When I originally requested Becoming by Michelle Obama from the library I was something like 500 in the queue. So I figured it was going to be one I might not check off my 2019 books list. Then I got the notice that it was in while I was out of town. I immediately asked Nolan to grab it from the library!

Becoming: Amazon Description

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms. Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same.

My Review

Becoming was so well written! I loved learning more about Michelle’s background and reading the courtship between her and Barack. Like Sisters First, your political stance won’t effect your enjoyment of this book. Highly recommend!