What You Should Read

You Should Read: Celebrity Memoirs! (With Kristine Kittridge)

November 23, 2021 Kelly Hager, Julia Hall, Rachael Hall
What You Should Read
You Should Read: Celebrity Memoirs! (With Kristine Kittridge)
Show Notes

We're here to talk about our favorite celebrity memoirs! Topics include what makes a great one (SPOILER: it's gossip) and who we wish would write a tell-all book. We've got some great choices and all of our TBRs have significantly grown.

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Currently reading: 

Julia: The House in the Cerulean Sea (TJ Klune)  and Yes & I Love You (Roni Loren) 
Kelly: You Can't Be Serious (Kal Penn) 
Rachael: The Matzah Ball (Jean Meltzer)


Book News: 

Audiobooks:
https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/87762-ai-comes-to-audiobooks.html

PRH to get S&S? https://www.reuters.com/business/us-justice-dept-files-lawsuit-block-penguin-random-house-purchase-simon-schuster-2021-11-02/

Amazon price fixing lawsuit: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/87777-lawyers-argue-that-e-book-price-fixing-case-against-amazon-big-five-publishers-should-proceed.html 


Celeb Memoirs:

Kristine: Open Book (Jessica Simpson), Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me (Mindy Kaling), Redefining Realness (Janet Mock) and Down the Rabbit Hole (Holly Madison)

Julia: Will (Will Smith), This is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare (Gabourey Sidibe) and Where Am I Now (Mara Wilson)

Kelly: Little Sister: My Investigation Into the Mysterious Death of Natalie Wood (Lana Wood) and This Will All Be Over Soon (Cecily Strong)

Rachael: I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are (Rachel Bloom), Shout (Laurie Halse Anderson), Garlic and Sapphires (Ruth Reichl), I'm Talking as Fast as I Can (Lauren Graham), Hungry Heart (Jennifer Weiner) and Over the Top (Jonathan Van Ness)

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