Tag Archives: memoir

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 …

Know the Night by Maria Mutch

Amy B.    September 22, 2015    Comments Off on Know the Night by Maria Mutch
cover of Know the Night by Maria Mutch

Maria Mutch combines the story of Antarctic explorer Richard Byrd with that of her much-loved son Gabriel in this moving, poetic memoir.

Gabriel was born with Down Syndrome. He developed language skills as other children do until he was a …