book review, memoir, Non-Fiction November, nonfiction

#BookReview – The Book of Separation: A Memoir by Tova Mirvis

The memoir of a woman who leaves her faith and her marriage and sets out to navigate the terrifying, liberating terrain of a newly mapless world Born and raised in a tight-knit Orthodox Jewish family, Tova Mirvis committed herself to observing the rules and rituals prescribed by this way of life. After all, to observe was to be… Continue reading #BookReview – The Book of Separation: A Memoir by Tova Mirvis

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#BookReview – Forty is my Forte by Catherine E Winton

When Catherine started behaving oddly, her friends and family were a little concerned. ‘It’s a mid-life crisis’ people whispered around her as she took to Edinburgh’s Royal Mile to busk on an instrument she couldn’t play. ‘She’s looking for a toy boy’ others gossiped as she drove an armoured people carrier under the carefree instruction… Continue reading #BookReview – Forty is my Forte by Catherine E Winton

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Goodreads Monday – A Lotus Grows in the Mud by Goldie Hawn

Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners. To participate, choose a random book from your TBR and show it off! Don’t forget to link back to her blog and feel free to add your links to the comments on her post. In keeping with Non-fiction November I’ve chosen another memoir, A Lotus… Continue reading Goodreads Monday – A Lotus Grows in the Mud by Goldie Hawn

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Goodreads Monday – Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir by Chris Packham

Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners. To participate, choose a random book from your TBR and show it off! Don’t forget to link back to her blog and feel free to add your links to the comments on her post. In keeping with Non-fiction November I've chosen Fingers in the Sparkle… Continue reading Goodreads Monday – Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir by Chris Packham

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On This Day in History – 9th November 1989 – The Berlin Wall Falls

On this Day in History is a new meme started by myself as an opportunity to share books connected to a specific event in time. To participate, choose a book you may or may not have read and show it off! Don’t forget to link back to this blog and feel free to add your… Continue reading On This Day in History – 9th November 1989 – The Berlin Wall Falls

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Throwback Thursday – Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe

Throwback Thursday meme is hosted by Renee@It’s Book Talk and is a way to share some of your old favourites as well as sharing books that you’re FINALLY getting around to reading that were published over a year ago. You know, the ones waiting patiently on your TBR list while you continue to pile more… Continue reading Throwback Thursday – Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe

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#BookReview – Still Christian by David P. Gushee

About the Book From Goodreads In this provocative tell-all, David Gushee gives an insider's look at the frictions and schisms of evangelical Christianity, based on his experiences that began with becoming a born-again Southern Baptist in 1978 to being kicked out of evangelicalism in 2014 for his stance on LGBT inclusion in the church. But… Continue reading #BookReview – Still Christian by David P. Gushee