Reviews and Blog Posts: motherhood

Anchor and flares : a memoir of motherhood, hope, and service

by Kate Braestrup

Reviewer Rating:
4

This memoir combines anecdotes from Braestrup's many roles in life--as chaplain to the Maine Warden Service, as mother and stepmother to a total of six children, as a child growing up with a father serving in the Marines, as mother to a son who is joining the Marines himself. Anyone...

My real children

by Jo Walton

Reviewer Rating:
4

How do our choices define us? How does the world around us affect our choices and perceptions? Many people can point to a defining moment, but really don't know what their life may have been like had they made a different choice. Patricia Cowan, very old, succumbing to dementia, forgets...

Museum of accidents

by Rachel Zucker

Reviewer Rating:
3

The first few poems in Museum of Accidents​ were difficult for me to get into at first - poetry is not usually my thing - but when I read "Long Lines to Stave Off Suicide" I was hooked; I had to read the rest of the book. There's a brutal...

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