Monday, July 31, 2017

Love, Ellen: A Mother/Daughter Journey by Betty DeGeneres

Love, Ellen: A Mother/Daughter Journey by Betty DeGeneres, 366 pages

In this touching memoir, Ellen's mother, Betty DeGeneres recounts her life story including her marriages and raising Ellen and her brother as a single mother.  Betty had no idea Ellen was a Lesbian until it was revealed to her in 1978.  So, for the next 20 years, Ellen's Mother helped conceal her secret until Ellen was ready to reveal it to the world.  This book is such a heartfelt story of how Ellen's mother has stood by her through her journey to become a famous comedienne and onto becoming one of the most famous talk show hosts in the world.  To read the struggles Ellen's Mother faced throughout her own life brings to light why Ellen is the remarkable human being she is.  This is a great read for all mothers and daughters!

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