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We're Going to Need More Wine | Gabrielle Union
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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This book is on sale on kindle in the US today. I originally listened to it on audiobook from the library, but picked up the ebook copy for myself anyway today....because I know I‘m going to want to revisit this one at a later date.

I‘ve read a bunch of “Celebrity” memoirs & this one was so deep and insightful on many topics from assault, to race, & gender, I‘m forever disappointed it didn‘t garner the accolades I think it rightfully deserved.

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parasolofdoom
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My top 5 books of the decade (by genre) -- Memoir

4thhouseontheleft I‘ve read all but the Madden book, and completely agree! 3w
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Scochrane26
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Finished this tonight. This might be the most educational & deep thinking celebrity memoir ever. I knew Union was raped by a stranger but didn‘t know the story. I was very interested in her views about race& her concern about her step-children. It was touching to know about her struggle with fertility. I didn‘t think some of the sex stories were necessary-I feel like celebrities overshare about sex. Very good on audio.

Rachel.Rencher I love Gabrielle Union, I'll have to pick this up now! Great review. 1mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego You've convinced me. Stacking! 1mo
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Scochrane26
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I have Educated on audio & have listened to about 2 hours. But when I was cooking last night, I really wanted to start the tagged. I‘ve been on hold for weeks & don‘t think I‘ll get this one & Educated done in the time limit. I decided I‘d rather read the physical copy of Educated so will go back to it later when library hold comes in. It‘s interesting to hear about Union‘s experiences growing up in a mostly white school.

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Captivatedbybooks
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This is everything!!!!

Slajaunie Thank goodness my husband does not think that way! 2mo
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Heatherfeather
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I'm so glad I listened to this, because the experiences in this book are what I need to digest, as I make concerted efforts to educate myself on diversity and inclusion.

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Amandajoy
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A little #audiocooking this morning. 🌶🥕🍅🔪📚

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Staci
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Fascinating read. Funny, Inspirational and real.

SW-T I liked this one a lot. 3mo
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4thhouseontheleft
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Gabrielle Union‘s book is less of a memoir, and more a collection of essays that are honest, smart, funny, and real. I prefer essays over a memoir, and I 💜 this book. Topics she talks about include sexual assault and rape, her “black bomb” discussions with her family, racism, and infertility. She is candid and thoughtful, and makes some powerful observations.

#nonfiction2019 written by a POC. 8 prompts to go & I currently have BINGO 3 ways!

Suet624 I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I really enjoyed the audio too. 3mo
4thhouseontheleft @Suet624 I had heard a lot of great things about it, since it has been on my TBR for a while, so I went in to expecting to like it. The audiobook is fantastic! I'm very picky when it comes to books written by celebrities, and this is one the best I have read in a while, up there with Yes, Please! and Born A Crime. 3mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I really liked this one too! 3mo
Suet624 Agreed! I was so-so about Yes, Please but loved Noah‘s book. 3mo
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4thhouseontheleft
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1. 🎧 book
2. Girl‘s night out at a wine bar tonight, hosting a few of Maya‘s friends at the pool tomorrow, hiking in Grayson Highlands Sunday, possibly hosting Dorian evacuees Sun/Monday.
3. Ben & Jerry‘s Chubby Hubby
4. Flute
5. 👍👍

#friyayintro

howjessreads Hello fellow flautist! 3mo
jillrhudy Grayson Highlands? I'm from that county! 3mo
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4thhouseontheleft @jillrhudy Very cool! We‘ve actually never been to the state park, even though I have family that lives somewhat nearby, around Galax and Fries. We live in Charlotte. 😃 3mo
Nessavamusic Fellow flute player! 3mo
mhillis Flute players unite😌🎶💕 3mo
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4thhouseontheleft
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“Here‘s to us being afraid, and doing it anyway.”
(A paraphrase of a Carrie Fisher quote)

I think this one is going to be much better than my last audiobook!

