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City of Mulberry

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Memoirs, Biographies, and More!
Nov 15 2022
Memoirs, Biographies, and More!
Enter the non-fiction realm with us as we explore several memoirs, biographies, and autobiographies. Why do we read them, which ones did we enjoy, and who do we WISH would write one?You can always contact us at themulberrylibrary@gmail.com or on your favorite social media platform. We love hearing from you!Books mentioned in this episode:The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund MorrisDiana: Her True Story by Andrew MortonAlexander Hamilton by Ron ChernowThe Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother by James McBrideIf You Ask Me (and of Course You Won’t) by Betty WhiteEducated by Tara WestoverThe Glass Castle by Jeanette WallsOut of the Corner: A Memoir by Jennifer GreyStories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography by Rob LoweChoose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick HarrisOpen Book by Jessica SimpsonThe Answer is... Reflections on My Life by Alex TrebekSmoke Gets in Your Eyes: and Other Lessons From the Crematory by Caitlin DoughtyBorn a Crime by Trevor NoahHappiest Man on Earth by Eddie JakuRelish:  My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy KnisleyDancing at the Pity Party by Tyler FederThe Storyteller:  Tales of Life and Music by Dave Grohl700 Sundays by Billy CrystalStill Foolin' Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys by Billy CrystalThe Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved By Bees by Meredith MayA Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Lee DugardPoint of View: A Fresh Look at Work, Faith, and Freedom by  Elisabeth HasselbeckThe Rural Diaries: Love, Livestock, and Big Life Lessons Down on Mischief Farm by Hilarie Burton Morgan What are we reading:Beach Read by Emily henry
Memoirs, Biographies, and More!
Nov 15 2022
Memoirs, Biographies, and More!
Enter the non-fiction realm with us as we explore several memoirs, biographies, and autobiographies. Why do we read them, which ones did we enjoy, and who do we WISH would write one?You can always contact us at themulberrylibrary@gmail.com or on your favorite social media platform. We love hearing from you!Books mentioned in this episode:The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund MorrisDiana: Her True Story by Andrew MortonAlexander Hamilton by Ron ChernowThe Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother by James McBrideIf You Ask Me (and of Course You Won’t) by Betty WhiteEducated by Tara WestoverThe Glass Castle by Jeanette WallsOut of the Corner: A Memoir by Jennifer GreyStories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography by Rob LoweChoose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick HarrisOpen Book by Jessica SimpsonThe Answer is... Reflections on My Life by Alex TrebekSmoke Gets in Your Eyes: and Other Lessons From the Crematory by Caitlin DoughtyBorn a Crime by Trevor NoahHappiest Man on Earth by Eddie JakuRelish:  My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy KnisleyDancing at the Pity Party by Tyler FederThe Storyteller:  Tales of Life and Music by Dave Grohl700 Sundays by Billy CrystalStill Foolin' Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys by Billy CrystalThe Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved By Bees by Meredith MayA Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Lee DugardPoint of View: A Fresh Look at Work, Faith, and Freedom by  Elisabeth HasselbeckThe Rural Diaries: Love, Livestock, and Big Life Lessons Down on Mischief Farm by Hilarie Burton Morgan What are we reading:Beach Read by Emily henry
WAS the book better?
Sep 21 2021
WAS the book better?
OUR BEST LIST:A Walk to Remember – Nicholas SparksThe Harry Potter Series – J.K. RowlingFried Green Tomatoes – Fannie FlaggTwilight Series – Stephanie MeyerA Series of Unfortunate Events – Lemony SnicketThe Hunger Games Series – Suzanne CollinsThe Princess Bride – William GoldmanLittle Women – Louisa May AlcottJurassic Park – Michael Crichton OUR WORST LIST:Eragon – Christopher PaoliniMy Sister’s Keeper – Jodi PicoultThe Vampire Academy – Richelle MeadOne For the Money – Janet Evanovich OUR Wait… What if the movie WAS better LIST:Hidden Figures – Margot Lee ShetterlyLife of Pi – Yann MartelThe Silence of the Lambs – Thomas Harris OUR If the show/movie is fun… does it even matter LIST:The Vampire Diaries – L. J. SmithDivergent – Veronica RothHarry Potter Series – J.K. RowlingCrazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan OUR We loved the book and still want to see this LIST:One of Us Is Lying – Karen M. McManusThe Kite Runner – Khaled HosseiniThe Queen’s Gambit – Walter Tevis OUR Attention Hollywood! Please make this LIST:The Selection Series – Kiera CassBig Lies in a Small Town – Diane ChamberlainAll the Missing Girls – Megan MirandaThe Lunar Chronicles – Marissa Meyer OUR Guilty Pleasure Book to Movie LIST:A Walk to Remember – Nicholas SparksTwilight – Stephanie MeyerYou – Caroline KepnesThe Shining – Stephen KingThe Fault in Our Stars – John Green10 Things I Hate About You – Loosely based on The Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare Last but not least: What are we BOTH reading right now?The Final Girls Support Group by Grady Hendrix