Book Review | Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between

Talking as Fast as I Can
Talking as Fast as I Can

Yes, I am a fan of the Gilmore Girls.  I watched the first show when it was on TV and then later I watched the whole thing through on Netflix just to make sure I had not missed any episodes when it was on TV.

Later I found out that Lauren Graham had written a book, not this book.  A book called Someday, Someday, Maybe.  I was reading a post online (I forget where) and the author was writing about the best audiobooks to listen to and how great it is when the author of the book actually does the audio part as well.  After reading that article I found Someday, Someday, Maybe on audio at my local library and grabbed it.

I really enjoyed that audiobook and realized that Ms. Graham has a real talent for storytelling.  Fast forward a few months and I hear the news that a new Gilmore Girls will be launching.  I was disappointed to discover that it was more of a miniseries, with only 4 episodes.  But at least they did something, and I enjoyed that too.  It seemed to me that it was just enough to wet our appetites, but not enough to quench them.  Really too bad.

Lauren Graham
Lauren Graham from Flickr User: Genevieve

But, reading Someday, Someday, Maybe and watching the new Gilmore Girls on Netflix lead me to of course want to read Ms. Graham’s new book, Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between.  I thought this was going to be a biography of sorts, but it really just focused on what it was like to film the first Gilmore Girls and then when it was done how much she missed it.  It could have been called the book about Gilmore Girls with a really long title.

She says she was very excited to film the new mini-series with Netflix and talks a lot about that project as well.  But again, I was kinda hoping it was going to read more like a biography where we get to learn a little more about Ms. Graham.  Although, it wasn’t like that we still get her witty attitude and funny jokes.  It was a very enjoyable read and as a fan of the show a win for this reader.  I felt this book earned 4 out of 5 stars.  Dinged one only because I wanted it to be more biography.

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