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From Child Star to Bestselling Author: Jeanette McCurdy Makes Waves with Memoir 

Brooke Benne, Writer
September 18, 2022

It is not a new concept that celebrities struggle just like everybody else. A life of fame is illustrated as glamorous, fun and something everybody wishes they had, but the surprising reality is that some stars never wanted their fame to begin with.   When I heard...

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Review: “The Body Keeps the Score”

Michael Campbell, Writer
September 15, 2022

  I grew up with the understanding that “real men” don’t cry, and fear is never an option. Often, I was reminded of my emotional weaknesses and in hindsight, the “alpha” in my life regretted not “forcing me to eat glass” so I’d toughen up.   As an...

Review: “My Dark Vanessa”

Review: “My Dark Vanessa”

Kenzie Eklund
February 25, 2022

Released in March 2020 following the explosive #MeToo movement, Kate Elizabeth Russell’s debut novel “My Dark Vanessa” appears to be the story of a naïve teenager’s forbidden first love. However, it is simultaneously a chilling account of abuse.  “My Dark...

Review: The memoir of a Guantanamo prisoner

Review: The memoir of a Guantanamo prisoner

Yara Salamed
September 15, 2021

Mohamedou Ould Slahi published his account of torture and abuse during his imprisonment for 14 years in Guantanamo Bay’s Detention Center — without any charges. He is the first Guantanamo prisoner to publish a memoir while still imprisoned, titled “The Mauritanian.” On...

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