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Will | Will Smith
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One of the most dynamic and globally recognized entertainment forces of our time opens up fully about his life, in a brave and inspiring book that traces his learning curve to a place where outer success, inner happiness, and human connection are aligned. Along the way, Will tells the story in full of one of the most amazing rides through the worlds of music and film that anyone has ever had. Will Smiths transformation from a fearful child in a tense West Philadelphia home to one of the biggest rap stars of his era and then one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood history, with a string of box office successes that will likely never be broken, is an epic tale of inner transformation and outer triumph, and Will tells it astonishingly well. But it's only half the story. Will Smith thought, with good reason, that he had won at life: not only was his own success unparalleled, his whole family was at the pinnacle of the entertainment world. Only they didn't see it that way: they felt more like star performers in his circus, a seven-days-a-week job they hadn't signed up for. It turned out Will Smith's education wasn't nearly over. This memoir is the product of a profound journey of self-knowledge, a reckoning with all that your will can get you and all that it can leave behind. Written with the help of Mark Manson, author of the multi-million-copy bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Will is the story of how one person mastered his own emotions, written in a way that can help everyone else do the same. Few of us will know the pressure of performing on the world's biggest stages for the highest of stakes, but we can all understand that the fuel that works for one stage of our journey might have to be changed if we want to make it all the way home. The combination of genuine wisdom of universal value and a life story that is preposterously entertaining, even astonishing, puts Will the book, like its author, in a category by itself. Its easy to maneuver the material world once you have conquered your own mind. I believe that. Once you've learned the terrain of your own mind, every experience, every emotion, every circumstance, whether positive or negative, simply propels you forward, to greater growth and greater experience. That is true will. To move forward in spite of anything. And to move forward in a way that brings others with you, rather than leave them behind. Will Smith
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BookNerd9906
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Oh my gosh! Is Will Smith famous? If you didn‘t know before, you definitely will after reading this memoir. I listened to the audiobook, and in typical Will Smith fashion it was entertaining. I did enjoy it, and while he spent a lot of time tooting his own horn, he was also authentic and vulnerable. Overall a pick. #bigjunereadathon @Clwojick

Clwojick Hah! Why I am not shocked that he would be rooting his own horn? Lol 8h
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TheBookWorm29
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This book should definitely be enjoyed as an audiobook. It was incredible! It made 17 hours feel like a breeze. Will is the ultimate entertainer. I felt like we were best friends by the end of it. Praying for him to truly heal, I have a deeper understanding of his emotions and his desire to protect after listening.

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Kgaudiuso
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Did not think I was going to enjoy this book as much as I did! I loved how it felt like a conversation between myself and Will Smith. It felt authentic and real, and I learned so much about him that I found super interesting.

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DieAReader
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#BookNookBuddies2022 #BookSpinBingo

An interesting read. I enjoyed the audiobook very much. I‘d recommend for sure.

CoverToCoverGirl Another one off your TBR pile! 👏👏🧹🧹 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 1mo
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Smrloomis
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Huh. I finished this but *just barely*. I got the audio before the infamous slap and was looking forward to it. I don‘t think my feelings about his attack on Chris Rock actually affected my reading of this. Instead I think it just needed a lot of editing that it didn‘t get. Way too long. I would have rather read a biography of Jazzy Jeff. Oh well.

EvieBee LOL! Jazzy 😎 1mo
Smrloomis @EvieBee 😂 Yeah I was never a really big fan but he sounds like an interesting guy to hear more about 1mo
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tdrosebud
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The life up to this point of musician/ actor Will Smith. I learned a lot of things I never knew.
#nonfiction2022 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa #pantone2022colorchallenge @Clwojick

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Amiable
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Not sure how I feel about WHAT I read or how to fit any of it into the context of the now-infamous Oscar slap. And I‘m skeptical of Will Smith‘s take on some events because it differs from the public record. I feel sorry for Jada—it can‘t be easy navigating his giant ego. I don‘t like Will Smith any better for getting through this. But I have to say it was a helluva read. I couldn‘t put it down.

