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CRYING IN H MART by Michelle Zauner

Rating: 5 / 5 CRYING IN H MART by Michelle Zauner is the author's memoir, delving into her life as a Korean American dealing with the loss of her mother and the search for her own identity. Living in an area of the U.S. not populated by many Asian children, she frequently felt "other". She… Continue reading CRYING IN H MART by Michelle Zauner

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MARBLES by Ellen Forney

I received a gifted copy of MARBLES: MANIA, DEPRESSION, MICHELANGELO, & ME by Ellen Forney from Avery Books. Rating: 5 / 5 MARBLES is a graphic memoir of the author's life with a new diagnosis of bipolar disorder. Ellen Forney is a cartoonist who makes her living from being creative. When she's given a diagnosis… Continue reading MARBLES by Ellen Forney

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FRIENDS, LOVERS, AND THE BIG TERRIBLE THING by Matthew Perry

Rating: 4 / 5 FRIENDS, LOVERS, AND THE BIG TERRIBLE THING by Matthew Perry is the author's new release memoir. Most of us know Matthew Perry from his starring role in Friends, but most probably don't know the depths of the problems he had going on beneath the surface. He begins the book telling the… Continue reading FRIENDS, LOVERS, AND THE BIG TERRIBLE THING by Matthew Perry

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HAVE I TOLD YOU THIS ALREADY? by Lauren Graham

I received a gifted advanced copy of HAVE I TOLD YOU THIS ALREADY?: STORIES I DON'T WANT TO FORGET TO REMEMBER by Lauren Graham from PRH Audio! Publication Date: 11/15/2022Rating: 4 / 5 HAVE I TOLD YOU THIS ALREADY? is a memoir told in essays, a follow up to Lauren Graham's TALKING AS FAST AS… Continue reading HAVE I TOLD YOU THIS ALREADY? by Lauren Graham

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NEWSROOM CONFIDENTIAL by Margaret Sullivan

I received a gifted copy of NEWSROOM CONFIDENTIAL: LESSONS (AND WORRIES) FROM AN INK-STAINED LIFE by Margaret Sullivan from St. Martin's Press. Rating: 4 / 5 NEWSROOM CONFIDENTIAL is the author's in depth look at the modern state of the news media. Having risen through the ranks from an intern to the editor to her… Continue reading NEWSROOM CONFIDENTIAL by Margaret Sullivan

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THE SOUL OF AN OCTOPUS by Sy Montgomery

Rating: 4 / 5 THE SOUL OF AN OCTOPUS: A SURPRISING EXPPLORATION INTO THE WONDER OF CONSCIOUSNESS by Sy Montgomery is the author's exploration into the world of fascinating octopuses. Throughout the book she gets to know a number of different octopus who make a distinct impression on her life. These creatures are extremely intelligent… Continue reading THE SOUL OF AN OCTOPUS by Sy Montgomery

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THE FIVE by Hallie Rubenhold

Rating: 4 / 5 THE FIVE: THE UNTOLD LIVES OF THE WOMEN KILLED BY JACK THE RIPPER by Hallie Rubenhold tells the story of five women who were the victims of Jack the Ripper in Victorian London: Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine, and Mary-Jane. These women are barely remembered as the prostitutes killed by the infamous… Continue reading THE FIVE by Hallie Rubenhold

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NUMBER ONE IS WALKING by Steve Martin, Harry Bliss

I received a gifted copy of NUMBER ONE IS WALKING: MY LIVE IN THE MOVIES AND OTHER DIVERSOINS by Steve Martin, illustrated by Harry Bliss, from Celadon Books for an honest review! This arrived just in time for the #NonfictionBookParty photo prompt from @theocbookgirl: Humor - Laugh 'Til You Cry! Publication Date: 11/15/2022Rating: 4 /… Continue reading NUMBER ONE IS WALKING by Steve Martin, Harry Bliss

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TELL ME EVERYTHING by Erika Krouse

Rating: 4 / 5 TELL ME EVERYTHING: THE STORY OF A PRIVATE INVESTIGATION by Erika Krouse is a mix of a memoir and a true crime story. The author begins the book by telling us she has one of those faces, a rather regular face, but one which somehow convinces people to open up to… Continue reading TELL ME EVERYTHING by Erika Krouse

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HUNGRY GIRL SIMPLY COMFORT by Lisa Lillien

I received a gifted copy of HUNGRY GIRL SIMPLY COMFORT: FEEL-GOOD FAVORITES FOR YOUR SLOW COOKER & AIR FRYER by Lisa Lillien from St. Martin's Press! This is another perfect pick for the #NonfictionBookParty #FoodieFriday photo prompt for today from Jaymi @theocbookgirl! Publication Date: 10/4/2022 This cookbook takes on healthy eating using two of my… Continue reading HUNGRY GIRL SIMPLY COMFORT by Lisa Lillien