#summersendreadathon

KathyWheeler I enjoyed this book as audio. 3mo
Cinfhen I really enjoyed this memoir!! Gabrielle Union is WAY MORE than just a pretty face🙌🏻❤️ 3mo
Cinfhen And the audio is great 3mo
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4thhouseontheleft @KathyWheeler @Cinfhen I‘ve listened to 2 chapters and love it so far! I scrolled through reviews last night, however, and was really dismayed at a recent review by another Litten that contained racist undertones, and thought this book had too much complaining. 😡 3mo
Blaire I loved this one so much! The most real celeb memoir I‘ve read. Made me a huge fan! @cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @kathywheeler Disappointing that there are reviews like that. (edited) 3mo
KathyWheeler @4thhouseontheleft Too much complaining? I didn‘t see that; I saw genuine and well-warranted concern. 3mo
Scochrane26 Stacked this to remind myself about it, thought I already had it stacked. I‘m sure this book is good, she‘s been through more than a lot of other actors. 3mo
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LibLib
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This book was so moving, I couldn't recommend it enough. I appreciate Gabrielle's raw honesty in her autobiography. She gave serious reflection on her life and admitted to all her mistakes, but also spoke up on how her industry and society has failed her for being a black woman. Her account of when she was raped and the strength it took from being a victim to a survivor was powerful.She has given me so much to think about in how to support others.

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Without a doubt the most beautiful place I've ever run. No audiobook, I wanted to focus on being present. Got up at 4 AM to head up to Hopi Point and watch the stars (4 shooting stars included), dawn, and sunrise. Then at 6:20 AM I started my run down the trail!
#BFC check-in: got my 4 runs in this week and finished one book (tagged). Good week. 👍😊 #BFCr3 #BookFitnessChallenge #bookdragons @Hestapleton @wanderinglynn

Megabooks Simply stunning! Great job! 4mo
squirrelbrain That looks amazing! ❤️ 4mo
gradcat Looks beautiful...how‘s the air up there? 4mo
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Caterina @gradcat A little thin 🤣 I may have been gasping for air for at least the last mile of my run 😂 4mo
llawela Wow. Beautiful! And congrats on goals. 4mo
Scochrane26 Are you at the south rim? I was just there in June but you‘re prob not in the tourist part of trail. 4mo
Hufflepuffle An amazing week! And what a view! 😍 4mo
Hestapleton That. Is. Amazing. 4mo
gradcat @Caterina I figured as much...looks like altitude from the picture. Take care of yourself! ♥️ 4mo
mhillis Beautiful pics! You‘re doing great with exercise while traveling!! 4mo
IndoorDame Great week! And stunning photos!💜 4mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 and amazing photos! 4mo
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LibLib
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While walking home from work today saw that my neighborhood popup library was finished being built! This little cutie is our tiny library until the original one is finished with renovations next year. I predict a lot of side tracking on my home in the future....😍

SamanthaMarie Ooo yes!! That is lovely 💕 4mo
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Caterina
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I squeezed in a road and trail run this morning before our long day of driving (expecting about 11 hours on the road, we're about 5 hours in). Definitely worth waking up at 5:30 to reach the top of my run (Goat Rock) right at sunrise! 😍 Not worried about my slowpoke time since it was straight up a mountain for half of it. #BFCr3 first of my 4 runs this week! #BookFitnessChallenge #BFC #bookdragons

Scochrane26 Where is this at? Very pretty 4mo
IndoorDame Beautiful! 4mo
Caterina @Scochrane26 Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas! It was lovely. Great place to stop and get refreshed on a long drive across the country. 😊 4mo
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Gabrielle Union-Wade was my 1st girl crush In this book she was Nikki. In this book she was your best friend. In this book her love of reading was obvious because it read like a novel.
She didn't need to be this transparent yet her deciding to risk her privacy is commendable and y'all better not flake it up so she can write again.

