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272 pages; Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown and Company

Because we all want to be Tina Fey when we grow up.

There's only one essay in the world (also known as "The Mother's Prayer for Its Daughter") that can explain why your mother was—and is—the way she was. And why you are—and were—the way you are. And make you wince, laugh and cry all at the same time.
— Leigh Newman