Foreword Reviews

Melissa Wuske, Book Reviewer

Melissa Wuske (MelissaAnneWuske.com) has been a freelance editor since 2011. Prior to that she was an editor at Writer’s Digest Books. She specializes in holistic edits of nonfiction trade books, including how to, self-help, reference, and memoir titles. She partners with independent authors to make sure their books convey their expertise to their desired audience. Her favorite authors include Jhumpa Lahiri, Marilynne Robinson, Elena Ferrante, Wallace Stegner, and John Steinbeck.

Book Review

Bigger, Better, Braver

by Melissa Wuske

Motivational and hopeful, Nancy Pickard’s Bigger Better Braver is a self-help book for those who think that it’s too late to change. People don’t intend to live unfulfilling lives, Pickard knows, but so many do. Hemmed in by fear,... Read More

Book Review

Why Bother?

by Melissa Wuske

Jennifer Louden’s "Why Bother?" turns the despairing question on its head to encourage real change through personal growth. Despair and lethargy often begin at a moment of crisis, but both can lead to lifestyles defined by resignation... Read More

Book Review

Spacefarers

by Melissa Wuske

Christopher Wanjek’s "Spacefarers" charts the way to an intriguing, not-too-distant future. Humans could be living in space within ten years. In some ways, that sounds far-fetched, and yet fifty years after humans first set foot on the... Read More

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