My Bookshelf

Reading Now:

Art and Soul Reloaded – Pam Grout

Writing Down the Bones – Natalie Goldberg

Listen to Me: Writing Life Into Meaning – Lynn Lauber

The Language of Emotions – Karla McLaren

Soul Survivors – J. Patrick Gannon

Wheels of Life – Anodea Judith

Eastern Body, Western Mind – Anodea Judith

Core Light Healing – Barbara Ann Brennan

Healing The Shame That Binds You – John Bradshaw

Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha – Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Theft By Finding Diaries – David Sedaris


The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between – Hisham Matar

2017 Pulitzer Prize Biography/Autobiography Winner


Maori Boy – Witi Ihimaera

2016 New Zealand Ockham Book Awards General Nonfiction Winner

Shadows Before Dawn – Teal Swan

The Heroine’s Journey – Maureen Murdock


Writing True – Sondra Perl and Mimi Schwartz


“Safekeeping” – Abigail Thomas


“The Art of the Personal Essay” – Phillip Lopate

“You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” – Lee Gutkind

“Shamanic Secrets: Lost Wisdom Regained” – Robert Shapiro

“Steps On The Path of Transformation” – Robert Shapiro

Recently Read:

“The Kahlil Gibran Reader: Inspirational Writings” – Kahlil Gibran

Let Me Take You Down – Jack Jones


Lost And Gone Away – Lynn Jenner

2016 New Zealand Ockham Book Award General Nonfiction Longlist

Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls – David Sedaris


The Sculptor In The Sky – Teal Swan


The Completion Process – Teal Swan


“After A While You Just Get Used To It” – Gwendolyn Knapp


“A Cup Of Water Under My Bed” – Daisy Hernandez

“The Argonauts” – Maggie Nelson

“The Art of Memoir” – Mary Karr

“Writing Life Stories” – Bill Roorbach