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Caterina
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I did it y'all! 🎉🏃‍♀️💪 After that stomach bug and then Vacation Bible School, I wasn't sure how I'd do, but I only walked twice and finished my 5K race in under 38 min! Loved meeting up with my dad (who beat 25 min) afterward! I listened to the tagged book while I ran - Gabrielle Union is good company! #BookFitnessChallenge #BFC #BFCr2 #BookNerdHerd @wanderinglynn @Crazeedi @BarbaraJean @mhillis @rsteve388 @kindergartenkat @Erin7 @jb72

kindergartenkat Woohoo! You go girl! 5mo
LibrarianRyan Yeahhhh 5mo
jb72 You are doing great! 5mo
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wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 Fantastic 5K! 🎉👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🏆 5mo
mhillis Kudos!! You did it 💪 5mo
BarbaraJean Woohoo!! The 5k after your super busy week is such an accomplishment!! Great job! 5mo
Crazeedi Congrats Katie! Whoohoo!! Great job!🎉👍👏 5mo
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cwarnier
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Mehso-so

#nonfiction2019
Audio book on the way to Minneapolis this week.
I kind of spacthat do out during some of it. I realize blacks have a hard life, but I felt like she was just complaining about it so much.

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Caterina
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#ReadingWomenMonth Bingo update 2: This week I've finished:
A Woman Is No Man - Muslim Author
An Extraordinary Union - Romance Novel
If They Come For Us - Borrowed Book (from library)
Co-Creating: A Feminist Vision of Ministry - On Feminism
And I'm working on the yellow underlined ones.

Any recs for kiddie lit by a woman available on #Hoopla?

Scochrane26 The warriors series for kiddie lit. My friend‘s daughter has read most of them, & I read Into the Wild for a book challenge. They‘re about cats but can be confusing because there‘s a lot of them. Into the Wild is the first one. By Erin hunter (edited) 6mo
Scochrane26 A Wrinkle in time & Anne of green gables are also on there. The secret garden. Dork diaries are very popular now. (edited) 6mo
Caterina @Scochrane26 Thanks so much!! Those are great recs! 😊 6mo
emtobiasz I loved this one, which is on audio on Hoopla: 6mo
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suzisteffen
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Oh yeah, finished this 🎧 while I was trying to go to sleep. Jet leg sucks! But at least you get to read a lot. Anyway, I‘d give this one 3, maybe 3.5 ⭐️. I do feel like I know Union a bit better now, and her attitude about the world, which I mostly enjoyed. But I do think you can see the results of having bad experiences & blaming herself for them throughout the book, which is too bad. She is hilarious at times and always extremely real.

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Caterina
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Beautiful morning to hike up a mountain and back down with Gabrielle Union for company. 👍 Having her in my ear made it feel like a 2 hour 15 minute hike with a good friend, telling me stories about her life that made me laugh and tear up. #audiohike #audiowalk #BookFitnessChallenge #BFC @wanderinglynn (This is Morrow Mountain State Park in North Carolina.)

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 6mo
KathyWheeler This is so lovely! I feel the same way about the Gabrielle Union book. 6mo
TheSpineView Awesome! 6mo
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Blaire This book was so good! I‘ve been recommending it to everyone. 6mo
britt_brooke Beautiful photos! Loved this book. 💚 6mo
BookwormAHN Gorgeous photos 👏🏻 6mo
Scochrane26 Beautiful pics. I love NC. 6mo
Clwojick Stunning! 😍 6mo
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suzisteffen
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Listened to so much of this on the plane, sadly slept through some. But I own it on Libro, so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ can listen again. It is ... well. It‘s definitely honest, refreshing and surprising in equal measure. I do think Union makes herself out to be ignorant or dumb in many circumstances that were simply uncomfortable (or far worse). Half an hour to go!

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Kathrin
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I am one of those people that only know Union from Bring It!

Wow, she sure has way more on her resume in front and behind the camera.

#booked2019 #drinkcover

@BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen

Cinfhen Agreed!! Lots of NEW respect for KIKi 🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷 6mo
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suzisteffen
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Just finished Dinosaur Artist & started this #audiobook! I‘ve been wanting to read it for a while. #GabrielleUnion #memoir

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TheKidUpstairs
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#Booked2019 Spring quarter update: 4 down, 2 to go!

AmyG Almost there! 7mo
Cinfhen Yay!!!! I read the Gabrielle Union memoir for the same prompt!!! So good. 7mo
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sammisho
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Easily the best celebrity memior I have ever read (upsurping BossyPants). Union was real, authentic, raw, funny, poignant, and relateable. So many times I said outloud, "Same, girl" or " yes!". It was really like having drinks with a best girlfriend. And Union has a potty mouth I can appreciate.

