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Friday, July 22, 2022

Book Review: Out of the Corner by Jennifer Grey


I love Dirty Dancing! I was hoping to love this book. Sadly, it was very boring at the start. The middle was okay, but toward the end things felt out of order. It was hard to follow and enjoy.

She comes across as really spoiled. It was a bit ridiculous that she kept mentioning how Bristol Palin's Mom was getting her the votes on Dancing with the Stars. Why say it at all? You won! It makes you sound petty!

The only part I really enjoyed was learning that it was her idea to make the shorts for Dirty Dancing [they became a trend and still are popular]. I also enjoyed knowing that a lot of the clothing in the movie came from her own suitcase.

This was over all disappointing.

Book Review: Back to the Prairie: A Home Remade, A Life Rediscovered by Melissa Gilbert


I was expecting a book about remodeling a rundown home, and bonding during Covid. There was a tiny bit of that, but there was way more political agenda talk. I don't care about Melissa's hate of guns, Trump, and religion.  I also don't care about her love of vaccines, Faucci, and George Floyd. 

If you are going to write a political book, at least let the reader know what they are signing up for! A huge disappointment. Glad I didn't pay to read this!

I have a new dislike for her now. As I have always been told, it's best not to bring up politics or religion.