The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

This is one of all-time my favorite memoirs too! I love the Book Challenge list too.

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For years I’ve been telling people this is my favourite book, and recommending that they read it. I am so glad that it held up on my second read. I still love this book. I will always love this book. It’s especially well-written, the Walls family reads like a cast of fictional characters too incredible to believe, and the ingenuity and resilience of Jeannette and her siblings continues to be nothing less than marvellous. I don’t usually read books more than once, but this is one that I will continue to read, and continue to share.

No. 24 on my challenge. If you’ve been following my reviews from the beginning, you’ll understand why.

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  1. This is on my list, thank you for pushing it further up the ranks!

  2. Brilliant memoir! This is THE book we recommend to anyone in our writers group who is contemplating writing a memoir.

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