The loss of a parent hits you like a ton of bricks. Butterfly Awakens by Meg Nocero is the story of the extraordinary transformation of a forty-something Italian American attorney as she moves through unimaginable grief and sadness watching her beloved mother lose her battle to breast cancer.
When Abdi Abdirahman qualified for the 2020 Olympics, he became the oldest American runner ever to make the Olympic team at the age of 43. Abdi shares thoughts on the world, running, and living.
Moving and at times thought-provoking. A book that is as much a memoir as it is about the history of California. Pick it if you enjoy memoirs with a generous dose of history.
Irrational passion is the fuel that empowers us to achieve beyond what we think is possible. It’s never too late for a turnaround.
Daddykins was a heartwarming and nostalgic read. I have always been daddy’s girl and the book was a perfect pick to celebrate my father’s memories.