Review: Today Will Be Different

Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple My rating: 4 out of 5 stars I can't remember how this book even got on my radar screen, but within the first page I knew I had stumbled upon one of those addictive summer reads that you tear through in record time. What drew me in was … Continue reading Review: Today Will Be Different

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Review: The Worrier’s Guide to Life

The Worrier's Guide to Life by Gemma Correll My rating: 5 of 5 stars Don't let the title fool you- this is less of a "Worrier's Guide to Life" and more of a hilarious, kooky person's take on life. In particular, I would recommend this book to introverts, hilarious women, and women with a dual … Continue reading Review: The Worrier’s Guide to Life

Review: Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle

Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle by Rachel Dratch My rating: 3 of 5 stars I seem to be stuck in the comedian memoir genre these days... not sure what this says about my life at the current moment, but I recognize it and don't … Continue reading Review: Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle

Review: QR Codes Kill Kittens: How to Alienate Customers, Dishearten Employees, and Drive Your Business Into the Ground

QR Codes Kill Kittens: How to Alienate Customers, Dishearten Employees, and Drive Your Business Into the Ground by Scott Stratten My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you get as irritated as I do when you see a QR code where it has no business being (back of a truck, being pulled behind a plane, … Continue reading Review: QR Codes Kill Kittens: How to Alienate Customers, Dishearten Employees, and Drive Your Business Into the Ground

Review: Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned”

Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned" by Lena Dunham My rating: 2 of 5 stars OK, first off, I have not yet had a chance to watch Girls, so maybe that is part of the problem... but I guess I don't get all the Lena Dunham hype after … Continue reading Review: Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned”

Review: Yes Please

Yes Please by Amy Poehler My rating: 4 of 5 stars When I read Tina Fey's book Bossypants, I laughed hysterically, out loud, on average just about every other page. For those of you that were expecting Amy Poehler's book to provide the same experience, I'm here to tell you that it will not. Her … Continue reading Review: Yes Please

Review: Bossypants

Bossypants by Tina Fey My rating: 5 of 5 stars You know when you're sitting near someone reading a book, and they are constantly breaking out into audible laughter? No? Yeah, I guess that doesn't happen too often. Well if you ever see someone reading Bossypants in a public place, just wait-- you'll hear it. … Continue reading Review: Bossypants

Review: Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories

Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories by Mike Birbiglia My rating: 5 of 5 stars Warning: don't read this book if you are in an area where it would be uncouth to laugh out loud. Possibly even guffaw. If you are familiar with Mike Birbiglia's comedy, some of this is repeat material, but … Continue reading Review: Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories

Review: Possible Side Effects

Possible Side Effects by Augusten Burroughs My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sometimes, when you are in the midst of brain-intensive things, you just need to read something hilarious. This book served that purpose for me, but I was surprised to find this was also really touching and deep at times as well. It reminded … Continue reading Review: Possible Side Effects