Book Club

AdoptLit: The Sound of Hope book tour

April 2, 2013

Several book lovers are sharing our thoughts about Anne Bauer’s memoir, The Sound of Hope: An Adoptee’s Quest for her Origins. Even if you aren’t part of the tour* and even if you haven’t read the book, check out what people are saying about it — you might find that this book is one you […]

AdoptLit Book Tour: The Sound of Hope, an Adoptee’s Quest for her Origins

February 8, 2013

Anne Bauer’s book title refers to a certain musical starring Julie Andrews that premiered shortly before the author was born, songs from which are interwoven throughout the narrative, sometimes in surprising ways. Her subtitle, A True Story of an Adoptee’s Quest for Her Origins, refers to the an in-depth look at the unique difficulties adoptees […]

Daring Greatly: review of Brené Brown’s latest book

September 20, 2012

Vulnerability is the last thing I want you to see in me and the first thing I look for in you. – Chapter 4: The Vulnerability Armory Such is the crux about being authentic, of being in relationship, of being vulnerable of being human. Brené Brown, PhD, she of the famed TedXHouston talk, has a […]

Open Adoption Examiner Book Tour: Found, a memoir

January 13, 2012

Today kicks off the latest Open Adoption Examiner Book Tour. With this third outing of the OAExaminer Book Club we are discussing Found: a Memoir, by Jennifer Lauck. Adoption plays a major role in Jennifer Lauck’s memoir, but the book has appeal beyond those who are connected to adoption. You do not have to have […]