Monday, February 18, 2019

Mailbox Holiday Monday: Memoir & Historical Fiction

We are too busy at my office getting ready for an upcoming trial to take Presidents' Day off work, but I can still enjoy a couple of new books I got this weekend:



A Hole in My Genes by Dr. Jodie Fleming. This cancer survivor memoir is particularly compelling because the author is a psychologist who, before her own breast cancer diagnosis, specialized in "psycho-oncology" counseling cancer patients.



Mira's Way by Amy Maroney. This is the second book in Maroney's historical fiction Miramonde Series. I just finished the first book, A Girl from Oto and absolutely loved it. Read my Rose City Reader interview of Amy Maroney.

What books came into your house last week?





Thanks for joining me for Mailbox Monday, a weekly "show & tell" blog event where participants share the books they acquired the week before. Visit the Mailbox Monday website to find links to all the participants' posts and read more about Books that Caught our Eye.

Mailbox Monday is graciously hosted by Leslie of Under My Apple Tree, Serena of Savvy Verse & Wit, and Martha of Reviews by Martha's Bookshelf.

3 comments :

Veronica @The Burgeoning Bookshelf said...

It's uncanny that a cancer counselor would end up with cancer herself. I think it would be an interesting memoir.

Martha Eskuchen said...

I am glad that you are enjoying the Maroney historical fiction series. It does look good.
A Hole in My Genes sounds interesting too.
Happy Reading!

Sherry Fundin said...

I had a cousin who worked as a registered nurse in the cancer ward of a hospital. She smoked and died of cancer. Just shows how addictive cigarettes are.

sherry @ fundinmental

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