Genre: Personal Memoirs

Audio Review: The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir by Jenifer Lewis

Posted February 21, 2018 by @Angelized_1st in Audio, Books, Entertainment / 2 Comments
Audio Review: The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir by Jenifer Lewis

“I’m just now getting myself together to start living, not just surviving; laughing and not pretending, learning and not running away from my problems. The process is painful.” Actress Jenifer Lewis brings her provocative humor and wit to her memoir, The Mother of Black Hollywood. Lewis takes readers on a journey through her career and reveals the […]

Audio Review: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Posted April 26, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Audio, Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Audio Review: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

“Language, even more than color, defines who you are to people.” Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah is a heartfelt, funny, and poignant look at what life was like growing under apartheid. The comedian and host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show narrates his memoir with loads of energy and humor. The […]

Book Review: The Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes

Posted April 6, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: The Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes

“If you want crappy things to stop happening to you, then stop accepting crap and demand something more. —CRISTINA YANG, GREY’S ANATOMY” When my book club decided to read executive producer and writer Shonda Rhimes memoir The Year of Yes: How to Dance it Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be your Own Person, I was excited. […]

Teaser Tuesday & Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Book To Movie Adaptations I’m Looking Forward To Watching

Posted November 10, 2015 by @Angelized_1st in Memes, Teaser Tuesday, Top Ten Tuesday / 2 Comments
Teaser Tuesday & Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Book To Movie Adaptations I’m Looking Forward To Watching

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! […]