#pop19 A book with an item of clothing on the table
She is wearing clothes, so it counts, right?

LitLogophile I‘m in total agreement here! 7mo
LoverofLit Same girl! 😉😍 7mo
Chelleo Have you read? ...one of my favorites! (the audiobook is amazing!) 7mo
sammisho @chelleo stacked! Looks good! 7mo
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Blaire
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Loved. Union covers so much ground. I knew little about her and am now a huge fan. She covers racism, being black in a white space, sex positivity, the interplay between wealth, race, and celebrity (and how money/fame doesn‘t overcome ppl‘s prejudices), parenthood, infertility, and does it all with grace, humor, and authenticity. Highly recommend the audio. This was a complete #blameitonlitsy and I am so happy to have discovered it.

Suet624 Yes, I especially enjoyed the audio. I felt as though we were just hanging out together. 9mo
Blaire @Suet624 completely agree. She accomplished her goal of making it feel like dinner with a good girlfriend. 9mo
Blaire @Suet624 also I was very happy to see that she and Dwyane has a baby a few months ago! 9mo
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Christine Same here re: everything you said in your review! 9mo
Suet624 Yes, me too. And you‘re right. She covered so much territory in this book. 9mo
Blaire @Christine it was wonderful and unexpected! 9mo
Blaire @Suet624 yes! 😍 9mo
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Michollio
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I listened to the audio, which was awesome because Union read it. It covers some tough topics and made me realize I don't actually know much about her. She's starred in some movies I love, but I haven't really followed her or her career. This was a nice way to get some info and see things from a different perspective.

#BookishBingo: Memoir by a woman of color

Megabooks I really enjoyed this too! 9mo
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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This book is so real and honest about what it‘s like being a woman and being black in our society. Some stories were very relatable to me, while others I could only have guessed at before. The sections about raising black boys in our world, such a necessary discussion we need to be having! I wish it had gotten the press and “must read” hype about seeing how another section of our society lives that something like “Hillbilly Elegy” did. (Cont.)

Riveted_Reader_Melissa And honestly, I think it opened some great conversations to what it‘s like growing up a girl in our society too, how much they don‘t tell you and you end up learning from your friends as accidents happen. I‘ll add a trigger warning for this too, she is also very open about her rape and struggle after. #Nonfiction2019 (edited) 9mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @BarbaratheBibliophage This one is on audio at Scribd, next time you are looking for a good audio to puzzle too, check this one out, I think you‘ll like it. 9mo
SW-T She was very open, honest, and relatable. 🙂 9mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Thanks for the recommendation, Melissa! I actually have this saved on Scribd. Maybe I‘ll start it up soon! 9mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @BarbaraTheBibliophage I had it saved on there for a long time, I‘m sorry I waited so long to listen to it, but it was a great follow up after our last read. 9mo
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mrozzz
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I‘m only familiar with her work in Bring It On & 10 Things I Hate About You, so I picked this up on a whim and I was delightfully rapt! She‘s a very smart, capable woman with a painfully relatable history. I especially loved what she wrote about racism: how she raises black boys with her husband, and noting how different living in a very white part of CA was from spending summers with family in Omaha. I‘d love to split a bottle of wine with her!

britt_brooke This is one of the better celebrity memoirs I‘ve read. Loved it on audio! 10mo
mrozzz Yes! I‘m soooo glad she read it herself! @britt_brooke 10mo
KathyWheeler I loved this book, and I loved her reading it too. 10mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I just finished this one too! So good!!! 9mo
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Melismatic
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Starting this today - full disclosure, I adore her (& actually work for the Corp office of NY & Company who fund her fashion line).

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Awesome read. Pretty sure I could finish this today and then, once again, continue with the other and hope I'll finish it by the end of the month 😆

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JJSturm72
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Great memoir! Made me actually lol on several occasions as I listened to the audiobook! She‘s a great storyteller!

