June 17, 2021
"I Don’t Think I’ve Ever Been More Vulnerable in My Life" Brent LaPorte on His Raw, Moving Memoir & His Father's Difficult Legacy
CW: abuse, suicide, substance abuseSometimes, even questions without answers need to be voiced — to be heard and acknowledged, if only as a cry of the heart. Such is Brent LaPorte's wise, difficult, ...
January 20, 2021
Denise Davy's Her Name Was Margaret is a Heartbreaking and Unflinching Examination of Mental Health & Homelessness
Award-winning journalist Denise Davy was no stranger to investigating tough stories. But when she met Margaret Jacobson, the girl's heartbreaking story stood out to Davy. Once a happy and healthy young ...
November 19, 2020
Exhausted by the Parenting Wars? Read an Excerpt from Olivia Scobie's Brilliant Book, Impossible Parenting
At some point, amidst a rising tide of parenting blogs, personal essays, and, eventually, Instagram posts, good parenting shifted from something you do to something you are. If you aren't transcendentally ...
October 26, 2020
"I Didn’t Realize How Damaged I Had Become" Firefighter Bryan Ratushniak's Memoir is Powerful, Honest, & Moving
The image of a firefighter is an emotionally charged one: a person who literally exists to save us from one of the most inherently terrifying forces in the world. It's a heavy mantle both figuratively ...