The Milk Lady of Bangalore by Shoba Narayan

Thanks to Algonquin Books for the review copy of this book! Another fabulous nonfiction title that I just HAD to make time to share about here! It releases on January 23, 2018. The Milk Lady of Bangalore: An Unexpected Adventure by Shoba Narayan (Algonquin Books ~ January 23, 2018) My rating: 5 of 5 stars … Continue reading The Milk Lady of Bangalore by Shoba Narayan

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Memoir

Thanks to St. Martin's Press for the free review copy of this title - all opinions are my own. You all know that I very rarely do blog posts for a single review any more......but this one more than merits the time and attention, I assure you. This title releases on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 … Continue reading When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Memoir

Outskirts of Hope by Jo Ivester

The Outskirts of Hope: A Memoir by Jo Ivester (She Writes Press ~ April 7, 2015) My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars A heartbreaking memoir that is scarily close to today's reality in much of our country today. Thanks to Book Sparks for the review copy of this book. Book Description (from Goodreads) In 1967, … Continue reading Outskirts of Hope by Jo Ivester

Mikey and Me by Teresa Sullivan

Mikey and Me: Life with My Exceptional Sister by Teresa Sullivan (She Writes Press ~ August 29, 2017) My rating: 4 of 5 stars A heartbreaking memoir of growing up with an exceptional sibling in the 1950s , 60's and 70s - a time when institutionalization was the norm and there was no support for … Continue reading Mikey and Me by Teresa Sullivan