REVIEW: Spare

I know there’s a lot of controversy around this one, but it’s definitely unprecedented to have such frank access to a royal family member. This document will be analyzed forever throughout history. I don’t blame Harry for taking the opportunity to tell his truth. Especially because he feels so deeply that his family didn’t properlyContinue reading “REVIEW: Spare”

REVIEW: Surrender

Was there ever any doubt how many stars I was gonna give this one? 🤓 As a U2 diehard, it more than met my expectations. It’s lyrical and poetic, deeply philosophical and intensely spiritual. It’s everything you want from Bono and more. He’s both humble and self deprecating in the way only the Irish can. HeContinue reading “REVIEW: Surrender”

REVIEW: Fatty Fatty Boom Boom

I fell in love with Rabia Chaudry’s sensibilities and passions listening to her podcast, Undisclosed. When I saw that she was writing a book about her life, I was immediately on board. I enjoyed it as much as I hoped to. Rabia tells us about her young life in Pakistan and immigrating to America, whatContinue reading “REVIEW: Fatty Fatty Boom Boom”

REVIEW: Somebody’s Daughter

Ashley Ford recounts her childhood to us as she imagines who her imprisoned father might be and pines for a better relationship with her mother who is trying to keep the family afloat living under the poverty line. Ashley is a bit of a hopeful dreamer who doesn’t seem to understand the motivations of theContinue reading “REVIEW: Somebody’s Daughter”

REVIEW: Will

Narrator performance: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Overall rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 It takes a real master to write a memoir that shows you the totality of someone’s soul: the good, the bad, the ugly. Will Smith opened his heart, his mind and his past to us and packaged it in such an entertaining way. You are learning about philosophy, spirituality, discipline,Continue reading “REVIEW: Will”

💋 Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex and Love Addict 💋

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I love a behind the scenes Hollywood story. I love living vicariously through the glitz and glam of a celebrity’s life, as an introvert who would never want such attention, I find it all so fascinating.  This story ups that concept by giving you moreContinue reading “💋 Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex and Love Addict 💋”

🚀 Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut 🚀

You know your girl is an astronaut wannabe. I have been thwarted by height which is a limitation to travel as an official astronaut. But now with Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and SpaceX expanding the ability for average folks to get to space, my hopes have been raised again! Samantha Cristoforetti gives us the storyContinue reading “🚀 Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut 🚀”

REVIEW: A Carnival of Snackery

Oh, David Sedaris, how I would love to spend 5 minutes in your mind! A Carnival of Snackery gives us yet another glimpse of the world through his eyes and as always it’s equally hilarious, poignant and curious. In the style of journal entries we follow David’s life 2003 to 2020, we get anecdotes about hisContinue reading “REVIEW: A Carnival of Snackery”

REVIEW: The Last Nomad

“Stories have always created understanding and connection between humans. In this great era of misunderstanding, I wish to help rein us back to our shared humanity.” ———————– The story of Shugri’s life opened a new door for me, one that helped me to understand the life of women in Somalia. Born to a nomadic tribe,Continue reading “REVIEW: The Last Nomad”

REVIEW: Wild Game

“‘I know my mother loved me,’ Malabar said, carefully choosing each word, ‘but not so much as she loved herself.’” “I knew Malabar loved me as much as she could love anyone.” ———————————————- Wow, holy mother issues Batman. Boy, did I relate to Rennie’s story. The extent of my mother’s toxic behavior wasn’t quite asContinue reading “REVIEW: Wild Game”