The first time I’d heard the band Ratt was sometime during 7th grade. “Round and Round” was a catchy song, but being a 12-year-old that wasn’t allowed to purchase rock cassette tapes at the time, I didn’t mind that it was overplayed on the radio. I listened to Ratt throughout my junior high and high … Continue reading Ratt & Roll – Stephen Pearcy’s Memoir – Book Review
If you're looking to read a great story, continue reading. I just finished the life story of Jaycee Lee Dugard - her memoir titled A Stolen Life. I checked the book out from the library on Thursday and finished it last night. It was difficult to put down. There were also many difficult and emotionally disturbing … Continue reading A Stolen Life – Jaycee Dugard’s Memoir
A friend suggested I read The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker. It was probably the best self-help book suggestions I’ve been given. The Gift of Fear tells us that what most of us consider as fear is actually anxiety, because real fear is a survival signal that causes us to react in a … Continue reading The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker – Every Woman Needs to Read This!
Paulo Coelho is one of my favorite authors. The Alchemist was the first book I read by the author, and I enjoyed a few others as well. I had ordered his newest book, Aleph, in August, so I was thrilled when it finally arrived at my doorstep. Like Coelho’s other books, Aleph is a spiritual … Continue reading Book Review: Aleph by Paulo Coelho
Unlike most required reading assignments given by professors, I really enjoyed reading Bird by Bird - by Ann Lamott. The author was really straight up and quirky. She made me laugh out loud. It was a fun book that was educational and entertaining. That’s kind of rare. Lamott gives advice to writers concerning writer's block, … Continue reading Bird by Bird – Ann Lamott – Book Review
I've been considerably busy lately, but I've managed to do a lot of reading. The field of psychology has always intrigued me, so I enjoy reading stories and memoirs about other people's mental illnesses and family dysfunction. I started reading a series by author Ellen Hopkins. Written in poetic style, but still read like any other … Continue reading Summer reading list all about Dysfunction