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

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

Book Review

The Little Gardener

by Melissa Wuske

Julie A. Cerny’s "The Little Gardener" is a friendly, useful resource for parent-child gardening teams. Arguing that indoor lifestyles take a toll, the book extends a beautiful invitation to go outside and grow something together.... Read More

Book Review

The NeuroGeneration

by Melissa Wuske

Tan Le’s "The NeuroGeneration" cracks open the world of brain enhancement to show that the future may be closer than we think. Le, on the cutting edge of research and technology into one of the biggest mysteries—the human... Read More

Book Review

Unstuck

by Melissa Wuske

Kim Anderson’s "Unstuck" is an empowering women’s guide to becoming who you were created to be. Many modern women feel frustrated, but Anderson believes that God designed them for something more. Her book explores its way toward... Read More

Book Review

Rise Up

by Melissa Wuske

"Rise Up" is full of inspiring stories about young people who overcame the odds and realized their impossible dreams. With confidence that young people can change their lives and impact the world, this book introduces more than two dozen... Read More

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