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A Street Cat Named Bob

Distributed by: Sony Pictures  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 Years ago, I heard about A Street Cat Named Bob, a memoir written by a man who credits his survival to a cat.  It was not the first time I had heard about someone with an addiction problem crediting an animal with helping them kick theContinue reading “A Street Cat Named Bob”

Lily’s Promise

Written By: Lily Ebert and Dov Forman Published By: HarperOne Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                When I first heard of Lily Ebert and Dov Forman, the world was at an all time low.  The pandemic was raging and our President was a hateful man whose propaganda campaign was reminiscent of that of Adolf Hitler.  WorstContinue reading “Lily’s Promise”

Just As I Am: A Memoir

Just As I Am: A Memoir By Cicely Tyson with Michelle Burford Published By: HarperCollins Reviewed By: Melissa Minners I’ve been a fan of Cicely Tyson’s work since I watched The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman on television when I was a child.  Since then, I’ve seen a great many of her works, including Roots,Continue reading “Just As I Am: A Memoir”

Three Dreamers

Written By: Lorenzo Carcaterra Published By: Ballantine Books Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                I recently was offered the opportunity to check out an advanced copy of Three Dreamers by Lorenzo Carcaterra.  I’ve read many of Carcaterra’s books, fiction and non-fiction, and enjoyed them all, so of course, I accepted the offer.                Three Dreamers isContinue reading “Three Dreamers”