TITLE: Act Like You Got Some Sense: And Other Things My Daughters Taught Me by Jamie Foxx
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Release Date: October 19th, 2021 by Grand Central Publishing; Hachette Audio
Format: Audiobook (5 hrs and 47 mins); Paperback (240 Pages)
Narrator: Jamie Foxx, the man himself
Genre: Biography, Humor, Inspirational
Blurb: Jamie Foxx has won an Academy Award and a Grammy Award, laughed with sitting presidents, and partied with the biggest names in hip-hop. But he is most proud of his role as father to two very independent young women, Corinne and Anelise. Jamie might not always know what he’s doing when it comes to raising girls-especially when they talk to him about TikTok (PlikPlok?) and don’t share his enthusiasm for flashy Rolls Royces–but he does his best to show up for them every single day.
Jamie, as a parent, comes off relatable and his stories about trying raise his daughters to be humble and hardworking are values that I am sure most parents can identify with. I did laugh at his youngest Anelise’s antics because it reminds me of my son who is also flashy and feisty.
When you are read this book, it will feel like Jamie is talking to you because the book is conversational. You will laugh, nod and feel like you just had a “catch up” lunch date with a college friend. It was a witty memoir with some nuggets of wisdom he picked up along the way. I highly recommend this book to those who enjoy the humor of the academy award winner Jamie Foxx.
Special Thanks to the publisher for the review copy given in exchange for an honest review.