The star of Beverly Hills 90210 offers a hilarious, insightful memoir about growing up on America’s favorite teen drama and her life after the show.
She was television's most famous virgin—and, as Aaron Spelling's daughter, arguably its most famous case of nepotism. Portraying Donna Martin on Beverly Hills, 90210, Tori Spelling became one of the most recognizable young actresses of her generation, with a not-so-private personal life every bit as fascinating as her character's exploits. Yet years later the name Tori Spelling too often closed—and sometimes slammed—the same doors it had opened.
sTORI telling is Tori's chance to finally tell her side of the tabloid-worthy life she's led, and she talks about it all: her decadent childhood birthday parties, her nose job, her fairy-tale wedding to the wrong man, her so-called feud with her mother. Tori has already revealed her flair for brilliant, self-effacing satire on her VH1 show So NoTORIous and Oxygen's Tori & Dean: Inn Love, but her memoir goes deeper, into the real life behind the rumors: her complicated relationship with her parents; her struggles as an actress after 90210; her accident-prone love life; and, ultimately, her quest to define herself on her own terms.
From her over-the-top first wedding to finding new love to her much-publicized—and misunderstood—"disinheritance," sTORI telling is a juicy, eye-opening, enthralling look at what it really means to be Tori Spelling.
This bestselling memoir by former Beverly Hills 90210 star Spelling relates her much talked-about life, from the flamboyant childhood birthday parties to her over-the-top marriage to Mr. Wrong and subsequent marriage to Mr. Right. While many are familiar with the actress from her recent reality series, this book delves deeper into her personal life to reveal secrets the tabloids missed. No stranger to performing, Spelling reads with a commanding tone and manages to tell her story with care and attention to detail, which serves to draw even the most skeptical of listeners in for the duration. Spelling is quite likable and manages to shatter the image of the spoiled daughter of a Hollywood heavyweight as she connects with her audience on an entirely new level. A Simon Spotlight hardcover.
An insightful look into a life you think you knew. Tori's honesty and humour make for a good read.