Born for Life ~ Julie Watson

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41H1LHEanXL._SY177_.jpg Date Completed: 3/28/2017 Rating: 6/10 Watson's memoir takes us through midwifery/maternity nursing from the 1970's until early 2000's, and her perspective is full of compassion. Watson is very open with her ignorance throughout the novel, but in opening up her innocence, she shows readers all that she does know about the subject, which is … Continue reading Born for Life ~ Julie Watson

Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love ~ Marissa Moss

Date Completed: 3/14/2017 Rating: 10/10 This book broke my heart. A tragic, yet thought provoking memoir about living with someone who has ALS, Moss has created a heartwarming and yet deeply devastating memoir about the pain of disease and living with people who feel lost. I haven't had much exposure to people with ALS, only … Continue reading Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love ~ Marissa Moss

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings ~ Maya Angelou

Date Completed: 1/29/2017 Rating:10/10 How do I even find the words to explain Maya Angelou's memoir? She's so beautifully well-versed and eloquent. At once sad and uplifting, Angelou's memoir rings true to her person, filled with stories that make up who she is. She broaches every subject from religion to growing up Southern and black, … Continue reading I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings ~ Maya Angelou