This week our shelves are filled with the memoirs of celebrities. Some you may have heard of, some you may not, but the books themselves should prove pretty entertaining.
BRIGHTER BY THE DAY: WAKING UP TO NEW HOPES AND DREAMS by Robin Roberts. Robin was a longtime host of GOOD MORNING AMERICA, bringing positivity into people’s lives on a daily basis, and she now offers this guide full of insights to help people live more joyful lives.
HELLO, MOLLY! By Molly Shannon. Molly was a comedienne on Saturday Night Live, and this memoir is both funny and touching, given the story of her life.
LEFT ON TENTH: A SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE by Delia Ephron. The writer of romantic comedies such as YOU’VE GOT MAIL, Delia Ephron tells the story of the loves, tragedies, and joyous resolutions in her life.
LOVE ME AS I AM by Garcelle Beauvais, is the life story of this REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS actress and star.
STILL JUST A GEEK: AN ANNOTATED COLLECTION OF MUSINGS by Wil Wheaton. This STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION alum has put together a collection of his blogs, which are musings about his life.
Now for the fiction:
TAKE MY HAND by Dolen Perkins-Valdez is a historical fiction book about a young Black nurse’s shocking discovery and burning quest for justice in post-segregation Alabama.
THAT SUMMER: A NOVEL by Jennifer Weiner is a fiction book about women’s friendship. It’s considered a great “beach read”.
TRUE BIZ: A NOVEL by Sara Novic is about a teacher at a boarding school for the deaf. A great book focusing on the deaf community.
THE YOUNGER WIFE by Sally Hepworth is a suspense novel about a man marrying a younger woman. Only he is still married, and has two daughters older than his proposed new wife.
THE SANDMAN BOOK ONE (SANDMAN, 1) by Neil Gaiman (Author), Sam Kieth (Illustrator). This is a classic graphic novel.
As always, thank you for making our shelves your destination.