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Whiskey in a Teacup by Reese Witherspoon
Genre: Non-Fiction Memoir – Audio narrated by the author
My Review Rating: ♥♥♥
299 Pages | Published: September 18, 2018 by Touchstone
Book Jacket Synopsis
Academy award-winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon invites you into her world, where she infuses the Southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm.
Reese Witherspoon’s grandmother Dorothea always said a combination of beauty and strength made Southern women “whiskey in a teacup”. We may be delicate and ornamental on the outside, she said, but inside, we’re strong and fiery.
Reese’s Southern heritage informs her whole life, and she loves sharing the joys of Southern living with practically everyone she meets. She takes the South wherever she goes with bluegrass, big holiday parties, and plenty of Dorothea’s fried chicken. It’s reflected in how she entertains, decorates her home, and makes holidays special for her kids – not to mention how she talks, dances, and does her hair (in this audiobook, you will learn Reese’s fail-proof, only slightly insane hot-roller technique). Reese loves sharing Dorothea’s most delicious recipes as well as her favorite Southern traditions, from midnight barn parties to backyard bridal showers, magical Christmas mornings to rollicking honky-tonks.
It’s easy to bring a little bit of Reese’s world into your home, no matter where you live. After all, there’s a Southern side to every place in the world, right?
Book Links: Amazon
Review & Thoughts
Themes, Elements & Review Notes: The audiobook was short and I enjoyed listening to Reese’s voice as she read the book. I enjoyed a few of her southern verbiage and humor. She made me laugh a few times but overall I didn’t connect with the story and didn’t agree with a lot of her opinions.
Read it if: You’re a Reese Witherspoon fan | Looking for a quick audiobook
Book Format & Source: Audiobook via the free Libby app.
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