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5 Moving Memoirs About Family You Must Read This Fall

Looking for an inspiring non-fiction book about family to captivate you this fall? From unconventional routes to parenthood to celebrity and high-profile families, these memoirs cover it all. Guaranteed to draw you in from page one, we recommend you add these 5 reads to your TBR pile for fall.

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Lost in the Reflecting Pool: A Memoir by Diane Pomerantz

When Diane Pomerantz fell in love with Charles, their relationship was full of happiness. But over the years, through struggles with infertility, adoption and breast cancer, things began to turn dark. A heart-breaking, yet inspiring story about one woman's journey to find happiness for herself and her children, Lost in the Reflecting Pool cannot be missed.

Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush

Growing up with a presidential grandfather and later, father, Jenna and Barbara Bush don't know much about living outside of the public eye. In this tell-all memoir, Jenna and Barbara give readers a never-before-seen look into their lives growing up in the White House and the sisterly bond that helped them get through all of the ups and downs.

It's My Party: A Memoir by Jeannette Watson

Born into a famous family, Jeannette Watson grew up harboring secrets and feeling as though she never quite fit in. Tracing her life from early childhood to adulthood, Watson's memoir is a poignant story about family and finding yourself.

The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls

A New York Times bestselling memoir turned major motion picture, The Glass Castle is a captivating read about a dysfunctional, yet loyal and lovable family. Jeannette's father was brilliant and imaginative— when he was sober. Her mother did not care for the duties of raising a family, causing Jeannette and her siblings to care for themselves, later prospering in life.

Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories, and Misadventures by Joely Fisher

Joely Fisher is the daughter of Hollywood icons Eddie Fisher and Connie Stevens, so she has never been a stranger to the spotlight, realizing early on that she was destined for fame herself. Sharing stories of her unconventional childhood up to the recent death of her beloved sister, Carrie Fisher, Joely's memoir is as heartbreaking as it is inspiring.

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