Four recent reviews for “Why Me? – a Memoir” {Kindle Edition}

5.0 out of 5 stars A delightful read!, December 7, 2013

I identified easily with the characters and laughed and cried along with them. E.P. Snider has a delightful sense of humour with surprising takes on common situations. It was a fast and easy book to read and I enjoyed it thoroughly.

 

5.0 out of 5 stars a memoir full of warmth and humour
November 18, 2013
 

I loved this book. E.P. Snider has the great ability to engage the reader in the personal journeys of her life, and has knack of telling the story of times spent with her family and friends with humour and warmth. As I read, I felt a great attachment to the life and situations of all the people involved in this memoir, some sad moments, but many, many laughs as her tales unfolded. I would recommend this book to all.

 
 

5.0 out of 5 stars Well worth a read, November 4, 2013

I think that it is well written, quite funny at times, poignant at others, & generally very interesting.
It is something to which almost all of us may relate at some level.

 

5.0 out of 5 stars Why Me? A Memoir, November 4, 2013
By 
Rochelle (West Palm Beach) 
 
This review is from: Why Me? A Memoir (Kindle Edition)

Enjoyed the book written by E.P Snider. I loved her sense of humour and found the book a quick read. I returned to her description of all her trips and used them for future reference.

 
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About epsnider

E.P SNIDER is the pen name that I used to publish "WHY ME- a memoir". I used a pen name so as not to embarrass my spouse, my offspring, their offspring, my grand dogs and my friends. A dream came true when I had my first book published at the age of sixty-nine. "WHY ME? "is a collection of memoirs recounted from various stages of my life and the lives of those that I love or like at least some of the time. Most of the incidences are humorous-some are not. I am a senior but I feel more like a junior except for the aches and pains. When I look in the mirror I often see my mother or some other aging lady with wrinkles and sun spots. The amount and depth of wrinkling depends on which mirror I am looking into, the degree of lighting and how well my skin absorbed the moisturizing cream that day. Although I am mature in years, maturity is definitely not one of my virtues. If something strikes me as funny I get the giggles. Most of my family and many of our friends have a rather warped sense of humour-so I giggle a lot. Laughter plays an important role in our lives. My friends were a significant inspiration for me to begin my writing career. For the past number of years hubby and I have been spending part of the winter season in Florida to escape the sometimes bitter cold climate in Toronto Canada. Every year I send emails to those left behind. To my delight they find my emails to be hysterical and a cure for their winter doldrums. They compare my style of writing to that of the late Erma Bombeck. For those of you not familiar with the author-- she was a beloved American humorist in the 1970's and 1980's. I have loved literature and creative writing from an early age. I spent some of my growing up years in Alberta and won a prize for a best poem commemorating Alberta's bicentennial year. My grade seven teacher was a large and forceful woman, with white hair and course bristly white chin hairs to match. We were all intimidated by her and thus listened intently as she drilled us about parsing sentences and adverbs and adjectives. She provided me with a good basis of the English language. In addition to "Why Me" I have had a short essay published in a book of assorted memoirs by Canadian woman. I currently write for our Toronto Condominium newspaper. I hope to do more writing, although I am not sure if my family can cope with any more of my meltdowns when blocks of written material mysteriously disappear off of my computor. I admit I am computor and electronically challenged, but I will persevere. - - - - - - - - - - - Writing has been a passion of mine through out my life. Ever since I took a step forward and entered into the world of computers, a new world of opened up for me. I found myself engrossed in writing emails with lengthy updates about my life's recent highlights. To my delight, people found me...funny! I then offered to write for my condo newsletter, and I recently had a short memoir published. For the last several years I became glued to my computer, transferring my hand-written life adventure notes to an actual story of my life's defining moments. Finally, at the age of 69, I was done... I wrote a book! AND it's actually published. People are reading it. People are enjoying it. I am thrilled! Plus, it's one of the greatest gifts I could ever give my family. Talk about a dream come true. My advice to you: Think positive, keep your eye on the prize, and you too can enjoy as your dreams and desires come to fruition.
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4 Responses to Four recent reviews for “Why Me? – a Memoir” {Kindle Edition}

  1. Congratulations on all your good reviews! I’m going to Amazon to check out your book. (Here are mine — if I might be shamelessly bold!: http://amzn.to/19wSFfX

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    • epsnider says:

      Thank you Cinda for following my blog and checking out “Why Me” on Amazon. We have to be shamelessly bold. It is with pleasure that I already checked out your book and plan to download it in the near future after I have caught up a bit with my reading.Good luck to you and Happy New year to you and all those who are dear to you.

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  2. Wonderful, Ep. Congratulations. Nothing like a five star review to give a warm happy glow. 🙂

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  3. epsnider says:

    Thanks Elizabeth

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