Tag Archives: memoir

Without You, There Is No Us by Suki Kim

Amy B.    February 23, 2016    Comments Off on Without You, There Is No Us by Suki Kim

North Korea is probably the most completely closed society on Earth. Few outsiders are allowed in, and those caught trying to leave are executed. First-hand reports about the country’s internal conditions are rare, but usually involve horrific stories of starvation, …

The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner

Amy B.    February 9, 2016    Comments Off on The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner

The dark side of polygamy is on full display in Ruth Wariner’s memoir of growing up in Colonia LeBaron, a fundamentalist Mormon enclave in rural Mexico. Ruth’s mother, Kathy, was the fifth wife of colony leader Joel LeBaron (Ruth’s father) …

Pictured in the Stacks…

Jessica    November 20, 2015    Comments Off on Pictured in the Stacks…

Actress Felicia Day’s memoir was on the New York Times bestseller list back in September.  (Perhaps you’ll remember her from Buffy the Vampire Slayer or Supernatural.) And now it’s on our shelves ready for you to check out!  Find it …

Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland

Jessica    October 5, 2015    Comments Off on Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland

Perhaps you’ll remember the country-wide breaking news story from May of 2013 where Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were found alive after being missing for 10 years. This memoir is Amanda and Gina’s account of what happened during …