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A Memoir That's Perfect For You

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 ever read.

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.

Aquarius: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. An American classic, this memory will make you laugh and cry with issues of race and rape.

Pisces: I Am Malala. This heroic, game-changing girl has taken the world by storm. Her resilience and will to learn is a wonderful tale of self-love and womanhood.

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