Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes
Narrator: Shonda Rhimes
Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
Date Read: April 2016
The mega-talented creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away With Murder chronicles how saying YES for one year changed her life―and how it can change yours, too.
With three hit shows on television and three children at home, the uber-talented Shonda Rhimes had lots of good reasons to say NO when an unexpected invitation arrived. Hollywood party? No. Speaking engagement? No. Media appearances? No.
And there was the side benefit of saying No for an introvert like Shonda: nothing new to fear.
Then Shonda’s sister laid down a challenge: just for one year, try to say YES to the unexpected invitations that come your way. Shonda reluctantly agreed―and the result was nothing short of transformative. In Year of Yes, Shonda Rhimes chronicles the powerful impact saying Yes had on every aspect of her life―and how we can all change our lives with one little word. Yes.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Listened for Fun (Library)
Overall Rating: 4.50
Story Rating: 4.50
Character Rating: 4.50
Audio Rating: 5.00 (not part of the overall rating)
Tweet Length Review:I am pretty sure @shondarhimes could be my spirit animal. She is witty, brilliant, bold,and messy. Plus, wine is sometimes more important!
Audio Thoughts: No one else could have narrated this like Shonda!
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