ARC Review: “Americanized – Rebel Without a Green Card” by Sara Saedi

“Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card” by Sara Saedi Publishing Date: February 6, 2018 Genre: Nonfiction, Autobiography, Memoir Page Length: 288 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis:  At thirteen, bright-eyed, straight-A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret: she was breaking the law simply by living in the United States. Only two years old when her parents […]

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Book Review: “Where Am I Now?” by Mara Wilson

“Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame” by Mara Wilson (2016) Genre: Nonfiction, Memoir, Autobiography Page Length: 259 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: Mara Wilson has always felt a little young and a little out of place: as the only child on a film set full of adults, the first daughter in a house full […]

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Book Review: “Don’t Worry It Gets Worse” by Alida Nugent

“Don’t Worry, It Gets Worse: One Twentysomething’s (Mostly Failed) Attempts at Adulthood” by Alida Nugent (2013) Genre: Nonfction, Humor, Essays, Memoir Page Length: 208 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: Alida Nugent graduated college with a degree in one hand and a drink in the other, eager to trade in parties and all-nighters for “the real world.” […]

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Book Review: “Diary of a Tokyo Teen” by Christine Mari Inzer

“Diary of a Tokyo Teen: A Japanese-American Girl Travels to the Land of Trendy Fashion, High-Tech Toilets and Maid Cafes” by Christine Mari Inzer (2016) Genre: Graphic Novels, Non-fiction, Travel, Memoir Page Length: 127 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: Born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and an American father in 1997, Christine Mari Inzer spent her early […]

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Book Review: “You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain” by Phoebe Robinson

“You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have To Explain” by Phoebe Robinson (2016) Genre: Nonfiction, Humor, Essay, Memoir Page Length: 318 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: A hilarious and affecting essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture from celebrated stand-up comedian and WNYC podcaster Phoebe Robinson. Phoebe Robinson is a stand-up comic, […]

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Book Review: “Without You, There Is No Us” by Suki Kim

FTC Disclosure: I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review. “Without You, There Is No Us” by Suki Kim (2014) Genre: Memoir, History, Non-Fiction Page Length: 304 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without […]

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