2018: #10 – This is Not My Beautiful Life (Victoria Fedden)

This book is touted as a hilarious, wacky story, but mostly I found it sad. Frankly, Victoria is surrounded by terrible people, with maybe the exception of her sister. And I don’t think they’re terrible because they are committing crimes, they are terrible all on their own. The best parts of the book are when she is talking about motherhood and her daughter, and my

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2017: #9 – Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology (Leah Remini)

As someone with more than a passing interest in topics like true crime and cults, I’ve long found everything surrounding Scientology to be interesting. Leah Remini is not the first person to escape Scientology, nor even the first celebrity, but it’s possible that she’s been the loudest. Before I started the book, I though that Remini had been born into Scientology, so I was surprised

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