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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And Every Word Is True by Gary McAvoy: Newfound Evidence Reveals In Cold Blood Is Not The End Of The Story.

As someone who loves to read the odd True Crime book and listens to My Favorite Murder, I have of course read Truman Capote's In Cold Blood. Aware that he stated that his book was all true, and was explosive in it's time leading to a film adaptation as well, I was aware that Capote …

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Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace: The Private Diary Of A Victorian Lady by Kate Summerscale

This book is really beautifully bound if you get the hard cover edition. It's soft blue, with embossed gold flowers on the cover, and a swathed Victorian lady pictured in the centre. Perhaps it's slightly beside the point, but I do love a the pleasure of reading a beautifully bound volume. Kate Summerscale once again …

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