Straight off the reader is drawn into this tale that is remarkably well written considering it has been translated from Hebrew. It is described as ‘An Autobiographical Mystery’ but is in fact a combination of autobiography, biography and memoir. It all starts when the author is informed about a possible inheritance he had no knowledge … More Out of the Shoebox by Yaron Reshef
As stated on the home page and in the various banners one purpose of this website, though not the only, is ‘To help readers find interesting and enjoyable books’. To this end book reviews are frequently posted. Though these cross a variety of genre the majority fall within memoir, biography or autobiography. Some surveys have … More Why Memoirs?
This book comprises the author’s personal tale detailing her life journey throughout which she had to deal with the impact a family secret had upon her and the family as a whole. It is technically well written and right from the start we have a clear understanding of the author’s thoughts, emotions and opinions. It … More Celia’s Secret by Martha Ashwell