The Babysitter: My Summers With A Serial Killer by Liza Rodman and Jennifer Jordan

Liza, along with her younger sister, grew up spending Summers in Provincetown, where their mother would go to work and hope to catch the eye of a wealthy man. Liza's father was almost totally absent, and her mother was most likely a narcissist, but definitely abusive. Because of this, Liza was drawn to a woman …

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Featherhood by Charlie Gilmour

Phew! How can I describe this book.... I feel exhausted after reading it. The cover of the book hints that it's the story of a man who rescues a magpie and then it becomes the link that leads him to understand his father better. A dual memoir, if you will. The story of two fathers …

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The Confessions Of A Failed Southern Lady by Florence King

I picked this book up almost accidentally. I love stories about women in the Southern states of America, they tend to be warm, funny stories that you can laugh and cry over and the women in them are good friends to each other. I think they call it GritLit, because the women have got grit, …

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Survival Lessons with writer Alice Hoffman

As you probably know, this year I've been reading all Alice Hoffman's books, which has been a lovely experience, and I'm quite sad that I've nearly read them all. Thankfully she's still writing more, with another coming out soon. Hoffman often writes about small town, suburban America, with magic realism often a  theme. Her books …

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Kate Remembered: A Personal Biography by A Scott Berg

From the Pulliter Prize winning biographer, A Scott Berg's aim is to write a personal account of his time as Hepburn's friend and confidante, as well share many of the stories told in the long interview sessions they had during their twenty year long friendship. In a way, it's an odd sort of biography, untraditional …

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