“Half In: A Coming-of-Age Memoir of Forbidden Love” by Felice Cohen

“Half In” introduces readers to another side of author, Felice Cohen. Already known for her book, “What Papa Told Me” about her grandfather surviving the Holocaust, this is a more intimate side of Felice and the story of her romantic life. Many people struggle to figure out who they are and who they want to be with-whether straight, gay, bi, etc. Felice is no different. What makes her different is the internal struggle that she dealt with in who she is and who she wanted to be with. … More “Half In: A Coming-of-Age Memoir of Forbidden Love” by Felice Cohen

“Rue’s Butterfly” by Donna McCartWelser

Are you that person who makes huge promises to yourself to do that thing, whatever it is, before you die and then doesn’t give it a second thought? Or maybe you are so immersed in the everyday grind that having a silly list has never entered your realm of thinking. Donna McCart Welser wants readers to not only think about this list but start actively pursuing it. … More “Rue’s Butterfly” by Donna McCartWelser

“Who Will Accompany You?” by Meg Stafford

“Who Will Accompany You?” by Meg Stafford is a reflective take on the author’s “Mother-Daughter Journeys Far from Home and Close to the Heart.” Broken up into three sections, Meg (the mother), reflects on her journeys to foreign lands with her daughters, Kate and Gale, with the respective sections including the daughter’s point of view as well. … More “Who Will Accompany You?” by Meg Stafford

“Illegimate Sun” by Kenneth Earl

Getting out of an impoverished neighborhood is tough enough, but getting out and achieving something is another thing altogether. Born and raised in what was essentially a ghetto in South Carolina, the author, Kenneth Earl, did just that and never looked back. Raised by his unwed mother, who obviously guided and developed his character, a young Kenneth was on a mission. Not any mission to work or choose any vocation, but to achieve the highest of professions, an intelligence officer in the United States Navy. … More “Illegimate Sun” by Kenneth Earl

“Miracles through Hell: A True Story of Holocaust Survival and Intergenerational Healing” by Jerry M. Elman

“Miracles Through Hell: A True Story of Holocaust Survival and Intergenerational Healing,” is a necessary read for all, especially during our current times where there are people who want us to believe that the Holocaust never happened. We also need to make sure that history does not repeat itself. The author also dispels some misperceptions and misunderstandings that were associated with what happened during this time. … More “Miracles through Hell: A True Story of Holocaust Survival and Intergenerational Healing” by Jerry M. Elman

“The Satisfied Introvert” by Benjamin Plumb

“The Satisfied Introvert: A Memoir About Finding Safety in an Extroverted World,” by
Benjamin Plumb takes a deep, satisfying dive into the world of the introvert, explaining the introvert’s characteristics, wants, needs, motivations, and more, by recounting his own experiences growing up as one, and entering adulthood as one. … More “The Satisfied Introvert” by Benjamin Plumb

“I’m Supposed to Make a Difference” by Kevin Vought

“I’m Supposed to Make a Difference” introduces readers to Kevin, a man who is trying to make sense of his childhood memories. Kevin’s memories hint towards the unimaginable-abuse of all kinds. Kevin allows readers into his life, shows his vulnerabilities, and shows his strengths in hopes of helping someone else that grew up in a similar situation. … More “I’m Supposed to Make a Difference” by Kevin Vought