Category Archives: Nonfiction

Not Your Typical Scientology Memoir

Amy B.    April 9, 2018    Comments Off on Not Your Typical Scientology Memoir

Actress and writer Sands Hall’s memoir of her stint as a Scientologist in the 1980s gets off to a slow start. It really picks up in the second section, however, as she explains what it was about L.Ron Hubbard’s teachings …

Let’s Talk Books! Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Jessica    April 5, 2018    Comments Off on Let’s Talk Books! Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

In the video below, Jessica talks about Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond. It’s a fascinating look at the housing crisis in Milwaukee. Watch the video and visit our catalog to find this item in …

Red Notice: A true story of high finance, murder, and one man’s fight for justice by Bill Browder

Jessica    April 2, 2018    Comments Off on Red Notice: A true story of high finance, murder, and one man’s fight for justice by Bill Browder

Red Notice is a true story of one man’s fight with the Russian government.  Bill Browder was young, ambitious and fresh-out-of-college when he entered the financial market in 1989. Because of his interest in his family’s history, he declares to …

Coming Clean by Kimberly Rae Miller

Amy B.    March 13, 2018    Comments Off on Coming Clean by Kimberly Rae Miller

Kimberly Rae Miller grew up in almost unimaginable squalor, complete with rats, fleas, and unusable kitchens and bathrooms. The author’s parents couldn’t help themselves; their homes were overrun with her hoarder father’s “papers” and junk and her depressed mother’s unnecessary, …