Welcome to "Vigaland", home of author & editor, Viga Boland

Who is Viga Boland? She is the author of 3 memoirs and the editor/publisher of "Memoirabilia", a magazine for memoir writers. Viga's first memoir, "No Tears for My Father", a true story of incest, won a Gold Medal in the 2014 Readers Favorite Book Awards. Her followup memoir, "Learning to Love Myself" is the story of her recovery after abuse. And Viga's 3rd & final memoir, a lighthearted recollection of her 4 years as a student in a Catholic High School, "The Ladies of Loretto", is coming soon! Viga Boland is also a speaker who facilitates memoir writing workshops. To book Viga for your book club, group or organization, please use the "Contact" link. Viga's books & "Memoirabilia" are available for purchase in printed & digital format for all electronic readers, including Kindle & ePub on this site by clicking the photos below. Thanks for your support.

Below: Viga Boland discusses her 2 books in interviews with Bob Cowan on CHCH TV MORNING LIVE. Also, BOOK TRAILER for both of Viga Boland’s Memoirs!

Interviews with Bob Cowan of CHCH TV about "NO TEARS FOR MY FATHER" and "LEARNING TO LOVE MYSELF"

Why does a woman wait 45 years to finally tell the truth about the physical, mental and sexual abuse she endured for 13 years at the hands of her biological father? Viga Boland shares her story with Bob Cowan, host of CHCH TV'S MORNING SHOW, Sept. 13, 2013. Below it, Viga revisits Bob to discuss her second memoir of recovery, "Learning to Love Myself." The BOOK TRAILER below these, give readers an idea of what to expect in Viga Boland's two Memoirs. Enjoy!

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What readers & reviewers are saying about NO TEARS FOR MY FATHER

HONESTLY UNFORGETTABLE! You might forget a few of the books you pick up this year But you won’t forget this one. - Kate Walker I COULD NOT PUT THIS BOOK DOWN! - Melissa Foley VIGA MAKES ME BELIEVE that survival is possible for any injustice that we experience in our life. - Melanie MacNamara WHAT A GREAT READ! - Diane Quinn A PILLAR OF STRENGTH! - Lisa Botelho GUT-WRENCHING MEMOIR and HAUNTING POETRY - Heather Lamb I HAVE NEVER READ ANY BOOK THAT FAST! - Angel Jackson I am the first male reader to review “No Tears for My Father” on this page. I’m sure any other male who appreciates a true, superbly written, powerful human interest story would find the book as difficult to put down as I did. After receiving it by post yesterday lunchtime I finished reading the book this morning at 4 a.m., unable to sleep until I had read the last page. - Billy Morgan