“Thought-provoking, engaging, and heartfelt in its delivery….An Impossible Life is a must-read non-fiction book.”

— HOLLYWOOD BOOK REVIEWS

An Impossible Life is a testament to the indomitable, intelligent spirit and courage that won’t back down.”

— PACIFIC BOOK REVIEW

“A riveting memoir well worth reading as it’s rich in detailed descriptions of the darkest moments of a devoted mother.”

— READERS’ FAVORITE

“A very surreal yet poignant memoir about mental illness…rich in detail, the reader comes away with a sense of empowerment.”

— FEATHERED QUILL BOOK AWARD

“In this raw debut, Siddoway collaborates with her mother, Sonja, to shine a light on Sonja’s mental illness… Sonja’s despairing yet hopeful story unveils the inner turmoil of mental illness and recovery.”

— PUBLISHER WEEKLY

“Replete with powerful, vivid inspections of an evolving and devolving world, An Impossible Life should be at the top of any reading list.”

— MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

“This is an elegantly written memoir that lays bare the progression of mental illness…Keenly observant, with sharp, natural dialogue throughout…the power of this story is that it allows readers to enter the mind of an individual suffering from a mental health disorder and begin to understand her thoughts and actions. Illuminating, impactful writing.”

— KIRKUS REVIEW

“There are certain stories that touch you – for me, this was one of them. It is raw, honest, and a beautiful story of hope and love. These words left a mark on my heart, and this story is one of my most sacred and special I’ve ever done.”

— DR. TARA NARULA
CBS This Morning Correspondent

“The writing is gorgeous and it is hard to not notice the rawness with which the author captures human emotion….a page-turning story that is filled with strong lessons on healing.”

— THE BOOK COMMENTARY

“This complex, even taboo, subject is presented with wit and aplomb within the personal story of descent into mental illness. With great dialogue in a novel-like narrative, the story engages a subject matter that most readers might avoid in the hands of other authors.”

— ERIC HOFFER BOOK AWARD

“Written with brutal candor, it is a fascinating glimpse into the mind of one suffering from bipolar disorder. Siddoway’s skill as a writer takes that story and weaves a captivating narrative.”

— U.S. REVIEW OF BOOKS