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The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher | Book Review

This memoir was both fascinating and heartbreaking. Fisher recounts her experiences filming Star Wars and meeting fans, but mostly reveals her affair with Harrison Ford and the feelings she had for him. She includes diary excerpts, which only add to the ache I felt for her while reading. It's also extremely gutting when she mentions the fact… Continue reading The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher | Book Review

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Postcards from the Edge by Carrie Fisher | Book Review

I adore Carrie's memoirs, so I was excited to read one of her works of fiction. Sadly, Postcards from the Edge doesn't live up to the high bar that her autobiographies have set. The plot centers on an actress named Suzanne Vale, who one day accidentally overdoses and is sent to rehab to detox and… Continue reading Postcards from the Edge by Carrie Fisher | Book Review

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Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher | Book Review

In Fisher's second memoir, she dives into her unconventional relationship with her father, her friendships with Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor, and her continuing battle with manic depression and drug addiction. I absolutely adored learning more about Fisher's life, and her writing continues to be hilarious, warm, and raunchy in this novel. I love how… Continue reading Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher | Book Review

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Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher | Book Review

Carrie Fisher's first memoir is a powerful, absorbing treat of a novel. In this slim yet potent account, Carrie has just undergone ECT (shock therapy) and is relaying her memories that have remained intact. Oh boy, what stories she has to tell. From her encounters with Cary Grant, her Hollywood upbringing, her romances, and the… Continue reading Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher | Book Review