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Karkar
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I enjoyed listening to this one. I find some of her life experiences very enlightening. All the things I want to talk about are spoilers, so go read this so I can talk to someone. 😂🤓

Chelleo LOL ... it was good. I really like the discussions about raising black boys. The struggle is real. I was also surprised to learn about black women‘s hair in Hollywood. 10mo
Karkar @Chelleo I was surprised at the the Hollywood hair people too. I could not believe that it would not be a requirement to know how to style and deal with all of the different hair types. It saddens me that it is such a different experience to raise a boy depending only on the color of their skin. It should not be this way! I thought it was interesting that she married he first husband even though at the wedding she knew it was over. 10mo
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Gabrielle Union reads this herself and it was interesting #PBNread2019

Stephaniereads1 I enjoyed it! I love that she read it. 10mo
Lea It‘s good. It‘s intense sometimes but so good. 10mo
abbielistenstobooks @Stephaniereads1 @lea super intense! She's lived quite a life! 10mo
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abbielistenstobooks
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It was fine

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Eggbeater
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I was not even that familiar with Gabrielle Union as an actor, but I saw her interview for this book on The Daily Show and her honesty intrigued me. She writes about serious issues candidly. She also made me laugh out loud a lot. She has helpful advice for sexually active teens, rape survivors, and speaks the truth about the life or death consequences of racial prejudice. She came across as very real.

GingerAntics She was the mean girl in a lot of late 90s early 2000s high school movies. It‘s funny, because she seems to be the complete opposite of all the characters I‘ve seen her play. 10mo
riversong153 @GingerAntics she was definitely typecast! 10mo
GingerAntics @riversong153 she definitely was. She played crazy mean girl really well, but I think she was channeling all the horrible people she met in high school or something. 10mo
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I've been wanting to read this, and it fits the #PBNread2019 challenge. I really might finish the challenge before the end of January.

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GypsyKat
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This was so much better than I was expecting! It was so honest. I kept finding myself blown away by how openly she could speak about all aspects of her life. This was not a glossy, greatest hits version. This was real. And because of that, completely engrossing. Definitely recommend! #24in48

rather_be_reading i agree! i loved it! 10mo
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I‘m listening to this audiobook today for #24in48 and so far I‘m enjoying it! 🍷📚

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After 2 days in the single digits it finally warmed up but it rained all day ☔️ #treadmillagain #litsywalkers #currentlyreading #audiobook

Bookwormjillk Great job though! 11mo
Kaye 👍🏼🌟great ! 11mo
DarcysMom Good job! 11mo
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Amandakay
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Entertaining through this cold day! There were definitely some gems mixed in with these stories/essays.

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Cinfhen
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Gabrielle “Nickie” Union is a funny, articulate, insightful, passionate role model for all women💪🏼I enjoyed her candid approach to fame, fortune and family. She‘s a great storyteller and I enjoyed my time with her. Some essays felt a little repetitive and I think an hour could have been pared down but overall this was a definite pick🍷I switched between #audio and my #EBook #Hoopla #NonFiction2019

Reviewsbylola I had no idea that she goes by Nicki. Interesting. 11mo
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Cinfhen
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Absolutely loving this memoir😊Gabrielle Union is a potty mouth and great story teller.

Cinfhen And I‘ve just now read/heard the heartbreaking part 💔 (edited) 11mo
HOTPock3tt I really enjoyed this audiobook!! She seems like a lot of fun!! 😎 I had only heard news of the heartbreaking part a few years ago, but I still was NOT ready 💔 @Cinfhen (edited) 11mo
Cinfhen She‘s awesome @HOTPock3tt I would love to hang out with her!!! And so much respect, to be the victim of a horrible crime and then become such a vocal advocate!!! 11mo
Suet624 I agree. Listening to this audiobook felt like I was hanging out with a friend of mine. I enjoyed it a lot. 11mo
Megabooks It‘s definitely a good audiobook!! Enjoy! 11mo
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Cinfhen
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#MusicalNewYear I took #MyShot and decided to join the #LitsyWalkers and grab a walk before the clouds roll in. Also started a new #audio 🎧 Today‘s walk included the post office , pharmacy & some cool street art. #BookMail on the way @Kalalalatja @Slajaunie 📚💚

