Quote for the Day: July 15th, 2021

There are two reasons I wanted to tell this story, the story of how I learned to surrender. First, because it’s mine. It doesn’t belong to the tabloids or my mom or the men I’ve married or the people who’ve loved or hated my movies or even my children. My story is mine alone; I’m the only one who was there for all of it, and I decided to claim the power to tell it on my own terms. The second reason is that even though it’s mine, maybe some part of this story is yours, too. I’ve had extraordinary luck in this life: both bad and good. Putting it all down in writing makes me realize how crazy a lot of it has been, how improbable. But we all suffer, and we all triumph, and we all get to choose how we hold both.

God, I love Demi Moore. I’m quite the sucker for celebrity memoirs, but Inside Out was so meta. She really guts herself on the page and shows you who she is and what’s she’s been through and how it has all transformed her into the person she’s become. Not the movie star or the tabloid queen or that woman who was married to Bruce Willis and then Ashton Kutcher. No, within the pages of her memoir, you get to see the real Demi, warts and all. It is quite the journey.

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New Blog Series: Moving Memoirs

There is nothing like a good memoir. Whether it’s a trashy tell-all from a Real Housewife of Wherever or a story of someone who beat seemingly insurmountable odds to come through victorious on the other side, there’s just something really powerful about someone telling their own story.

That said, I’m starting a new series of posts here on The Voracious Bibliophile called Moving Memoirs. I’ve already got a list started of some of my favorites so you can expect the first installment soon. Have a great weekend.

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