Category Archives: Memoir & Biography

“At The Root: My journey to health and healing” by Kimberly Miles

AT THE ROOT: MY JOURNEY TO HEALTH AND HEALING Kimberly Miles, M.A. Sojourn Publishing (2017) ISBN 9781627470087 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (09/17) From the minute I opened this book, I knew that it was going to make an impact … Continue reading

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“Unexpected Prisoner: Memoir of a Vietnam POW” by Robert Wideman and Cara Lopez Lee

UNEXPECTED PRISONER: MEMOIR OF A VIETNAM POW Robert Wideman and Cara Lopez Lee Robert Wideman (2016) ISBN 9780997364606 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (8/17) “Unexpected Prisoner: Memoir of a Vietnam POW,” the memoir of being held as a prisoner of war for … Continue reading

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“Cornbread in Buttermilk” by the Buntyn family

CORNBREAD IN BUTTERMILK The Buntyn Family Xlibris (2016) ISBN 9781514413074 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (1/17) “Cornbread in Buttermilk” by the Buntyn family is a wonderful tribute to Emma Lee Buntyn, also known as “Pappie” by her six grandchildren. Reading … Continue reading

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“Bowling in an Abaya” by Marisa G. Garcia

BOWLING IN AN ABAYA: AN AMERICAN TEACHERS MEMOIR FROM YEMEN Marisa G. Garcia Outskirts Press (2015) ISBN 9781478750499 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (1/17) “Bowling in an Abaya” by Marisa G. Garcia is an excellent read in which the author … Continue reading

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“Out of the Darkroom, Into the Light” by Tracey Casciano

OUT OF THE DARKROOM INTO THE LIGHT Tracey Casciano WestBow Press (2015) ISBN 9781512714692 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (8/17)) Tracey Casciano had always dreamed of writing a book but, “Out of the Darkroom, Into the Light” is one book … Continue reading

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“Hannah Was Here” by Nancy Szakacsy

HANNAH WAS HERE Nancy Szakacsy, MS, LMFT AuthorHouse (2015) ISBN 9781496923134 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (8/17) “Hannah Was Here” by Nancy Szakacsy is a story about a young teenager who was prescribed an antibiotic for acne in which she … Continue reading

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“No Reply” by Pamela Sampson

NO REPLY: A JEWISH CHILD ABOARD THE MS ST. LOUIS AND THE ORDEAL THAT FOLLOWED Pamela Sampson Pamela Sampson (2017) ISBN 9780692812693 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (7/17) “No Reply” by Pamela Sampson is the emotional and historical memoir of … Continue reading

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