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Cinfhen Great review!!! #ScorchedEarth 😉I really loved the audio but after the slap incident I wonder how I‘d feel now about the book 🤷🏼‍♀️ 2mo
Amiable @Cinfhen Early in the book he talks about the time he discovered his high school girlfriend had cheated on him, and he trashes her mom‘s house on his way out. His quote: “I knew I had to do something violent to punctuate my departure.” That made me cringe. 2mo
HOTPock3tt I enjoyed this book too. I read it before the slap… I wonder how I would feel too afterwards 2mo
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squirrelbrain Great review! I was more than halfway through this at the time of ‘the slap‘ and I nearly bailed. It was really interesting to put it into a different context. 2mo
Amiable @squirrelbrain @HOTPock3tt I almost canceled my library hold on it after the Oscars, but decided to give it a go anyway. (edited) 2mo
CoverToCoverGirl Great review! Was never a fan of him or his movies. He actions clearly speak volumes and volumes to his character. 1mo
Amiable @CoverToCoverGirl I do love the first “Men in Black” movie, although that has nothing to do with Will Smith and everything to do with Tommy Lee Jones! 😀 1mo
BeaG I loved this one. The audiobook was excellent. 1mo
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Amiable
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I mean, everyone brings two hardcovers and a fully stocked iPad with them to wait for service at the car dealership, right? 🤷🏻‍♀️

Lindy Of course 2mo
Kimbono YES! 2mo
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Tamra Be prepared! 2mo
EvieBee Always! 😉🤣 2mo
MoonWitch94 Yes. Absolutely yes. #bookwormproblems 2mo
ncsufoxes I‘m going to be curious to see what you think about Hell of a Book & Ancestor Trouble. They are both sitting in my to buy cart. They both sound good but I have too many to read right now. But always good to have future prospects lined up 2mo
Amiable @ncsufoxes I‘m about 100 pages into “Hell of a Book” and thoroughly enjoying it. About 140 pages into “Ancestor Trouble” and finding it a bit of a slog. Not enough that I won‘t finish it, but I‘m not in a huge hurry to pick it back up every time I put it down. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 2mo
Suet624 Hell of a book was great! 2mo
CoverToCoverGirl ✔️✔️✔️🙂 1mo
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TheDaysGoBy
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I listened to this one on audio (as I usually do in the case of celeb memoirs/biographies because I find it much more entertaining hearing them read it). I always loved Will Smith and he told a lot of stories I had never heard before. It was interesting getting a read on his philosophy on life. The audio was a highly entertaining experience and I recommend going that route

LoverOfLearning This is on my shelf legit staring at me haha begging me to read it! ha 2mo
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Interesting timing for me to listen to this shortly after the infamous slap. I only knew him as the fresh prince of bel air so it was interesting to learn more about his career and almost insatiable drive to succeed. #book66of2022

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MysticFaerie
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4⭐/5⭐

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Lizthewiz
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I enjoyed this audiobook, especially being narrated by Will Smith himself. Definitely recommend.

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tphil10283
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I don‘t usually go for books about entertainers but recent events brought this to my attention. It‘s a very thought provoking and honest look at life at the top.

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Addison_Reads
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After the Oscars, I almost cancelled my hold on this one, but I'm glad I didn't. I wasn't blown away by it, but I did enjoy the stories and his openness about himself.

I definitely do not condone his outburst at the Oscars. However, having read this I understand more of what might have pushed him to act that way. Like all of us he's a flawed individual with lots to work on to be a better person.

LoverOfLearning This is sitting on my shelf.... legit staring at me. HA I guess I still need to read it! 2mo
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Enchanted_Bibliophile
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#BookSpinBingo for March 🤩
With all the free spaces I managed to get one bingo! 🎉. Finished my #BookSpin (Will) and my #DoubleSpin (Broken Ground) and 4 more books.

Not bad, but not my best.

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TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Fantastic month!!! 3mo
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Yahui07
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Thought about quitting this book after the Oscar event but then voted against it so I finished this book but did not enjoy it very much.
This is a good lesson that don‘t easily believe in what people say (and write) and don‘t blindly worship someone because of what he/she said because what matters is what they do. Especially no one is flawless. That said thank this book for introducing me the poet “I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day”.

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squirrelbrain
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An interesting time to be reading this book, in the context of the Oscars. I was really enjoying it, and about two thirds in, when Sunday happened. I was so disappointed that I nearly bailed, but listened to the end.