Kaye 👟🌟🎧 11mo
Cinfhen Thanks @kaye forgot to tag u😔so thanks for the encouragement ☺️ 11mo
Kaye No worries. I look up #LitsyWalkers and find some that way. Golden star for your audiowalk today. 🌟 11mo
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4thhouseontheleft Love the mural!! Walking + audiobook + completing chores = 👏🎉👟 11mo
BookNerd9906 Yay! And welcome to the #litsywalkers gang! 11mo
RachelO Loving the street art! 11mo
Cinfhen I wish I knew what the words meant but it was cool looking. Parts of the body looked like book spines @4thhouseontheleft @RachelO And I ❤️this initiative that @kaye formed @BookNerd9906 it‘s really supportive & encouraging 🥰and who can resist earning a gold star 🤩🤩🤩 11mo
Kaye You young whippersnappers might not have had this in school, but when I was in elementary, our teachers had charts on the wall for different achievements. She‘d lick and stick different colored shiny stars on the chart. Golden was best, silver second, then they had blue, green and red. I don‘t remember what the colors meant, other than you always wanted gold. It was best. 11mo
Cinfhen Yup!! Those foil star stickers!!! @kaye I think if the class earned 100 total we‘d get extra recess or some other kind of reward 😂😂😂 11mo
Cinfhen And then there were those baddies @Kaye who would earn the class ❌and we‘d lose outdoor recess 😪😪 11mo
Kaye I‘m not sure what the prize could be for the #LitsyWalkers. I know where they used to sell the stars. Maybe I‘ll try doing a star chart for the Litsy walkers. Gonna have to get organized to get a list of who has participated. Many said they‘d do it, but not all have checked in with a post. I‘ll do some thinking on it. 11mo
Kaye Oh....I don‘t remember that ever happening. Although once in middle school, we got a full class detention after school. One of the girls broke the teacher‘s map pointer , and no one would tell on her so we ALL got detention fir being loyal. 😂 11mo
Cinfhen Ha!!! That‘s hilarious both that you might create a star chart and your MS story!! I love that the class banded together and choose the oath of silence 😂😂😂🙌🏻❣️ @kaye (edited) 11mo
Kalalalatja Love the street art! And yay for #Bookmail on the way 🙌😘 11mo
emilyhaldi Good for you!!! 👏🏻👏🏻 I was just thinking yesterday about how much walking I did on a daily basis in nyc without even trying... SO much harder in Ohio where I take my car everywhere 🙃 11mo
Cinfhen True @emilyhaldi suburban living isn‘t good for motivating walkers (edited) 11mo
DarcysMom I love the street art! 💜 11mo
vivastory Good for you, Cindy! I've been taking midday walks at work (when it's not too cold out) 11mo
Cinfhen Thanks @DarcysMom @vivastory I find walking is really important for my emotional health as much as my physical health but it‘s hard to stay motivated 😕 (edited) 11mo
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My first read of 2019! Which is both NF AND by a person of color. My goal is for each of those categories to make up 20% of my reading this year, so I‘m off to a good start. I‘m also hoping to remember to do review posts for all the books I read this year! #howjessreadsin2019

ElishaLovesBooks Great review! I felt very similar when I read it. She did a wonderful job narrating the audiobook too! 11mo
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LoverofLit
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I loved this book. I've always had admiration for Gabrielle Union and her openness about her own struggles with fertility, rape, being black in entertainment, and so much more. But this book made me fall in love even more. Funny, raw, inspiring, thought provoking and parts that made me laugh and pause to tear up. I wanted to sit across a plate of pasta with wine close by and talk to her all night.

britt_brooke This is one of the best celebrity memoirs I‘ve read. Loved the audiobook! 12mo
LoverofLit @britt_brooke Totally agree! I loved listening to her ❤ 12mo
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This really hit home for me in some ways. I grew up in a family where talking behind each other's back but pretending to do it out of concern was the norm. When I grew up and got my own group of amazing girlfriends, I realized you call the ones you love on their shit and it's not normal to bad mouth others and pretend you care about them.

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👏👏👏👏

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