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Open Book - Jessica Simpson

Open Book

By Jessica Simpson

  • Release Date: 2020-02-04
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 2,240 Ratings

Description

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

Jessica reveals for the first time her inner monologue and most intimate struggles. Guided by the journals she's kept since age fifteen, and brimming with her unique humor and down-to-earth humanity, Open Book is as inspiring as it is entertaining.

This was supposed to be a very different book. Five years ago, Jessica Simpson was approached to write a motivational guide to living your best life. She walked away from the offer, and nobody understood why. The truth is that she didn’t want to lie.

Jessica couldn’t be authentic with her readers if she wasn’t fully honest with herself first.

Now America’s Sweetheart, preacher’s daughter, pop phenomenon, reality tv pioneer, and the billion-dollar fashion mogul invites readers on a remarkable journey, examining a life that blessed her with the compassion to help others, but also burdened her with an almost crippling need to please. Open Book is Jessica Simpson using her voice, heart, soul, and humor to share things she’s never shared before.

First celebrated for her voice, she became one of the most talked-about women in the world, whether for music and fashion, her relationship struggles, or as a walking blonde joke. But now, instead of being talked about, Jessica is doing the talking. Her book shares the wisdom and inspirations she’s learned and shows the real woman behind all the pop-culture cliché’s — “chicken or fish,” “Daisy Duke,” "football jinx," “mom jeans,” “sexual napalm…” and more. Open Book is an opportunity to laugh and cry with a close friend, one that will inspire you to live your best, most authentic life, now that she is finally living hers.

Reviews

  • Great book

    5
    By Yvette Her
    Amazing story
  • Nice read

    4
    By KathrynP029
    It’s a nice read! I enjoyed learning about the different things that Jessica went through and things going through her head that was not seen through the media.
  • A truly incredible read

    5
    By Lexi-Loops
    I came to this book, excited to hear all the delicious drama I speculated about in my youth. I left this book truly inspired. With Jessica, I cried, celebrated, and discovered a desire to renew my faith. This is a truly great read for anyone looking for some inspiration.
  • READ! Won’t regret

    5
    By stephfite
    Very interesting read! I never knew all the things Jessica had overcome in her lifetime. Definitely a great read with the pure story of a celebrity
  • Great book!

    5
    By fotofun1214
    So happy to read Jess finally had her happy ending!
  • This book is raw, honest and beautifully written.

    5
    By Lucy54678
    I was a teenager during Jessica’s rise to fame. How humbling it is to read the real words to a story you were constantly subject to due to the media. Tabloids were everything then. Perception was truth. How wrong we were. I have read every celebrity book, most were lackluster, some plain painful, but not this one. This is not just a memoir peeking into the convoluted world of celebrity, something that none of us will know.. This is a book showing the harsh world that many girls experience. I commend Jessica for her ability to be completely open and transparent. This is her story and she writes it beautifully. Her honesty is astounding. It’s so much more than salacious drama.. This is about real life obstacles that we all have endured. She was honest with herself, which is the hardest thing to truly do. But it will help people like me and many others who self medicate and deflect.
  • What a GREAT read

    5
    By KPBBBRAY
    I was completely captivated and couldn’t put this book down! Such a new perspective on her and her life! Kudos to u Jessica!!!
  • Inspirational

    5
    By apacheco2
    Thank you! Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your world and experiencing your struggles. We are not alone in this world, your book has opened my mind and my heart when I didn’t know where to start. God Bless, you truly are a beautiful soul.
  • Loved this book!!

    5
    By uconngc
    The minute I began reading Jessica Simpson’s “Open book” I was drawn in immediately...I could relate so much to her stories, feelings and emotions and I almost feel like we have known each other before in either this life or a past one...thank you for giving me a reminder to keep my faith in God in all things! You are truly an inspiration!
  • Must read

    5
    By puffycoqui
    I’m not the one for autobiographies but I’ve always liked Jessica. A friend told me I should read this book because it was THAT good. I’m glad I did! I finished it within days, I couldn’t put it down

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