Book Review | Warhead

One of my unofficial reading goals this year is to read a few memoirs that weren’t written by people I’d already heard of. Now, I love a good celebrity memoir, but there’s something to be said about learning more about other people’s experiences. And when I read the synopsis for Jeff Henigson’s Warhead, I was […]

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Book Review | A River in Darkness

We’ve all heard about North Korea. I probably haven’t gone more than a week without seeing it in the news lately. But with everything else going on, I think we tend to forget what matters most: the people. I picked up A River in Darkness on a whim, and ended up gaining a lot of […]

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Book Review | Heart Berries

Recently, I realized that the vast majority of memoirs I read are by celebrities (medical memoirs come in second). Which isn’t a bad thing – it’s something I really enjoy. They’re usually a great combination of both deep and funny. However, I did want to explore a memoir by someone I hadn’t already heard of. […]

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Book Review | This Will Only Hurt a Little

I have been a fan of Busy Philipps since Freaks and Geeks. No, I didn’t watch the show in 1999 (I was ten). But I did start watching it maybe six years after it aired. I’ve even owned the DVD by the time I graduated high school. And when I saw that Victoria Schwab enjoyed Busy Philipps’s […]

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Book Review | Black Klansman

A few weeks ago, I fell into what I like to think of as a YouTube black hole. At some point, I came across the trailer for BlacKkKlansman (the movie title is slightly different) and was immediately sucked in. It’s such an interesting story, and completely true. When I found out it was a book, I immediately […]

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Book Review | The Fact of a Body

It’s been a while since I’ve read a true-crime book (I think the last one was Helter Skelter). But since I’ve been binge-watching crime documentaries lately, I thought it was time. One that kept popping up was a fairly recent publication, The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich. I was intrigued by the idea of combining true […]

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Book Review | Educated

Tara Westover’s Educated caught my eye the moment I saw the cover. I loved the idea of a memoir centered around education and what education means, especially since it’s played such a huge role in my own life. This book is not at all what I was expecting, but it was far better than I could […]

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