Book Review #85- A Work In Progress by Connor Franta

Rate from 1-10: 10!!

Reason: This book was a memoir by Connor Franta, a Youtuber(one of my faves!) and he had very encouraging advice throughout the whole book. I would suggest buying this book (not only because the cover looks really good) because whenever you are feeling out of it, you can just read a chapter (the chapters aren’t that long) and have a big ‘ol smile on your face!

Summary (from Simon and Schuster) :

In this intimate memoir of life beyond the camera, Connor Franta shares the lessons he has learned on his journey from small-town boy to Internet sensation—so far. Here, Connor offers a look at his Midwestern upbringing as one of four children in the home and one of five in the classroom; his struggles with identity, body image, and sexuality in his teen years; and his decision to finally pursue his creative and artistic passions in his early twenties, setting up his thrilling career as a YouTube personality, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and tastemaker.

Exploring his past with insight and humor, his present with humility, and his future with hope, Connor reveals his private struggles while providing heartfelt words of wisdom for young adults. His words will resonate with anyone coming of age in the digital era, but at the core is a timeless message for people of all ages: don’t be afraid to be yourself and to go after what you truly want.

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