“The brave and vital work of this family to share their individual and shared stories so openly and without reservation is a gift to all readers.”

— INDIE READER

“This book is not only an impressively nuanced depiction of mental illness, but also a moving account of an inextinguishable love.”

— KIRKUS REVIEW

An Impossible Wife is a horrific walk through a valley of pain as much as it is a tale of conviction and commitment to reach the light at the end of the pain.”

— FEATHERED QUILL

“An immensely relevant and heartfelt text that will very likely touch a readers’ soul.”

— HOLLYWOOD BOOK REVIEWS

“Astute in its examination of how love is tested but remains alive against all odds.”

— MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

“Thoughtful, emotionally-driven, and expertly crafted, author Rachael Siddoway’s An Impossible Wife is a must-read memoir!”

— PACIFIC BOOK REVIEW

“Siddoway tackles the impact of mental illness on marriage in her moving memoir, a follow-up to An Impossible Life. This gut-wrenching examination of one family’s tenacity in the face of debilitating mental illness is a lighthouse of hope.”

— BOOK LIFE, PUBLISHER WEEKLY

“There is so much strength and love mixed with episodes of manic and depressive moments that one can’t help but feel ultimately entrenched in the lives of this family.”

— READERS’ FAVORITE

“Siddoway writes with sensitivity, able to combine credible, touching moments with a rational medical and scientific overview that proffers hard information to readers facing, and living through, some of the same agonizing dilemmas that Sonja and Mitch were burdened with.”

— U.S. REVIEW OF BOOKS

“What this biography does highlight is the beauty of “a new beginning” that can be forged and choosing to work toward healing and understanding.”

— BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BOOK AWARDS JUDGE