5 Reasons Why Drew Barrymore's New Book is Bound to Inspire

She's been through it all — and we're anxiously awaiting the release of her next book.


Here it is! #wildflowerbook Out October 27th Click link on bio for pre order

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We've been taught not to judge a book by its cover — but in the case of Drew Barrymore's latest "Wildflower," we can't resist. The actress revealed the art for her title (which is available for pre-order) and we couldn't be more excited to tear into its undoubtedly exuberant pages.

The book will reportedly chronicle the star's struggles and successes, but as told "from the place of happiness she's achieved today." We know this one's going to be a real inspirational read; when it comes to motivating us with words, Barrymore's never lacking. Need a little pick-me-up on this Tuesday morning? We've collected a few of our fave messages she’s sent us over the years. Take it away, Drew.

On Authenticity


Got to spend the day with kids at @baby2baby. It's one of my favorite charities in Los Angeles. #baby2baby

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"When I lay my head on the pillow at night, I can say I was a decent person today. That's when I feel beautiful." — "Women Know Everything!: 3,241 Quips, Quotes, & Brilliant Remarks"

On Overcoming Obstacles



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"If you're going to go through hell… I suggest you come back learning something." — "Little Girl Lost"

On Motherhood


Happy Mother's Day !!!!!! #lovemygirls #lovetheirdad

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"You cannot be ashamed of the journey that it took to get where you are, if you are proud of yourself." — On Oprah's Next Chapter

On True Beauty



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"I swear to God, happiness is the best makeup." — At the 2013 FABB Conference

On Balance

"I compartmentalize and I prioritize. I know that I won't succeed at everything, every day." — To EW.com

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