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Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson
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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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Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety by Daniel Smith
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We now interrupt this Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice readalong challenge currently in progress to bring you a look at how I procrastinate when I should be getting ahead on said challenge, hanging out with my dad in the hospital, … Continue reading

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Two Dorks, One Book: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling
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Michelle says: So I read this in one evening for my neighborhood book club (the first one Kelley is going to drive up and join me for! Yay!) and found it reasonably enjoyable. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? is … Continue reading

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You Better Not Cry by Augusten Burroughs
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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)
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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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