Two interesting points come out of this. Firstly, his constant refrain that he has always felt like a coward that he didn‘t protect his Mum from his Dad‘s abuse. Secondly, when his daughter shaved her head as he wasn‘t ⬇️

squirrelbrain …listening to her when she had had enough of the music business after Whip My Hair. He definitely comes across as not listening to *anyone*. A lot of what initially came across as kind of charmingly honest of his shortcomings now just seems a bit self obsessed but also blind to everything around him. 3mo
ravenlee I didn‘t see the slap but can‘t avoid the coverage. I find it telling that he contextualized his act of “protection” by claiming Jada - “my wife.” It seemed a very self-centered action rather than…chivalrous? Interestingly, I‘ve yet to see any articles about Jada and her own reaction to the whole thing. 3mo
AmyG I had this book stacked but now I won‘t be reading it. He acted, wrongly, on impulse. Just makes me wonder. I hope he gets the help he needs. @ravenlee Good point. I saw her make a “rolling eye” face when Rock said it. Smith seemed more outraged than she did. Instead of comforting her he made a display of his anger. (edited) 3mo
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squirrelbrain @ravenlee @AmyG - you‘re both so right. In another part of the book, Will organises Jada‘s 40th birthday party and says it needed to be ‘small enough for her, but big enough for him‘….so not her birthday party then?! The Oscar‘s thing wasn‘t about Jada, it was all about Will. 3mo
AmyG @squirrelbrain Agreed. And yet he will be remembered for his action not his achievement. 3mo
ravenlee @squirrelbrain @AmyG exactly. It fits right in with the whole “she‘s somebody‘s daughter/sister/wife/mother” instead of “she‘s somebody.” I doubt he would have cared at all if it was directed at anybody who wasn‘t “his,” and therefore a reflection of him. 3mo
Sharpeipup Having just read this book which ends with his spiritual journey, I was really shocked by the slap. My heart goes out to Jada. 3mo
BarbaraBB Great observations. I haven‘t read the book but only the person you describe fits the image of the man who slapped better than the fun guy I thought he was. 3mo
Cathythoughts Yes , interesting you were reading this just now 👍👍 3mo
Caroline2 I‘m not angry, I‘m just disappointed ☹️ 3mo
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vivastory
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Texreader Hmmm. I‘m not watching and now you have me super curious 3mo
vivastory @Texreader Will Smith walked on stage and punched Chris Rock for making a joke. (edited) 3mo
vivastory @Texreader In the face 3mo
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Texreader @vivastory Whoa!!! Like a real punch? 3mo
vivastory Yeah...not staged at all. He didn't seriously injure him, but still... 3mo
vivastory @Texreader It appears it was a slap, not a punch. Regardless, it was physical violence. Not cool. 3mo
TheBookHippie His wife has acopia. I understand the anger not the action. His apology was something… just 🤯 the whole thing. 3mo
DebinHawaii It looked like a pretty hard slap. That was crazy! @TheBookHippie I agree! 🤯 3mo
TheBookHippie @Texreader He has dug at her for a long time and to mock a woman -especially a Black Woman -about her hair is abusive. So I get the protective anger. Just not the action. He did recognise it and apologise but 🤯just wow . 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I just watched the clip and wow!! 😮 3mo
Leftcoastzen I was watching Bridgerton , I went to Twitter to see unedited clip.geez. 3mo
marleed I am shocked. Very bad joke but an even worse immediate reaction. I don‘t think the apology was particularly cool either - he seemed to compare Chris Rock to the devil. I‘m not particularly impressed by the Academy either - the world witnessed an assault while the band played on. 3mo
vivastory @marleed Definitely a bad joke but Will Smith's reaction was toxic masculinity IMO. It'll be interesting to see if anything happens as a result. 3mo
keithmalek Fuck that. I would've hit him too. 3mo
Megabooks The whole thing was 🍌👖 just crazy! (edited) 3mo
vivastory @Megabooks Right?! 3mo
Branwen Watching it was very triggering! The joke was awful and shouldn't have been made, but his reaction was absolutely an example of toxic masculinity. And he didn't even get reprimanded? He just sat back down like it was okay? How many people watching that just received validation that violence is an appropriate response? Scary stuff. 3mo
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Erynecki
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I haven‘t seen many Will Smith films, which makes this a strange pick for me. About a quarter of the way through I thought about bailing. I don‘t love the story structure, but enjoyed the crazy and outrageous stories of Smith‘s life. While I didn‘t love the book's structure, the uniquely Will Smith experiences made it worthwhile.

