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I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy: Nonfiction Book Review

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  I'm Glad My Mom Died  by  Jennette McCurdy Review Overall: 5  TW: abuse by a parent, eating disorders Jennette McCurdy has everyone's attention online and off as people scramble to find available copies of her memoir I'm Glad My Mom Died . The book is flying off shelves, and the excerpts of the book that have been released to the media ahead of time have sparked days long conversations. While the online buzz is a testimonial for Jennette's unflinching honesty in telling her own story, the quick headlines about Ariana Grande, Miranda Cosgrove, and iCarly nearly do a disservice to the true magic of the book – Jennette's artistic voice.  I read this book as an audiobook since I knew Jennette would be narrating her own story. I highly recommend consuming the book this way as she truly brings it to life in a way only someone who knows the material inside and out and is a professional actress can. She has voices, comedic timing, and an authenticity in her reading that