Reviews of Where Memories Meet

“Where Memories Meet: Reclaiming My Father After Alzheimer’s is a powerful father/daughter love story depicting Alzheimer’s shattering effect on patients and their families. [. . .]It is a memoir that will stay with me long after reading it.” —Ann McCauley, Story Circle Book Reviews

“This is a great gift, this real story of real love and a time in which much light breaks through darkness, replenishing every turn of the page.” —Jeffrey Hillard, associate professor of English at Mount St. Joseph University, author, and award-winning poet.

Grote holds nothing back, and instead opens the curtain wide to reveal what it’s like to love and care for someone with a debilitating disease.–Trace Conger, author of The Shadow Broker and Scar Tissue

“. . . at once a heartbreaking account of loss due to Alzheimer’s, and a celebration of life. . .”—Doan Sloan, retired journalist, author, and Indie Book Reviewer at Just Free and Bargain Books 

“. . . a vivid and gripping look at the personal toll the disease has on loved ones that no textbook could offer, an insider’s view on the face of Alzheimer’s.”—Kathleen Pooler, author of Ever Faithful to His Lead: My Journey Away from Emotional Abuse

“Grote has a talent for spot-lighting the sort of intimate and telling details which ring an answering note of emotional recognition in her readers.” —Cynthia Robertson, writer and reviewer at Cynthia Robertson

“. . .a skillfully written piece that documents the ravages of the disease on a loving father and husband in a very readable way.” Beth Ann Chiles, blogger at It’s Just Life

“[Grote] simply, and beautifully, tells her story–her doubts, her fears, her questions, her love.” Lisa Kramer, blogger at Lisa A. Kramer: Woman Wielding Words