Author: Kelly Corrigan

Glitter and Glue by Kelly Corrigan

Posted May 15, 2014 by Kate in Review, Skip It / 0 Comments
Glitter and Glue by Kelly Corrigan

So this book really didn’t do anything for me at all. I like a good memoir every once in a while, and I’ve read some really great ones, so I was actually really looking forward to reading this book when I finally got it on my kindle. So this book follows Kelly in two different and very distinct periods of her life, when she was a young adult kind of finding her way, and then the second part is when she herself is a mother and takes on a much more serious feel to it. I really thought I would enjoy this book because I love looking at family dynamics, and it was kind of clear to me early on in this book that it was going to really look at family dynamics and more specifically the relationship Kelly had with her mother. I myself am super close with my mother now that I am an adult, but as a kid/teenager we couldn’t have been more different or more combative, so I did kind of relate to some of the scenes in the book, especially the younger years ones. My problem with the book was mainly that I didn’t really ever feel bonded to Kelly, I wanted to, I really did. But the first part of the book nothing happened, if anything I found Kelly to be a bit on the shallow side, and just hard to be likable at all. There were glimpses of profound thought in the first […]