“And I’ll Never Love Him Less” by Candy Abbott

“And I’ll Never Love Him Less: Book 2: The Rest of the Story,” by Candy Abbott, is a follow-up to her book, “I’ve Never Loved Him More,” in which she tells the journey of her life with her husband, Drew, after his diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease. In this sequel, the author indeed tells the rest of the story, with great poignancy, humor, and care. This book is more than a memoir or a self-help guide relating to Alzheimer’s and caregiving. It’s a love story. A true romance that stands the test of time, and the test of illness. … More “And I’ll Never Love Him Less” by Candy Abbott

“All My Parents” by Nancy Henderson-James

“All My Parents: Seeking a Sense of Self in Family,” by Nancy Henderson-James, is a book to examine and reaffirm families of all kinds. In this part-memoir, part-parenting book, the author describes how the parenting style and family life of her missionary parents shaped and affected her, and how other people in her life contributed to the person she came to be. … More “All My Parents” by Nancy Henderson-James

Up, Not Down Syndrome by Nancy M. Schwartz

“Up, Not Down Syndrome: Uplifting Lessons Learned from Raising a Son With Trisomy 21”, by Nancy Schwartz, is part memoir, part self-help, and is a book that chronicles how her world changed the moment her new baby, Alex, was diagnosed with Down Syndrome, or Trisomy 21, and the lessons she learned about acceptance, love, and overcoming adversity, day by day. … More Up, Not Down Syndrome by Nancy M. Schwartz

“Parent Shift” by Linda and Ty Hatfield and Wendy Thomas Russell

PARENTSHIFTLinda and Ty Hatfield & Wendy Thomas RussellBrown Paper Press (2019)ISBN 9781941932100Reviewed by Rachel Dehning for Reader Views (12/19) “ParentShift: Ten Universal Truths that Will Change the Way you Raise your Kids” by Linda and Ty Hatfield and Wendy Thomas Russell is one of the newest parenting books on the market. The reason for the … More “Parent Shift” by Linda and Ty Hatfield and Wendy Thomas Russell

“UnF#ck Your Intimacy” by Faith G. Harper, PhD

UNF#CK YOUR INTIMACYFaith G. Harper, PhDMicrocosm Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781621067627Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (10/19) In “UnF#ck Your Intimacy,” Dr. Faith Harper has created a great resource for people who want to improve intimacy in their relationships. Recognizing that trauma tends to show up in intimate relationships, she applies her knowledge and experience as … More “UnF#ck Your Intimacy” by Faith G. Harper, PhD

“Sooner Than Tomorrow” by Dede Ranahan

SOONER THAN TOMORROWDede RanahanRead First Press (2019)ISBN 9781732974500Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (8/19) “Sooner Than Tomorrow: A Mother’s Diary About Mental Illness, Family, and Everyday Life,” by Dede Ranahan is a book that all individuals, families, Senators and Representatives should read. Through her diary and her son Pat’s Facebook posts we travel with … More “Sooner Than Tomorrow” by Dede Ranahan

“No Place Like Home: Coping with the Decline and Death of Toxic Parents” by Nick Nolan

NO PLACE LIKE HOME: COPING WITH THE DECLINE AND DEATH OF TOXIC PARENTSNick NolanLittle Eden Press (2019)ISBN 9781073692750Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (8/19) How does one deal with the aging, declining health, or death of a parent? That’s a tough question, but a growing reality, for many. Let’s add some additional layers to … More “No Place Like Home: Coping with the Decline and Death of Toxic Parents” by Nick Nolan