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I'm Glad My Mom Died
I'm Glad My Mom Died
Author: Jennette McCurdy
Jennette McCurdy was six years old when she had her first acting audition. Her mother’s dream was for her only daughter to become a star, and Jennette would do anything to make her mother happy. So she went along with what Mom called “calorie restriction,” eating little and weighing herself five times a day. She endured extensi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781982185824
ISBN-10: 1982185821
Publication Date: 8/9/2022
Pages: 320
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 18 ratings
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Audio CD
Members Wishing: 141
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Helpful Score: 2
This book was a page turner, written engagingly and very boldly. The stories shared by the author were gritty and usually perplexing--how is it that people who love us sometimes treat us so dreadfully?

McCurdy grew up trying to please her mother; every tragic tale stemmed from this simple fact. Writing this book must have been excruciating as well as cathartic; surely it took brutal strength on her part to reveal these stories so starkly. Every few chapters I literally looked upwards to heaven and thanked my lucky stars for the mother and sweet childhood I was blessed to be given.

Memoirs are my absolute favorite things to read. This one is near the top of my all-time list.

***** Five stars!
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I really didn't like this book.
It's mostly 300 pages of why she hates her mom and why she blames her mom for ruining her life.
There are no constructed stories, just a new vignette every 1-5 pages, so there are 90 chapters.
I found nothing about the book funny.
Just describing borderline abuse and then going on page long rants about internally hating someone without ever saying it to them isn't my cup of tea.
She has a long history of saying whatever as an actress so I'm pretty suspicious after reading this and learning more online. I think it's fake.


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