Emotional Rescue Reads | Memoir

Love, escape, education, transformation, and family are the themes throughout this month’s memoirs.

Choose Your Own Adventure | Memoir

Books about the journey to self-discovery dominate this month’s memoir column.

Beyond the Comfort Zone | Memoir

This month, we review four memoirs that travel beyond the authors’ comfort zones.

Shine a Light | Memoir

This month’s selection of memoirs shed light on people and stories that would otherwise remain hidden.

Summering Down | Memoir

This month’s memoirs address the passage of time, from grieving the loss of loved ones and overcoming broken relationships to rebuilding marriages and family connections.

Families & Addiction, Philosophers, Two Debuts, & Joyce Maynard | Memoir

A grab-bag of titles about drug addiction, prevailing against all odds, almost forgotten ancestors, a love story cut short, and a Renaissance philosopher.

Ordering à la Carte | Memoir

Five memoirs reflect the delightful miscellany of summer, for those who are not in the mood for any one thing, but ravenous for variety.

4 Family Stories, 1 Autism Experience | Memoir

LJ columnist Derek looks at three family memoirs and one autism memoir; plus bonus coverage of a memoir by Kelly Grey Carlisle

Sharing the Struggle | Memoir

By reading about those with different lived experiences, we find commonalities and strength to share in the struggle toward a more equitable world for all.

Family Ties and a Rock and Roll Guy | Memoir

This month’s memoir picks are about families and, particularly, fathers and sons.