Book Review: When I Fall, I Shall Rise by Dan Shtauber

Title: When I Fall, I Shall Rise Author: Dan Shtauber Genre: Memoir, Nonfiction Rating: 4,5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. It all began in 1944 when the Germans occupied Hungary. This is when Risa Shtauber’s life turned from an ordinary life to one of surviving […]

Book Review: Wood, Luck & Survival

Title: Wood, Luck & Survival Author: Reuven Govrin Genre: Historical, Memoir Rating: 4 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. How could Max and his father possibly have survived the Holocaust when so many did not?! This story is the journey of the author and his brother […]

Book Review: I’m Not From Around Here by Ishai Klinowsky

Title: I’m Not From Around Here Author: Ishai Klinowsky Genre: Memoir, Hisotrical Rating: 4,5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. What could have led to an encounter between such an unsuitable couple as my parents? This book is a fascinating life diary, in which reality surpasses […]

Boook Review: Courage and Grace by Yoseph Komen

Title: Courage and Grace Author: Yoseph Komen Genre: Historical, Memoir, Nonfiction Age Group: Adult Rating: 4,5 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. A family’s unbelievable survival in the face of the Holocaust Yoseph and Itzhak Komem are two young Jewish brothers hiding under fake Catholic identities […]

Book Review: Are You There, Krishna?

Title: Are You There Krishna, It’s Me Reshma. Or Rachel. Or Whatever.; Essays on Talking to Ghosts, Accosting Celebrities, One-night Stands Gone Wrong, Sexism, Race, and First-Generation Woes Author: Rachel Khona Genre: Memoir / Humor Rating: 4 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by Enchanted Book Promotions in exchange for an honest review. Rachel knew […]

Book Review: Sister Surrendered by Darla M. Grese

Title: Sister Surrendered Author: Darla M. Grese Genre: Memoir Rating: 4 stars Purchase: Amazon Review copy provided by Enchanted Book Promotions in exchange for an honest review. When you’re a twin, loneliness is somewhat unfamiliar because you’ve always had each other. So when a twin passes, the other is left unprepared. Our loyalty was steadfast […]