Review: Your Turn

Synopsis: Creative expression through writing helps us uncover gems of hope and serenity, enabling us to navigate difficult times. Sharing stories with one another fills the space between us, inspires us, helps us forge stronger relationships, and teaches us that we’re more alike than different. In Your Turn, renowned educator Dr. Tyra Manning offers examples... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: On the Life of a Support Soldier

The description of Keeping the Lights on for Ike on the Sunbury Press website begins, “Most people don’t realize that during the war in Europe in the 1940s, it took an average of six support soldiers to make the work of four combat soldiers possible.” According to Timeline.com, there were two million American troops involved... Continue Reading →

Review: Faithful As She Fades

Synopsis: Faithful As She Fades is the first-person account of Robert Fischbach's heartbreaking journey as a caregiver to his longtime beloved wife throughout her relentless battle with frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Having vowed to her that he would refrain from putting her in a facility, Bob found himself as the sole caretaker (until well into his... Continue Reading →

Review: Theme and Variations (Musical Notes by a Neurologist)

          Synopsis: Part neuroscience, part memoir, Theme and Variations: Musical Notes by a Neurologist, explores why humans—unique among the world’s species--play and listen to music, suggesting that it is fundamental to human existence, culture, and well-being. Drawing upon his experiences as a scientist and flutist to examine the importance of music... Continue Reading →

Review: I Hate Everyone, Except You by Clinton Kelly

        Synopsis: Bestselling author and television host Clinton Kelly pens a hilariously candid, deliciously snarky collection of essays about his journey from awkward kid to slightly-less-awkward adult. Clinton Kelly is probably best known for teaching women how to make their butts look smaller. But in I Hate Everyone, Except You, he reveals some... Continue Reading →

Review: Entwined Hearts-The Sunset of Alzheimer’s Disease and More of Life’s Realities

                Synopsis: As author JJ Janice reflects on her surprise connection with a mother-daughter duo, she finds herself, an outsider, overwhelmed by mysteries regarding the short time it took for her to become a new member in this tight-knit family with a complicated past. How did she get... Continue Reading →

Review: My Four Hollywood Husbands

Synopsis: Joyce Bulifant has lived the “Hollywood life” for nearly seven decades, and through it, experienced what few outside the entertainment world can imagine. While following the path of her own successful career, Ms. Bulifant managed to navigate the choppy waters of husbands' alcoholism, codependency and an extended family of four marriages. James MacArthur played... Continue Reading →

Review: My Soul Looks Black 

Synopsis: In this captivating new memoir, award-winning writer Jessica B. Harris recalls a lost era—the vibrant New York City of her youth, where her social circle included Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, and other members of the Black intelligentsia. In the Technicolor glow of the early seventies, Jessica B. Harris debated, celebrated, and danced her way... Continue Reading →

Review: Voodoo Days at La Casa Fabulosa

Synopsis: When food writer David Dominé buys a three-story Victorian house, little does he know it is located in an enchanted neighborhood, one full of gargoyles and gas lamps, hidden courtyards, towers, turrets, and gingerbread trim. The 1890s structure he will call home becomes known as La Casa Fabulosa--or the fabulous house in Spanish--because of... Continue Reading →

Review: Yesterday’s Moments…Today’s Memories

Synopsis:  YESTERDAY’S MOMENTS… Today’s Memories is the third in David Turner’s nostalgic trilogy depicting rural and small-town life in Canada during the last century. “From as far back as I could recall,” Turner says, “I’d been listening to the stories passed down through generations of my family. As the years went by, an unrelenting passion... Continue Reading →

Review: Only in Naples

  Synopsis: Full of lighthearted humor, sumptuous food, the wisdom of an Italian mother-in-law, and all the atmosphere of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels, this warm and witty memoir follows American-born Katherine Wilson on her adventures abroad. Thanks to a surprising romance—and a spirited woman who teaches her to laugh, to seize joy, and to love—a... Continue Reading →

Review: Turka Bella

  Synopsis: Compelling Military Love Story A week after watching the events of September 11, 2001 claim thousands of innocent lives, Jonathan Feldman, a 23-year-old Jewish-American from Chicago’s affluent Gold Coast neighborhood, decides to join the U.S. Army. With no prior interest in the military, but feeling lost a year out of college, Jonathan feels... Continue Reading →

Book Review: So..This is Awkward by Timothy Tuttlesmith

So..This is Awkward by Timothy Tuttlesmith is truly an outstanding memoir that leads readers on a journey of discovery. A path that Timothy Tuttlesmith engages his readers with turns out to be funny, hot, delightfully entertaining. Here the man moves to New York where he decides to take on online dating explores things such as... Continue Reading →

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