Category Archives: Parenting & Families

The Weight of Zero by Karen Fortunati

The Weight of Zero by Karen Fortunati Seventeen-year-old Catherine Pulaski knows Zero is coming for her. Zero, the devastating depression born of Catherine’s bipolar disorder, almost triumphed once; that was her first suicide attempt. Being bipolar is forever. It never goes away. The med du jour might work right now, but Zero will be back… Read More »

When in French: Love in a Second Language by Lauren Collins

When in French: Love in a Second Language by Lauren Collins.The initial segment is Lauren Collins recounting her battles to learn French and not having the capacity to gain any ground. There she is, stuck in Switzerland with her French spouse who is grinding away extend periods of time and she is defenseless in light… Read More »

Love Warrior: A Memoir by Glennon Doyle Melton

Love Warrior: A Memoir by Glennon Doyle Melton.The genre of ‘Love warrior’ is Relationships and Self-help. ‘Love Warrior’ is the memoir by Glennon in which she tells the story of her life and her course of self-discovery after faliure of her marriage. Glennon was happy when she find that she has everything what she wanted… Read More »

Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went by Sonya Sones

On Christmas Eve, “A wild-peered toward Jewish young lady wearing just a robe,” surges out of the house to go to Midnight Mass. She is amidst a mental meltdown. After this, she is standardized, however life must continue for the family. Told through the ballads of the more youthful sister, 13 year-old Cookie, this novel… Read More »

A Certain Age: A Novel by Beatriz Williams

Before you take a seat with Beatriz Williams’ new novel, “A Certain Age”, read the Wiki passage about the Richard Strauss musical show, “Der Rosenkavalier”. Williams has construct her novel in light of the musical drama – with some minor deviations of plot and character. She has set the book in New York City in… Read More »

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

Morgan Matson is the author of “The Unexpected Everything”. “The Unexpected Everything” is the story of Andie. Andie is the daughter of a congressman. Andie is systematized, determined and she always plan in advance whatever she wants to do. She thought it the easiest way to live your life without any hustle. She wants to… Read More »

I Want My Epidural Back by Karen Alpert

Karen Alpert is hosting her readers with her new book “I Want My Epidural Back”.This book is containing the experiences of a mother, when any other mother will read, she will instantly feel that everything is written in this is what has actually happened with her. This book is for a mother who is perfect… Read More »

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

It’s been quite a while since I found a book so on the other hand lovely and rankling. There are superb scenes and lines in this novel, and I’m happy I read it, however it doesn’t hold together well. At last it helped me to remember the antique shop the character Hobie keeps running in… Read More »