “The Aviator’s Wife” and realized that she was much more than just the wife of Charles Lindbergh.  I am so glad that I read this […]