This Will Only Hurt A Little

This Will Only Hurt A Little

Book - 2018
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In this candid memoir, Busy opens up about chafing against a sexist system rife with on-set bullying and body shaming, being there when friends face shattering loss, enduring devastating personal and professional betrayals from those she loved best, and struggling with postpartum anxiety and the challenges of motherhood... Busy is the rare entertainer whose impressive arsenal of talents as an actress is equally matched by her storytelling ability, sense of humor, and sharp observations about life, love, and motherhood. Her conversational writing reminds us what we love about her on screens large and small. From film to television to Instagram and now to the page, Busy delightfully showcases her wry humor and her willingness to bare it all.
Publisher: New York :, Touchstone,, 2018
Edition: First Touchstone hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781501184710
Branch Call Number: 921 P552
Characteristics: 310 pages ; 22 cm


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May 15, 2019

A fun and easy read! It was well written, honest and interesting. If you know Busy Phillips, you can instantly recognize her voice in this book - clearly she wrote it because it is so her! lol. This was the first book I read in a year because it was entertaining and great! I just wish their were photographs, otherwise it would have been perfect. Good job, Busy!

Mar 19, 2019

I loved this book! It's funny, honest and conversational in tone and incorporates the perfect amount of insight into celebrity life (because that's the reason we read their books, isn't it?). It's a biography with an effectively authentic voice and reads like she is speaking to a friend. She writes openly about the ups and downs of family life, past relationships, her mental health, and what it's like to work as an actress. She does NOT care about speaking her mind. Honestly, you finish the book identifying with Busy and wishing you were her friend. It's a fun and relatable experience that I'm considering my favourite book of the year so far. Would highly recommend. And that's the tea.

Nov 28, 2018

A must read for fans of Busy Philipps, the most entertaining person on Instagram by far. The writing captures her voice perfectly.

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Oct 29, 2018

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