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Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse by Shane Burcaw | Book Review

Shane Burcaw's third novel is simply his best to date. This collection of personal essays is genuinely funny, informative, sweet, and intelligent. I loved being more educated about Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and thought Burcaw's writing style and personality have become significantly more fleshed out and witty. Reading Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse feels like… Continue reading Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse by Shane Burcaw | Book Review

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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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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