Memoirs give us a glimpse into the lives of others that is
deeply personal. As a reader, we know the writer's thoughts, feel their
feelings, and experience their lives right along with them. Your astrological
sign can help you pick memoirs that change the way you experience life. Which
memoir is a must according to your sign?
Aries: Me Talk Pretty One Day. You cannot
go wrong with any David Sedaris book. These funny autobiographical tales take
you into his time spent living in Paris. This is one of the funniest books I've
Taurus: Blood, Bones and Butter. Chef
Gabrielle Hampton chronicles her struggles and journey to becoming a highly
acclaimed chef. Taurus, your love of food and the process of creating a career
will entertain you through and through.
Gemini: The Tender Bar. Gemini, your inquisitive mind will be love delving into the
experience of a child growing up in a bar. The twin aspect of you can always
see both sides of a situation.
Cancer: Wild. Your gift at feeling deeply
will lead you right onto the trails with this author. After the death of her
mother, a failed marriage, and a drug addiction, Cheryl Strayed decided to find
herself in a hike along the West Coast.
Leo: Brain on Fire. A woman fights to
regain her health after she is stuck by a strange illness that has her loose
her mind. Leo will relate to the writer's fighting spirit.
Virgo: The Woman Warrior. Virgo, you will find this memoir, in
which a young Chinese woman is raised in California, to be a page-turner. It is
five stories depicting how the girl deals with her culture and her new
environment weaving her history in China and her life in America.
Libra: 12 Years A Slave. Okay Libra, this
book doesn't have much beauty or love within its pages, but the story will
touch the part of you that is passionate about justice and fairness. This is
the story about Solomon Northrup, a free man who was sold into slavery for
several years before returning home to his family.
Scorpio: The Diary of Anne Frank. Scorpio, your empathy and intuitive
will bring you to your knees as you read this book. It's a good thing you're not
a wimp when it comes to the dark and painful spaces humans create out of fear
and ignorance. This book will change your life in all the right ways.
Sagittarian: Gloria Steinem: My Life On the Road. The feminist activist delves deep into
her early years and the feminist movement here and abroad. Your love of
everything international will be satisfied by this remarkable life story.
Capricorn: Autobiography of a Face. After being
treated for cancer, the writer's face was forever changed. The challenge of
facing life with a new face is a compelling read.