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janerzy
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The last couple of chapters are the gem. Will was so open, honest, and real about his struggles off the big screen between family and success, and the journey finding what love really means…

Audio book is also the way to do it, if you wanna hear him rap, sing, and imitate various people he encountered in his life!

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keys_on_fire
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As many others have said, this was one of the best audiobooks I have ever listened to! Will reads, and there are snips of his hits interspersed as he takes us past those moments in the timeline. I bought the book because there are so many great quotes that I wanted to have easier access. Learning about how he got there and the choices he made was fascinating.

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Fammybooks
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I love this book. I love this book so much that I bought myself a copy of the hardback. This book is so inspirational and motivating. I liked hearing Will‘s struggles and realizations through his own life. The #audiobook is probably one of the best audiobooks I‘ve listened to in my lifetime.

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Fammybooks
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I just started this #audiobook last night, and listening to Will Smith read his own book is quite a gem.

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Enchanted_Bibliophile
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#BookSpinBingo board for March 🤩 looks like an easy one.

📗#BookSipn - Will
📙#DoubleSpin - Broken Ground

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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 4mo
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IndoorDame
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It took me a couple chapters to get into this audiobook. There were definitely sections where I was wondering what all the hype was about, and thinking maybe this just isn‘t for me, and then I‘d hit sections where I‘d be completely consumed by Will‘s story. I learned a lot about him, his family, and his career that I didn‘t know before, and overall I‘m definitely glad I read this one! #Nonfiction2022 #ImAdventurous @Riveted_Reader_Melissa

KristiAhlers This is on my TBR bookcase! 4mo
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Zuhkeeyah
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PSA: read as an audiobook! I have no idea who told me to do so but I am so glad I listened (pun intended). Y‘all. This was an experience. He sang, he rapped, he mimicked each voice (Will Smith‘s Arnold Schwarzenegger impression had me rolling…at work). Was this full of important life lessons? Not really. Did I have a great time? 100% yes. His natural gift for comedy combined with luck and hard work has led to an impressive list of hit movies. ⬇️

Zuhkeeyah I appreciated him being open about his struggles off screen. Not with drugs or alcohol, but finding that perfect balance of family and success. He was real and honest. (edited) 4mo
BiblioLitten This would definitely be better in audio. 4mo
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Carolyn11215
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I‘ve always had respect for his acting chops, but now I have immense respect for the man behind the scenes as well. Fabulous autobiography. There‘s a lot of “there there” with Will Smith!

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The_Book_Ninja
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I wasn‘t a massive fan of Will the rapper, as a DJ myself back in the day, it was Jazzy Jeff who drew my interest. He was, & still is, one of the best scratch DeeJays & listening to his cuts was the reason to buy a Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince record. So, the first half of this book is good, charting the duo‘s rise to fame. The 2nd half (Hollywood years) is disappointing. His journey of self discovery was boring and lack of gossip was a let down

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I didn‘t realise, until I came to the last few pages of Will, that the manufacturer had put two dust jackets on this book😱

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1. Tagged
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3. She's Too Pretty to Burn by Wendy Heard

#WonderousWednesday @Eggs

Eggs Thanks for joining in 📚📚 5mo
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icarly21
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Currently reading. Has anyone read this one? I‘ve always been a fan of Will Smith so I‘m excited to read this.

flyyrobyn Lovely book cover! 5mo
LoverOfLearning Just ordered it! 5mo
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monalyisha
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Though I‘ve never thought of myself as a particular “fan” of Will Smith‘s, I‘ve enjoyed many of his movies. As a kid, I knew *all* the words to the Fresh Prince theme song, & my husband shares knowledge of the complete lyrics of Big Willie Style with his younger brother *&* his dad. In January, I learned that I could be happy listening to Will Smith talk for (almost) forever…which is fortunate because I spent 16hrs & 16minutes doing just that. 😅

