We're Going To Need More Wine

by Gabrielle Union

Why I love it

With We’re Going to Need More Wine, the talented, superbly cool actress Gabrielle Union gets real in a collection of true-life tales that is as wise as it is unfiltered. Beginning with her childhood in a predominantly white Californian suburb, Union takes us through the mishaps and triumphs of a bright career, from cagily finding success in Hollywood to overcoming professional disappointment to as...

Member thoughts

78% Love
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3% Dislike
  • Kaela S.

    Washington, DC

    "Powerful. There were moments I was laughing and others I was crying. I've recommended this book to several friends."

  • Tina S.

    Oak Forest, IL

    "This is so much more than a bubblegum celebrity memoir. She talks about race, love, family, show business, and much more. It's a great balance of serious and hilarious."

  • December L.

    La Vista, NE

    "This is so raw and real -- Union does a wonderful job of merging personal narratives with critiques of race, gender, and class in the U.S. She had me laughing and crying along with her."

  • Tricia H.

    Grand Rapids, MI

    "Great stories! It was a fun and interesting read. "

  • Morgan O.

    Astoria, NY

    "I feel like I know Gabrielle Union after reading this one. From stories about Princes parties to her relationship with D. Wade I loved it all! "

  • Carlene T.

    Brockton, MA


  • Emma B.

    Knoxville, TN

    "So funny but also real and important. "

  • Cymone R.

    Phoenix, AZ

    "This was an incredible read . I highly recommend it , I couldn't pull myself away . Gabrielle was so authentic , it made me feel so many different things. Definitely worth adding to my box ! "

  • Sara S.

    Staten Island, NY

    "Loved this personal memoir from Gabrielle Union. I highly recommend it to any woman! "

  • Calesta S.


    "Nothing like keeping it real. A bit of everything wrapped in one. I feel like we grabbed an actual glass of wine and bonded. "

  • Ashley C.

    Phoenix, AZ

    "I really enjoyed this one. I love the frankness with which she faces everything. I sometimes felt like there were stray paragraphs in some of the chapters, but this was otherwise a very good read."