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I love Andrew Rannells This is a heartfelt touching and funny memoir A funny and ndearing memoir of this Broadway starAndrew Rannells leaves Omaha in 1997 to head to New York City because he has big dreams His sights are set on Broadway We already know he makes it there and this humorous candid book takes us along on Rannells journey from his teenage years to Broadway and all the stops in between In his 20s when he hits NYC Rannells takes advantage of all the bright lights art friends and parties the city has to offer It s no SECRET RANNELLS MAKES HIS BROADWAY DREAM Rannells makes his Broadway dream true at 26 years old and he boldly shares the auditions along the way that didn t go so well He puts the not so perfect side out there to let the reader know it wasn t asy to make it but it was always worthwhile This book is SO funny without trying too hard I loved the tone of Rannells narration his connection to his family his love for the city that never sleeps and his growth in very aspect he xplored with such honesty Too Much Is Not Enough is a uick and inspiring read one that will leave a spring in your step and a song in your heart thanks to multi talented Andrew Rannells I received a complimentary copy in your heart thanks to multi talented Andrew Rannells I received a complimentary copy opinions are my own My reviews can also be found on my blog wwwjennifertarheelreadercom ALL THE STARS FOR A STAR This was absolutely EVERYTHING a memoir should be BravoAndrew Rannaells grew up in Omaha far from the glittering lights of Broadway but he always felt he was meant for the stage He felt a pull for a life outside of Nebraska and throwing caution to the wind made that happen for himselfThis witty and candid memoir follows Rannells from his arly days of community theater through his first days in NYC his attempt at college friendships turbulent relationships successes and losses Along the way you feel drawn in like you are of a friend than a readerI really njoyed this I giggled a lot From the star of Broadway's The Book of Mormon and HBO's Girls the heartfelt and hilarious coming of age memoir of a Midwestern boy surviving bad auditions bad relationships and some really bad highlights as he chases his dreams in New York City When Andrew Rannells arrived in New York City from Omaha in 1997 he like many saw the city as a chance to break free To start over To transform the fiercely ambitious but sexually confused teenager he saw in the mirror into the Broadway leading man of his dreams In Too Much Is Not Enoug. ,
Shed a few tears I learned some things felt inspired and ven a bit jealous at times I mean he had an apartment he designed to be just like Carrie Bradshaw s How could I not be a wee bit jealous of thatI would definitely recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of Andrew s work or ven people just looking to read something about a boy from Nebraska taking on the world and against all odds crushing it Thank you so much the world and against all odds crushing it Thank you so much the publisher Crown Archetype for providing me with a copy of this book to read and review I had so much fun with it and appreciate the opportunity 45 stars But here is something I discovered uickly about ambition and achieving your dreams Once you taste it you want Andrew Rannells star of The Book of Morman and Girls writes an atypical memoir about his life and struggles in his pre famous years In his memoir he wanted to mphasize the struggles he went through because These missing years were messy and confusing and filled with uestionable choices and for a long time I was happy to omit them But I realize now just how much happened during that period of my life a time when I was The Shadow Reader excited and terrified on a daily basis about what the future held for me We start with Rannells childhood a typical and idyllic time in Omaha Nebraska He did try out and perform in just aboutvery nearby theater he always knew that he wanted to be a and perform in just about Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies every nearby theater he always knew that he wanted to be a We hear about his successes and losses and how they all shaped his childhoodHe unapologetically coversvery moment of his teenage years from his coming out My family was mostly what s the best way to say this Not shocked I knew all the words to Grease 2 by the time I was six To his first time So much pressure was put on this moment I was supposed to love him right I was supposed to feel something but I didn t I felt shame and reliefI felt in control and out of control To leaving Omaha for college in New York I shut the door and H Rannells takes us on the journey of a twentysomething hungry to xperience verything new friends wild nights great art standing ovations And at the heart of his hunger lies a powerful drive to reconcile the boy he was and the man he might have been with the man he wants to be As Rannells reveals how he merged these Andrews into the one who made his Broadway debut at 26 he also shares stories from his path to the Great White Way from horrible auditions and behind the curtain romances to the xhilaration of landing his first

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Ocked it behind me And then I cried I cried like I had never cried in my life This was my dream moving to New YORK AND STARTING MY LIFE AS and starting my life as adult and it was horrible Along the way we hear about the auditions and the plays he manages to snag Never a big part but always something to keep him going from small time gigs to summer Never a big part but always something to keep him going from small time gigs to summer to ven touring as part of Pokemon Live I m not proud to say this but I will admit it Pokemon Live was the first time I xperienced a blackout from drinking And throughout all of this Rannells keeps close to his premise always talking about his plans and his goals ven when he felt like he would never reach them This plan had to work Why wouldn t it All my other plans had worked Now I just had to wait Overall I really njoyed this oneI loved the sheer nthusiasm and xcitement intermingled with the realism of what it felt like to strike it out in his own He does go into uite a bit of detail regarding the plays which I only knew about in passing and I really appreciate that while he writes for the theater audience that he does not leave us non theater geeks on the wayside The author has a fabulous sense of humor and his tone was just right I loved all the tidbits of #advice the author shared throughout the book hilarious If you walk into a theater and there is free wine consider it #the author shared throughout the book hilarious If you walk into a theater and there is free wine consider it preemptive apology And above all I loved the author s connection to family I mphasized so much with the author s Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling experience it felt so real and honest I had been so focused on creating my own life in New York that it hadn t occurred to me that my family s lives were all continuing without me I really think the author managed to capture a generation This one was truly well written and I m so glad to have read it With thanks to the publisher and the author for a free copy inxchange for an honest reviewYouTube Blog Instagram Twitter Snapchat mirandareads Happy Reading. Ig in Hairspray and the heartbreaking death of his father at the height of his ascent Along the way Rannells learns that you never really leave your past or your family behind; that the most painful and perversely motivating jobs are the ones you almost get; and that sometimes the most unforgettable nights are marked not by the hot clubs you danced at but by the recap over diner food after Filled with candor and humor Too Much Is Not Enough is an ntertaining look at love loss and the powerful forces that determine who we becom. Too Much Is Not Enough A Memoir of Fumbling Toward Adulthood