Official Review: It's My Party by Jeannette Watson

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Re: Official Review: It's My Party by Jeannette Watson

Post by Kister Bless » 12 Jul 2018, 23:54

The book sounds interesting. Depression is a major problem that affects people in their daily lives. Sad enough is that they don't know how to deal with it. I love how the theme of depression was brought up because the book can be fit for anyone, young adults and adults. I would like to read it and know more of the author's life for it sounds confessional to some extent. A great book worth read. Nice review!

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Post by SaffraWhishart » 13 Jul 2018, 00:23

I only read the beginning of the book, but I had a very different feel from what you describe. I didn't catch the moroseness at all. In fact, I loved that she opened with a description of her undecorous laugh. I enjoyed the author's candor about her life. I was curious, but knowing it's about depression makes me less likely to read it.

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Post by Tiny_Turtle » 13 Jul 2018, 00:30

Your review was interesting, but I'm really not interested in reading a book about depression. I feel for people who suffer through it, and I'm sure this book will be of value to someone who needs to hear her story. I just want something a little more uplifting and fun.
Thank you for your insightful review. 💕

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Post by az+12_4 » 13 Jul 2018, 00:34

Author has beautifully penned down her story of depression and her journey of fighting the depression.Depression had hit many people and definitely this book will help them.😊

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Post by Shrabastee » 13 Jul 2018, 00:35

Wow! The subject matter resonated with me deeply. This would be my first book where the author frankly talks about depression and the eventual healing. I believe this is going to be a read of a lifetime for many of us who, no matter whether we admit it or not, actually suffer from depression. Thanks for the review!

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Post by Karencantley1 » 13 Jul 2018, 00:40

An interesting and somewhat inspirational story centred around the toll that depression takes on those who suffer from it as well as those around them. It will appeal to many.

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Post by Priyanka_bhowmick » 13 Jul 2018, 00:43

It's My Party by Jeannette Watson...is really heart touching story ...in present world mental illness or depression is one of the biggest problems...the author was also suffering that...and in this story, we can see how Jeannette Watson suffers that and how she came out from it... I really love this story

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Post by dragonet07 » 13 Jul 2018, 00:46

This person's life sounds interesting and like an important read for understanding depression. However, if the depression really radiates from the book like you said, I don't know if I'm emotionally able to handle it. I won't entirely write it off, but I'll have to be in a certain mood in order to read it. Thank you for the helpful review.
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Post by Gracie777 » 13 Jul 2018, 00:48

I love confessional works so much for the lessons they hold. Depression has become so-so common and I would love to learn how Jeannette overcame the battle and the path she took to spiritual healing. I also love that you call it relatable. Thank you, your review is quite eloquent and a breath of fresh air too. (I had to look up a few words from the dictionary, but am not complaining!)

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Post by cristinaro » 13 Jul 2018, 00:49

It must have been quite a challenge for Jeanette to grow up in a famous family by the side of many siblings Was depression the reason why her first marriage fell apart? What triggered her mental breakdown? How did she become a spiritual healer? There are many answers I could only get if I read the book. Thanks for your review.
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Post by Misha_17 » 13 Jul 2018, 00:55

I seldom read autobiographies, and I never heard of her. Even though this is the case, author makes it a point to be as real as possible in her storytelling, which I found a bit entertaining. A must read for fans of this genre, but not for me.

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Post by klwoodford » 13 Jul 2018, 00:58

Depression is so insidious. I think books, or any media really, that sheds light on it is worth looking in to. The more we talk about it, the more people suffering realize they aren't alone. Thank you for the review.

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Post by truebookaddict » 13 Jul 2018, 00:58

I'm not a big reader of memoirs, but it does sound like the author has had an interesting life and that her story could be helpful to those who suffer from depression. Depression is definitely a disease and it seems to be genetically connected, passed on from one generation to another. Sad fact. Thanks for your insightful review!
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Post by Roland2426 » 13 Jul 2018, 01:08

Good review and a nice piece of work from the author(Jeannette Watson “it's my part”). The book( it's my party)gives an insight on how the rich also cry and that,sickness does not respect any social class. It affect both the rich and poor.

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Post by Jo+m » 13 Jul 2018, 01:10

Depression and mental health is something I read about anytime anyday. This is a wonderous piece of work. It is so amazing how the author shares her story. This is something that affects people globally and it's a piece everyone should try.

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