Dirty Wars And Polished Silver by Lynda Schuster

Release Date: July 18, 2017 Lynda Schuster is a determined teenager trying to leave her hometown of Detroit. She wants a better life than her mother who was a typical housewife in the 1970’s. Living in a climate of social change and women’s liberation, Lynda decides to make big changes to her life. She starts on her journey after graduation when she volunteers to work … Continue reading Dirty Wars And Polished Silver by Lynda Schuster

The Polygamist’s Daughter by Anna LeBaron

Release Date: March 21, 2017 Book Blurb from Goodreads.com: “My father had more than fifty children.”So begins the haunting memoir of Anna LeBaron, daughter of the notorious polygamist and murderer Ervil LeBaron. With her father wanted by the FBI for killing anyone who tried to leave his cult–a radical branch of Mormonism–Anna and her siblings were constantly on the run with the other sister-wives. Often … Continue reading The Polygamist’s Daughter by Anna LeBaron

Rise – How a House Built a Family by Cara Brookins

Release Date: January 24, 2017   Book Blurb from Goodreads.com: After escaping an abusive marriage, Cara Brookins had four children to provide for and no one to turn to but herself. In desperate need of a home but without the means to buy one, she did something incredible. Equipped only with YouTube instructional videos, a small bank loan, a mile-wide stubborn streak, Cara built her … Continue reading Rise – How a House Built a Family by Cara Brookins

My Fat Dad: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes by Dawn Lerman

Book Blurb from Goodreads.com: From the author of the New York Times Well Blog series, My Fat Dad Every story and every memory from my childhood is attached to food… Dawn Lerman spent her childhood constantly hungry. She craved good food as her father, 450 pounds at his heaviest, pursued endless fad diets, from Atkins to Pritikin to all sorts of freeze-dried, saccharin-laced concoctions, and … Continue reading My Fat Dad: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes by Dawn Lerman

The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner

Did you ever wonder about those who were raised in a polygamist community?  The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner is a firsthand account of a child growing up in a colony in rural Mexico.  Ruth’s father was the founding prophet of the colony but he died when she was young leaving her to be raised by the textbook “evil” stepfather. Her family lives in … Continue reading The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner