The Princess Diarist ~ Carrie Fisher

Rating: 6/10 Oh, boy. I've been seeing and hearing about this book everywhere, so I was excited to pick it up. I love memoirs, I love Star Wars, I thought I'd be interested in what Fisher has to say. However, Fisher focused almost exclusively on her affair with Harrison Ford. I thought this was long … Continue reading The Princess Diarist ~ Carrie Fisher

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How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child ~ Sandra Uwiringiyimana

Rating: 10/10 A memoir from Sandra's perspective, How Dare the Sun Rise is the story of Uwiringiyimana's childhood in a war torn country and her family's immigration to the United States as refugees. Uwiringiyimana grew up in the DR of Congo and later moved to Rwanda as a refugee, ultimately emigrating to the us. She … Continue reading How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child ~ Sandra Uwiringiyimana

The Dirty Life: on Farming, Food, and Love ~ Kristin Kimball

Rating: 7/10 I loved the story behind this memoir. What I didn't love so much was Kimball's writing style. Kimball lived in New York in her early 20's, a typical young life of work and going out to bars and coffee shops. However, when she meets Mark, a young farmer, her life takes a turn. … Continue reading The Dirty Life: on Farming, Food, and Love ~ Kristin Kimball