Tag Archives: humor

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

I’ve been reading Jenny Lawson’s hilariously funny posts over at thebloggess.com for a while now. She always cracks me up, but I hadn’t gotten around to reading her first published book Let’s Pretend This Never Happened until this week (and yes, I’m … Continue reading

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The Potty Mouth at the Table by Laurie Notaro

If you read this blog at all, you know how much I LOVE humor writer Laurie Notaro. So I’m not sure how I missed her last book of essays, The Potty Mouth at the Table. (Except Outlander, so I guess … Continue reading

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Never Google Heartbreak – Emma Garcia

When Viv’s ex-fiancé, Rob, proposed to her three months after she slept with him she thought it was one of those whirlwind romances you read about in magazines. Five years later, after Rob calling off the wedding for the third … Continue reading

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You Better Not Cry by Augusten Burroughs

I’m not usually much for Christmas-themed memoirs, but I found this one at The Dollar Tree and I’d read some other stuff by Burroughs, so I figured I would give it a try. This was a brief memoir of Christmas … Continue reading

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Laurie Notaro – The Humor Essays (Not the Fiction, which Frankly, Sucks)

It Looked Different on the Model: Epic Tales of Impending Shame and Infamy (2011) It is hard to do these awesomely funny books justice without giving away the premise of the jokes. Notaro is hilarious and self-deprecating in a way that … Continue reading

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