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Book Review “The Nazi Officer’s Wife: How one Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust” by Edith H. Beer; Susan Dworkin

Review Title: A distinctive tale of survival

Rate: 5 stars

This well written, unconventional memoir is about Edith’s survival of the Holocaust. I learned a lot despite my various reading on that subject. 541 more words


The Weekend of Rachael

I have this story to tell, but I started writing it a week ago, and then I thought, “Wouldn’t this be so cool if I did it to the tune of the theme song from… 746 more words


Seven Letters From Paris: giveaway winner

won a copy of

Seven Letters From Paris

Release date: October 7, 2014
at Sourcebooks

288 pages

ISBN: 978-1402297229

Author’s website | Goodreads



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Contemplating the opening words of my manuscript. I want to be descriptive, motivating and alluring, yet not too vague. And that’s not meant to be an oxymoron, but rather to entice readers to keep reading, planting seeds of my theme in the hopes they will grow and weave their roots throughout my story. 394 more words


You Don't Like Me Being Who I Am? Watch Me Be Myself More!

I haven’t had the most productive weekend because of my crash-diet, but Monday is about to happen and I have a full week ahead of me so despite the torture I am putting my body through, I will have to soldier through it. 1,877 more words

Taylor Swift

Read With My Sunday

This week, I am going to start reading Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned,” written by Lena Dunham. The only other comedic books I’ve ever read were from Ellen DeGeneres and Chelsea Handler, which I found funny, but not roll on the floor funny. 259 more words


Bite Size Memoir: Crazy

Lisa’s prompt this fortnight for the Bite Size Memoir I found the most difficult of all her prompts to date. I’m simply not crazy. I may at times appear that way to others but to myself I’m logical, rational and have fun in ways that don’t normally endanger health or hurt other people. 226 more words

Irene Waters