Laughter is the Best Medicine: Memoirs on my Radar

A good story is a good story, and sometimes I need to take a break from YA or Romance and sink my teeth into a juicy memoir. The last memoir I read was Girl in a Band about a month ago, and I’m itching to read more. And strangely, the memoirs I’m attracted to currently are either medical […]

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Audiobook Review: Silver Screen Fiend by Patton Oswalt

In Silver Screen Fiend, actor/comedian Patton Oswalt talks about his addiction: film. In the 90s Oswalt was trying to get his standup career off the ground, and meanwhile spending every spare moment at the movies. LA’s New Beverly Cinema became his own film school of sorts and he’d check off the movies he saw in […]

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Audiobook Review: We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist

Josh Sundquist writes about his experiences trying to find a girlfriend (and find himself) in his memoir We Should Hang Out Sometime. The results are funny, awkward, sweet and relatable. I hadn’t heard of motivational speaker/Paralympian/YouTube personality Josh Sundquist before picking up this book. I just thought the premise of WSHOS sounded quirky and fun, […]

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No Land’s Man by Aasif Mandvi Audiobook Review

In No Land’s Man, actor Aasif Mandvi recounts his experiences growing up and feeling like an outsider. He moved from Bradford, England to Tampa, Florida with his family when he was sixteen, which was quite a culture shock. In No Land’s Man, Mandvi talks about his experiences as a multicultural actor, leading up to his […]

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Yes Please by Amy Poehler Audiobook Review

In Yes Please, Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation, SNL) shares stories about her upbringing and career, and also offers some sage life advice. Poehler is a welcome addition to the list of funny celebrity essayists, and like her character Leslie Knope makes you laugh and makes you think. I’ve been a fan of Amy Poehler […]

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NPH: Choose Your Own Autobiography Audiobook Review

Neil Patrick Harris tells all in a unique and humorous Choose Your Own Adventure style memoir! Choose Your Own Autobiography uses second-person pov just like the CYOA books and puts the reader in Neil Patrick Harris’ (NPH) shoes. “You” are in the driver’s seat and get to jump to “your” career and personal highlights as […]

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