#BookReview: My Pursuit of Beauty: A Cosmetic Chemist Reveals the Glitz, the Glam, and the Batsh*t Crazy by Vince Spinnato with Mickey Goodman ~ 5⭐️

Summary: Finalist, LGTBQ Nonfiction Category, 15th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards At age 10, Vince Spinnato watched TV soaps with his grandmother and became enamored with the characters on The Young and the Restless, who owned a cosmetics firm. He vowed he would follow in their footsteps and chose a name – VS Vincenzo. In hisContinue reading “#BookReview: My Pursuit of Beauty: A Cosmetic Chemist Reveals the Glitz, the Glam, and the Batsh*t Crazy by Vince Spinnato with Mickey Goodman ~ 5⭐️”

#NewRelease & #BookReview: Paradise Road by Marilyn Kriete ~ 5⭐️

Date of Release: March 21st, 2021 Publisher: Lucid House Publishing Summary: A restless child of the 1960s, Marilyn yearns for love, hippiedom, and escape from her mother’s control. At 14, she runs nearly a thousand miles away to Vancouver, British Columbia, eventually landing herself in a Catholic home for troubled girls. At 16, she’s emancipated,Continue reading “#NewRelease & #BookReview: Paradise Road by Marilyn Kriete ~ 5⭐️”

#BookTour & #BookReview: Teetering on Disaster: A Memoir by Michaela Renee Johnson

Reviewer: Serena Soape Date of Release: May 7, 2009 Summary: “It was 1992 when her father saw the economic collapse coming, he had two choices, the rough path or the easy path, and he chose the rough one…” Dad began. Then I interrupted, “DAD, ITS MY MEMOIR ” And then my Mom piped in andContinue reading “#BookTour & #BookReview: Teetering on Disaster: A Memoir by Michaela Renee Johnson”

#BookReview ~ “The Beauty of What Remains” by Susan Johnson Hadler

Summary: Where are they now, the lost, the forgotten? With the love in her mother’s silence as her guide, Susan Johnson Hadler began a quest to find out who the missing people in her family were and what happened to them. The search led her to Germany, where her father was killed just before theContinue reading “#BookReview ~ “The Beauty of What Remains” by Susan Johnson Hadler”

“What I thought I knew” by Alice Eve Cohen…(flashback to 2009)

Please note: Original post with Elle Magazine When married to her first husband, Alice was diagnosed as infertile due to having a 2-horned uterus. Being happy and settled by the age of 44 was the perfect scenario for her. She had an adopted daughter named Julia and an adoring fiancé, Michael. When Alice started havingContinue reading ““What I thought I knew” by Alice Eve Cohen…(flashback to 2009)”