CBee I still know all the words to the Fresh Prince theme 😂 5mo
monalyisha 1/3: This is a LONG memoir (& I think it could have been edited down a bit)…but Will Smith‘s had an eventful 50+ years! What‘s fortunate is that he also happens to be a pretty fucking stellar writer! He brought his writing full circle several times in super impressive & satisfying ways. He‘s thoughtful, contemplative, funny (obviously), &, for the most part, I didn‘t even find his boasting grating. It‘s okay to feel pride! (edited) 5mo
monalyisha 2/3: His relationship with his father is complicated & central (domestic abuse plays a part…but he never cut ties, & has a generosity of spirit that I don‘t know if I‘d be capable of). His history of romantic relationships is complex & full but not without real mistakes. His plumbing of his own psyche is admirable. He‘s a brutal Monopoly champion. AND, he wrote one of the best sermons (on Lazarus & universal magic) I have EVER heard! (edited) 5mo
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monalyisha 3/3: If you‘re going to read this, it‘s absolutely imperative that you listen to the audio. You‘d be doing yourself a *great* disservice to miss out on the rapping, piano pieces, voice impressions, & helicopter noises. I cannot stress that enough. Just as I‘m not sure he convinced me of his self-proclaimed status as “The Biggest Movie Star of All-Time,” this isn‘t The Greatest Memoir of All-Time…but it‘s really good! And I *thoroughly* enjoyed it. (edited) 5mo
monalyisha @CBee Oh, SAME. 👯‍♀️💯 5mo
Amiable You had me at “helicopter noises.“ 👍 (My son is a Marine helicopter pilot. 😃 ) 5mo
CBee @monalyisha and one of my more constant “earworms” is Gettin Jiggy With It 😂 (dances off into the sunset) 5mo
monalyisha @CBee I remember taking particular pleasure in the part in the MIB theme song when he says, “And make your neck work. Now, FREEZE…🎼” I also have a vivid memory of seeing Wild Wild West in theaters with my two best friends. We were the only 3 in the entire theater (not great for Will 😂) & we were literally dancing down the aisles. (edited) 5mo
CBee @monalyisha sounds like a perfect time to me and totally something I would‘ve done 😂 5mo
LoverOfLearning Hahaha i love this. Yes I agree his voice is soothing! I justed ordered my copy of the book! 5mo
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Phenomenal book! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

LoverOfLearning I. Want. To. Read. This. 5mo
TamTracy @LoverOfLearning 💕💕💕. Do it! 5mo
LoverOfLearning My BOTMs will be in the mail soon! Ordered that and Peach Blossom Spring for my pick this month !! They both sound incredible 5mo
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Will and his wife go to couples‘ therapy. They‘re given a piece of paper and asked to list their priorities, the most important one first. 👆🏼This is what Will wrote.
Even if you‘re that narcissistic, at least lie.

Actually, I think he did: He should have put “my career” at number 2

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@MidnightBookGirl , @kimmypete1 - my #swoonathon swap hits the mail to @StayCurious tomorrow

StayCurious Yours will be on its way tomorrow as well! I will post when it goes out🙂 5mo
Crazeedi Shelley is the blizzard this weekend headed your way?? If so please stay safe!! 5mo
ShelleyBooksie @Crazeedi - thank you for thinking of me! You are so sweet. They are calling for a snow bomb here. 5mo
Crazeedi @ShelleyBooksie oh no!! Take care my friend 5mo
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JenReadsAlot
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I thought this was pretty good. A bit bragging at times, but also honest.

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monalyisha
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I just want to laugh about the fact that I started Will Smith‘s memoir in 2021 & I‘m *still* listening to it. 😂

Don‘t get me wrong: it‘s delightful. But he‘ll never be accused of being succinct.

JenReadsAlot I'm listening to it too.... 5mo
monalyisha @JenReadsAlot I‘m getting close to being done! Just under 2 hours left. 😆 5mo
JenReadsAlot Me too! 5mo
jspoelker Just finished it! Yes, he is wordy but also compelling. Enjoy! 5mo
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jspoelker
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This vulnerable and unique journey from the streets of Philly to stardom is a reflection on standard life lessons and his personal reactions. As a reader we get to reminisce or be introduced to his iconic talent in music, tv, & movies. The audiobook provides clips of actual music and dialogue along with Will‘s famous quick whit, timing, and timber.

