Category Archives: Memoir

Ready for Launch: An Astronaut’s Lessons for Success on Earth by Scott Kelly

Ready for Launch: An Astronaut’s Lessons for Success on Earth by Scott Kelly. Crown, Random House, 2022. 9781524764326 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Memoir, inspirational What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Welcome to St. Hell: My Trans Teen Adventure by Lewis Hancox

Welcome to St. Hell: My Trans Teen Adventure by Lewis Hancox. Graphix, 2022. 9781338824438 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC (publication date June 7, 2022), graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you … Continue reading

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Unfollow Me: Essays on Complicity by Jill Louise Busby

Unfollow Me: Essays on Complicity by Jill Louise Busby. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021. 9781635577112 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Paperback Genre:  Memoir  What did you like about the book? The book is a candid … Continue reading

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Courage: My Story of Persecution (I, Witness) by Freshta Tori Jan

Courage: My Story of Persecution (I, Witness) by Freshta Tori Jan. Norton Young Readers, 2022. 9781324016670  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Autobiography What did you like about the book? Freshta Tori Jan … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Failed Dodgeball by Jordan Sonnenblick

The Boy Who Failed Dodgeball by Jordan Sonnenblick. Scholastic Press, 2022. 9781338749601 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Uncorrected proof Genre: Autobiography/memoir What did you like about the book? In the fall of 1980, … Continue reading

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Flowing with the Pearl River by Amy Chan Zhou

Flowing with the Pearl River by Amy Chan Zhou. Santa Monica Press, 2022. 9781595807823 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book? Zhou chooses the Pearl … Continue reading

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Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, Adapted for Young Adults by Barack Obama

Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, Adapted for Young Adults by Barack Obama. Delacorte Press, 2021. 9780385738729 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Autobiography What did you like … Continue reading

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On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating by Karina Manta

On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating by Karina Manta. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780593308462 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Biography/memoir What did you like … Continue reading

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Huda F Are You? by Huda Fahmy

Huda F Are You?  by Huda Fahmy. Dial Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593324318 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book?  Starting high … Continue reading

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Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel

Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel. Atheneum, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781481486668 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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