20 months in Hostage Hell by Debbie Calitz

In this book, Debbie reveals the details of what happened to her and her partner, Bruno while they were in captivity by Somali pirates in October 2010. While on their way back to Cape Town from Dar es Salaam, the … Continue reading

The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine by Somaly Mam

This is a memoir of Somaly Mam, born in Cambodia, in a small village to parents unknown to her, she was left in the care of a maternal grandmother and then a man who claimed to be her grandfather took … Continue reading

House of Horrors by Nigel Cawthorne

Oh my…where do I start with this review? What a horrible story of a brave woman. I was really shocked reading this novel and I tried putting myself in the shoes of Elisabeth Fritzel and I really couldn’t imagine what … Continue reading

My name is Salma by Fadia Faqir

Salma Ibrahim El-Musa, a young girl from Saudi Arabia, flees her home after falling pregnant. With the help of nuns, she ends up in Exeter, a city in Devon County in England. There she struggles to make a new life … Continue reading

For The Love of a Son by Jean Sasson

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“One Afghan woman’s quest for her stolen child” At a very young age, Maryam could distinguish the difference as to how females and men get viewed/treated in Afghanistan so as a young girl; Maryam decided that she wanted to be … Continue reading