Mommywood by Tori Spelling

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If you thought Tinseltown was tough...

Tori Spelling might have grown up with everything a girl could wish for, but these days she's just another suburban working mom...whose toddler regularly recognizes her in the pages of Us Weekly. Welcome to Mommywood, where the stars are two feet tall and your neighbors know who you are before you move in.

Like most parents, Tori wants her children to have the one thing she didn't have as a kid -- a normal family. On their hit Oxygen reality show, Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood, the starlet and her husband Dean McDermott regularly wrestle dirty diapers, host the neighborhood block party, and tackle temper tantrums on the red carpet. But when the cameras aren't rolling, Tori's still having awkward run-ins with a former 90210 costar at a laser tag birthday party, scooping rogue poo out of the kiddie pool on a resort vacation, and racing to win back her pre-baby body before the media starts calling her fat. For all her suburban fantasies, Tori Spelling is no June Cleaver.

With the same down-to-earth wit that made her entertaining memoir sTORI telling a #1 New York Times bestseller, Tori tells the hilarious and humbling stories of life as a mom in the limelight. From learning to be the kind of parent her own mother never was to revealing what it's like to raise a family while everyone is watching, Mommywood is an irresistible snapshot of celebrity parenthood that you won't get from the paparazzi.
 

About Tori Spelling

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Tori Spelling is an actress whose career spans theater, television, and film. She’s received critical praise for her work in such independent films as Trick and The House of Yes. She both starred in and executive produced the comedy series So NoTORIous on VH1 and the popular reality series Tori & Dean: Inn Love on the Oxygen channel. She lives with her husband and four children in Los Angeles.
 
Published March 28, 2009 by Gallery Books. 256 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Entertainment Weekly

Tori explains that ''my mother and I have a difficult (at times publicly so) relationship — when we have a relationship at all.'' Candy declares that ''it's fine if [Tori] wants her own reality show or wants to write books.

Apr 08 2009 | Read Full Review of Mommywood

Suite 101

Actor, writer, comedian and author Simon Pegg chronicles his journey from "small child to big kid" in a sparkling, funny and poiniant memoir.

May 08 2009 | Read Full Review of Mommywood

Zimbio

Fans of Tori Spelling, or those curious about how a mother juggling Hollywood looking fabulous on the red carpet, wearing high heels, and get children to eat and sleep would be thrilled the new book by Tori Spelling.

Apr 01 2012 | Read Full Review of Mommywood

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