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Maybe I saw too many rave reviews and had a high expectation, but I thought it was only ok. There were some inspirational parts as he learned lessons about life and himself, but he also spent what felt like a loooong time talking about making Ali, which was a bit much. Lots of bragging. I don‘t like him any less than I did before, but I also don‘t like him any more. 🤷🏻‍♀️

Soubhiville Yep, I agree. 5mo
britt_brooke Agree …. actually, I panned it. 😂 The constant bragging killed me. 5mo
tjwill @britt_brooke Yeah, it was obnoxious to hear “I was the biggest movie star in the world” that many times. 🙄 5mo
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First book of #JoyousJanuary finished. I feel like he was incredibly honest. Yes, he loves to toot his own horn but he also admits some of his biggest mistakes. It gave me a different kind of respect for him! 🌟🌟🌟🌟✨ 4.5. 🎧

Andrew65 Brilliant 👏👏👏 5mo
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One of the best memoirs or autobiographies ever. Will seems to be transparent and vulnerable, sharing his journey of being human and having inner childhood issues that ran his life-like many of us if we‘re honest. If you thought about reading his book, it‘s a good one. Not because it‘s Will Smith, but because his soul is like ours. He wrote about being on a journey of spiritual transformation an interesting and complex subject.

PaperbackPirate Welcome to Litsy! Go to @LitsyWelcomeWagon for some links to helpful tips. 5mo
lostinwords I will. Thank you! @PaperbackPirate 5mo
TheRiehlDeal Welcome to Litsy! 🙂 This is one of nicest communities you‘ll ever be apart of. Glad to have you aboard! 5mo
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monalyisha
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1. And Then There Were Nuns - a memoir by Jane Christmas about exploring the cloistered life; & Will by Will Smith (audio). 2 memoirs at once! I never do that!

2. It was 9*F when I woke up this morning. Chilly day! 🥶

3. Currently, we‘re utilizing our Christmas gift from me: foot spas! Our tootsies are submerged in piping hot water & bubbles. And I‘m drinking a beer: Cloud Drop DIPA by Upper Pass Beer Co. Supremely helpful.

#WeekendReads

Laughterhp My phone told me today it was -13° with the windchill this morning! 5mo
monalyisha @Laughterhp SO not okay! 🙈 5mo
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Smrloomis
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Ok not sure when I‘m getting to this one but figured I‘d just give in now 😂 and get a copy

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2/150 At times I found his "humblebragging" annoying, but overall it was a fun, often hilarious, memoir. I'm a little older than Will, by 8 years, but I remember enjoying the Fresh Prince TV series. For me, his movies have been hit or miss. Smith confuses quantity for quality, box office receipts aren't everything. Men in Black II, Hancock, I Am Legend and I, Robot aren't good movies even if they opened no. 1 at the box office. 3 ❄❄❄ .75

Lizpixie Nice work!🙌 6mo
Reggie AND he turned down the Matrix!!! 6mo
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Clwojick 🔥Way to go! 6mo
RamsFan1963 @Reggie I'm glad he did, I think it would have been a very different movie with him as Neo. If I'm not mistaken, he decided to do mega turkey Wild Wild West instead of The Matrix. Funny how he doesn't mention that decision lol 6mo
Sharpeipup The humblebragging was tough but he did own up to his ego problems towards the end. 6mo
RamsFan1963 @Sharpeipup Very true, he could at times be brutally honest about his flaws and mental issues. 6mo
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Will | Will Smith
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Wow what a story about this man's lifem. I am glad I listened to this as it was narrated by Will himself. A lot of self reflection went into this book and it was very thought provoking. Would recommend.

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RamsFan1963
Will | Will Smith
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1. Reading goal is 150 books (I read 148 in 2021), all the readathons I can cover, more audiobooks, more nonfiction.
2. Perseverance
3. Tagged. Yes for the most part. Sometimes Will gets a little too "humblebrag" for me, but overall I've enjoyed it.
Thanks for the tag @TheRiehlDeal
@MoonWitch94 #thoughtfulthursday

BiblioLitten A lot of people‘s 2022 words start with P. 6mo
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