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Not be enough With refreshing candor a deep well of empathy and her signature desire to understand “the thing behind the thing” Corrigan swings between meditations on life with a preoccupied husband and two mercurial teenage daughters to profound observations on love and lossWith the streetwise ever relatable voice that defines Corrigan’s work Tell Me More is a moving and meaningful take on the power of the right words at the right moment to change everythi. Other reviewers have described this book as being like a conversation with a friend Yes But it s that friend who dominates the conversations and jumps from topic to topic none of which are interesting to you At all After reading almost half the book I just couldn t waste any time And I am completely bewildered by all the 5 star reviews

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Tell Me More Stories about the 12 Hardest Things I'm Learning to Say

It’s a crazy idea trying to name the phrases that make love and connection possible But that’s just what Kelly Corrigan has set out to do here In her New York Times bestselling memoirs Corrigan distilled our core relationships to their essences showcasing a warm easy storytelling style Now in Tell Me More she’s back with a deeply personal unfailingly honest and often hilarious examination of the essential phrases that turn the wheel of lifeIn “I Don’t. Kelly I cried I laughed I met you years ago you wouldn t remember but I do While listening to you read your book I felt drained of speech what else is there to say other than you filled my heart profoundly with laughter sadness and love At times I hated that I loved your book as much as I did It hurt but somehow I m guessing you might say I know Thank you Sincerelythank you F ck a review I just want to say THANK YOU and probably could never say it enough Thank you for sharing your dad Liz your family yourself your humanity An Audiobook listener that is deeply moved

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Know” Corrigan wrestles to make peace with uncertainty whether it’s over invitations that never came or a friend’s agonizing infertility In “No” she admires her mother’s ability to set boundaries and her liberating willingness to be unpopular In “Tell Me More” a facialist named Tish teaches her something important about listening And in “I Was Wrong” she comes clean about her disastrous role in a family fight and explains why saying sorry may. Hold me nowIt s hard for me to say I m sorryI just want you to knowHold me nowI really want to tell you I m sorryI could never let you go After all that we ve been throughI will make it up to youI promise toAnd after all that s been said and doneYou re just the part of me I can t let go Hard to Say I m SorryChicago Songwriters David Foster Peter CeteraTwelve essays based on twelve phrases that we use to connect with others to share our thoughts and feelings to recognize the thoughts and feelings of others It s Like This Tell Me More I Don t Know I Know No Yes I Was Wrong Good Enough I Love You No Words at All Onward This Is ItI haven t read anything by Kelly Corrigan before I d forgotten I d even seen her name before reading about this book but this was a book that a few of my Goodreads friends had rated highly and had written reviews that spoke to me And so I checked my library got on the waiting list figuring it would be months before I ever had an opportunity to read this and then yesterday saw that this and another book I d added to my wait list were available for me I began reading Tell Me More this morning and was completely pulled into this reflection on life on personal emotional pain on love and on the things we say to those we love in anger or out of our own pain In the beginning essay It s Like This Corrigan relays what started out as an average day before anyone was awake anyway a morning sixty eights days after the death of her father with two daughters in the midst of puberty fighting over a tee shirt A little thing that turns into a much bigger event This forgetting this slide into smallness this irritability and shame this disorienting grief It s like this Minds don t rest they reel and wander and fixate and roll back and reconsider because it s like this having a mind Hearts don t idle they swell and constrict and break and forgive and behold because it s like this having a heart Lives don t last they thrill and confound and circle and overflow and disappear because it s like this having a lifeThese felt so real these feelings she shared it was so easy to slip into her thoughts her life and even though her personal battles may not be the same as mine her sharing these honest and personal stories of her life made this feel like a series of personal talks or perhaps even letters or emails from a close personal friend than from a woman I ve never met I Love You had me reaching for tissues but it was Onward that took my breath away Still there isn t one of these that I would recommend anyone skip over they are all worth reading and each is heartfelt and personal and also feels very real Many thanks to the Public Library system and the many Librarians that manage organize and keep it running for the loan of this book


10 thoughts on “Tell Me More Stories about the 12 Hardest Things I'm Learning to Say

  1. says:

    Kelly I cried I laughed I met you years ago you wouldn’t remember but I do While listening to you read your book I felt drained of speech what else is there to say other than you filled my heart profoundly with laughter sadness and love At times I hated that I loved your book as much as I did‘It hurt’ but somehow I’m guessing you might say“I know” Thank you Sincerelythank you F#ck a review I just want to say THANK YOU and pro

  2. says:

    What a beautiful poignant and moving book Reading this book is like sitting down with a good friend and chatting

  3. says:

    I had never heard of Kelly Corrigan But I was encouraged to read this book of personal essays when I saw GR friend JanB’s lovely review that described reading Tell Me More as sitting down to talk with a close friend At the

  4. says:

    ” Hold me nowIt's hard for me to say I'm sorryI just want you to knowHold me nowI really want to tell you I'm sorryI could never let you go“After all that we've been throughI will make it up to youI promise toAnd after all that's been said and doneYou're just the part of me I can't let go” Hard to Say I’m SorryChicago Songwriters David Foster Peter CeteraTwelve essays based on twelve phrases that we use to connec

  5. says:

    Reality always comes dressed in a point of view try as we might to lay it bare From the Author’s NoteThis was my introduction to Kelly Corrigan a writer deemed as the ‘poet laureate of the ordinary’ and I can attest to not only her extraordinary writing but also her ability to tell a good story often moving me from laughter to tears and always landing me suarely in introspection With genuine heart humor and an un

  6. says:

    The subtitle of this book is “Stories about the 12 Hardest Things I’m Learning to Say” and her chapter hea

  7. says:

    Sometimes there just aren’t enough stars

  8. says:

    All of Kelly Corrigan’s books have been winnersHere is another oneRead this book alone just for the chapter

  9. says:

    Other reviewers have described this book as being like a conversation with a friend Yes But it's that friend who dominates the conversations and jumps from topic to topic none of which are interesting to you At all After reading almost half the book I just couldn't waste any time And I am completely bewildered by all the 5 star reviews

  10. says:

    I tried to like it but it just smacks of self absorbed middle aged white lady Meh