The Pursuit of Happyness ~ Chris Gardner

Rating: 4/5 This is the first memoir I've picked up in a while, and it's not the typical memoir I read. While I found the trajectory of the story to be predictable, I found the message inside to be incredibly moving nonetheless. The Pursuit of Happyness is a story of hope and trauma. Gardner takes … Continue reading The Pursuit of Happyness ~ Chris Gardner

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Heart Berries ~ Therese Marie Mailhot

Rating: 5/5 Heart Berries is a powerful and vulnerable vehicle for emotional wild fire. Mailhot shares her story told through essays, and the timing for each new piece of information she reveals about her story is so well timed as to hit the core of my emotional well-being. Mailhot has clearly spent time forming this … Continue reading Heart Berries ~ Therese Marie Mailhot

Top 8 Non-Fiction Titles I Read in 2018

Womanish by Kim McLaren is my favorite non-fiction this year, as it hit me just at that nostalgic feeling where you feel motivated to self-examination and creating resolutions for yourself. A collection of essays, McLaren has a powerful and wise voice, and she shares her understanding of the way the world works with readers freely. … Continue reading Top 8 Non-Fiction Titles I Read in 2018