Category Archives: Memoir

Sunday Special: Melanie Willard

Melanie Willard spoke to our Woman 2 Woman Bible Study (Metropolitan Bible Church, Ottawa) session recently about how to care for people in crisis.  She speaks of this with authority because she has been through an amazing, torturous journey that … Continue reading

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Uprooted by Joan Sparling Migwans

Have you ever wanted to travel to exotic places?  Have you ever experienced the loss of a loved one and temporarily lost your sense of equilibrium?  Both of these things were part of Joan Sparling Migwans‘ experience and, rather than … Continue reading

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The Birth House by Ami McKay

Kudos to the Britannia Book Club (one of the perks connected with my recent move) for choosing such an excellent read for March.  The Birth House is Ami McKay‘s debut novel and it captures the early 1900’s rural Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Loved Back To Life: How I Found the Courage to Live Free by Sheila Walsh

Loved Back to Life is a memoir/inspirational work that frankly deals with mental illness from a Christian perspective.  Sheila Walsh goes back through her journals to retell the journey from recognition that she needed help dealing with fear and anger issues … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: Loved Back To Life by Sheila Walsh

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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Then Again by Diane Keaton

When you first look at the title with Diane Keaton‘s playful pose, the title seems like an off-hand comedy line.  It’s not until the end of the memoir that she explains it: Now will soon be Then.  Then can never … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Tuesday Teaser: Then Again by Diane Keaton

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  I picked up this book from one of my favourite Canadian stores, Giant Tiger.  I really enjoyed it.  Here’s the opening from Diane Keaton‘s memoir, Then Again: THINK … Continue reading

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