ShaNeilya Collier
ShaNeilya Collier
ShaNeilya Collier

ShaNeilya Collier

Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire. This is the REAL story. A very interesting read.

female brain surgeon's story

When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales of Neurosurgery

Like just about everyone, I was saddened to hear of Robin Williams’s death. As someone who has been treated for chronic depression, I wanted to share a quick list of some of the books that have helped me. Reading about, … Continued

A father and son bond while working as "removers," transporting the bodies of those who die at home to the morgue, in a darkly funny memoir about family reckonings✅

How do you write a book about your life? Where do you begin? Memoir examples are the best way to understand the genre. You may not have time...

Amazon Picks The Best Books Of 2014 #refinery29 "At once extremely personal and culturally wise, this reported memoir will change the way you think about race, class, and the meaning of friendship."The Short And Tragic Life Of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs, $16.20, available at Amazon.

Girl, Interrupted - In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital. She spent most of the next two years in the ward for teenage girls in a psychiatric hospital.

A family's memoir of a son's drug addiction. The beautiful boy's memoir can be read in the book entitled Tweak.

"'Thank God for September 11!' I yelled, the strongest insult to the sinners & the one most certain to get a rise out of the people within earshot." - Lauren Drain talks about leaving the Westboro Baptist Church in her new book.

When Liz’ s mother died of AIDS, she decided to take control of her own destiny and go back to high school, often completing her assignments in the hallways and subway stations where she slept. Liz squeezed four years of high school into two, while homeless; won a New York Times scholarship; and made it into the Ivy League. Breaking Night is an unforgettable and beautifully written story of one young woman’ s indomitable spirit to survive and prevail, against all odds.

I Forgot to Remember is such a fascinating memoir. Read my 4 Star review on Dine & Dish

Bossypants, by Tina Fey | 32 Books Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan Blacking out is never good. But imagine this: A 24-year-old New York Post reporter wakes strapped to a hospital bed. No recollection of the entire past month. A true story of a woman’s descent into madness and the rare medical condition that got her there. You won’t be able to look away.

My Lobotomy: A Memoir. I just read this book. Very moving. Very sad. Howard Dully got a lobotomy when he was only 12 years old. Read about his brave and difficult struggle to have a life worth living.

One of the best memoirs I have ever read, whenever anyone asks for book recommendations I ALWAYS tell people about this book.

Running with Scissors. The one & only book which was recreated on the big screen and did not disappoint me in the least. Spot on. The dialog was nearly word for word from the memoir.

I think everyone should have this book as a reference to use as a guide when faces with questions about someone elses life choices and what got them there, before judgement occurs. 20 Greatest Memoirs of Mental Illness