From breakout stand-up comedian Iliza Shlesinger comes a subversively funny collection of essays and observations on the secret genius of irrational behavior. Have you ever been pissed because you're not pretty enough, and then gotten even more pissed that someone didn't find you as pretty as you think you are? Have you ever obsessed over the size of your thighs while eating dessert, after all, all the while saying you'll work out extra tomorrow? Or spent endless hours wondering why you have to bear the brunt of other people's insecurities? I mean, I'm pretty great.
Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity #ad - Why cope with insecurities I don't already have?That last one's just me? All right, then. But if the rest sounds familiar, you are experiencing Girl Logic: a characteristically female way of thinking that appears contradictory and circuitous but is actually a complicated and highly evolved way of looking at the world.
. You end up considering every repercussion of every choice about dating, career, clothes, lunch before making a move toward what you really want. Girl logic can be every confident woman's secret weapon, and this book shows you how to wield it.
I'm Fine...And Other LiesG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - And if we used to date, see you in court. Look at you, ogling my book page. I presume if you’re reading this it means you either need more encouragement to buy it or we used to date and you’re trying to figure out if you should sue me or not. Here are all the stories and mistakes i’ve made that were way too embarrassing to tell on stage in front of an actual audience; but thanks to not-so-modern technology, you can read about them here so I don’t have to risk having your judgmental eye contact crush my self-esteem.
Think of this book as everything you’d want from the Internet all in one place, online shopping, except without the constant distractions of ads, and porn. This book contains some delicious schadenfreude in which i recall such humiliating debacles as breaking my shoulder while trying to impress a guy, coming very close to spending my life in a Guatemalan prison, and having my lacerated ear sewn back on by a deaf guy after losing it in a torrid love affair.
I'm Fine...And Other Lies #ad - Whitney cummings has written a book about being, not fine—and what to do when you find yourself with brutal anxiety and a co-dependency disorder; all in her trademark wit, well, humor, and honesty. This book, however, is fine as hell. Sophia amoruso, author of #Girlboss“The funniest cry for help you'll read this year.
Bj novakwell, well, well. I’m not sure what else to say to say, except that you should buy it if you want to laugh and learn how to stop being crazy. In addition to hoarding mortifying situations that’ll make you feel way better about your choices, psychotherapists, I’ve also accumulated a lot of knowledge from therapists, and psychopaths, which can probably help you avoid making the same mistakes I’ve made.
Scrappy Little NobodyGallery Books #ad - Out. In scrappy little nobody, she invites readers inside her brain, sharing extraordinary and charmingly ordinary stories with candor and winningly wry observations. Forever. The new york times bestselling collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect.
Even before she made a name for herself on the silver screen starring in films like Pitch Perfect, and Into the Woods, Twilight, weird, Up in the Air, Anna Kendrick was unusually small, and “10 percent defiant. At the ripe age of thirteen, she had already resolved to “keep the crazy inside my head where it belonged.
Scrappy Little Nobody #ad - But here’s the thing about crazy: It. Wants. With her razor-sharp wit, anna recounts the absurdities she’s experienced on her way to and from the heart of pop culture as only she can—from her unusual path to the performing arts Vanilla Ice and baggy neon pants may have played a role to her double life as a middle-school student who also starred on Broadway to her initial “dating experiments” including only liking boys who didn’t like her back to reviewing a binder full of butt doubles to her struggle to live like an adult woman instead of a perpetual “man-child.
Enter anna’s world and follow her rise from “scrappy little nobody” to somebody who dazzles on the stage, singular voice, sharp and sweet, at once familiar and surprising, the screen, funny and serious well, and now the page—with an electric, not that serious.
Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best LifeRandom House #ad - New york times bestseller • ali wong’s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters the two she put to work while they were still in utero cover everything they need to know in life, how to be a working mom in a male-dominated profession, like the unpleasant details of dating, and how she trapped their dad.
Fierce, feminist, and packed with funny anecdotes. Entertainment weeklynamed one of the best books of the year by time • variety • chicago tribune • glamour • New York In her hit Netflix comedy special Baby Cobra, an eight-month pregnant Ali Wong resonated so strongly that she even became a popular Halloween costume.
Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life #ad - Dear girls is not so much a real-talk handbook as it is a myth-puncturing manifesto. Vogue “a refreshing, most important, being a mom, this book is addressed to Wong’s daughters, growing up, and so much more…Yes, hilarious, dating, but every reader will find nuggets of wisdom and inspiration and, and honest account of making a career in a male-dominated field, something to laugh at.
Bustle. The sharp insights and humor are even more personal in this completely original collection. The inevitable confrontation with erectile dysfunction, tales of being a wild child growing up in San Francisco, reconnecting with her roots and drinking snake blood in Vietnam, and parenting war stories. Wong told the world her remarkably unfiltered thoughts on marriage, Asian culture, working women, sex, and why you never see new mom comics on stage but you sure see plenty of new dads.
The Girl with the Lower Back TattooGallery Books #ad - Now, amy schumer has written a refreshingly candid and uproariously funny collection of extremely personal and observational essays. In the girl with the lower back tattoo, and sex and shares the experiences that have shaped who she is—a woman with the courage to bare her soul to stand up for what she believes in, relationships, Amy mines her past for stories about her teenage years, her family, all while making us laugh.
She’s an honesty bomb. For a comedian of unbridled and generally hilarious causticity, Schumer has written a probing, yes, and, unguarded, majorly humanizing non-memoir, confessional, a book that trades less on sarcasm, and more on emotional resonance. Vogue "the girl with the lower back tattoo is an alternatingly meditative, sexually explicit, side-splittingly hilarious, disturbing, heart-wrenching, passionately political, and always staggeringly authentic ride through the highs and lows of the comedic powerhouse's life to date.
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo #ad - Harper's bazaar "This is your happy hour with Amy Schumer. It's bossypants meets Trainwreck meets your long weekend. Theskimm “amy’s got your back. And she’s coming for you. Actress tilda swinton and trainwreck co-star the emmy award-winning comedian, and star of Inside Amy Schumer and the acclaimed film Trainwreck has taken the entertainment world by storm with her winning blend of smart, writer, actress, satirical humor.
I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other StuffGrand Central Publishing #ad - From the co-creator and co-star of the hit series broad City, funny, a "poignant, work, loss, comedy, and beautifully unabashed" Cheryl Strayed essay collection about love, and figuring out who you really are when you thought you already knew. As she spent time in each city and town on her way to los angeles, and relatable voice that has endeared abbi to critics and fans alike--readers will feel like they're in the passenger seat on a fun and, wildly funny, ultimately, she mulled over the big questions-- What do I really want? What is the worst possible scenario in which I could run into my ex? How has the decision to wear my shirts tucked in been pivotal in my adulthood? In this collection of anecdotes, observations and reflections--all told in the sharp, inspiring journey.
. With some original illustrations by the author. Why? but abbi had always found comfort in solitude, and needed space to step back and hit the reset button. When abbi jacobson announced to friends and acquaintances that she planned to drive across the country alone, she was met with lots of questions and opinions: Why wasn't she going with friends? Wouldn't it be incredibly lonely? The North route is better! Was it safe for a woman? The Southern route is the way to go! You should bring mace! And a common one.
Why Not Me?Three Rivers Press #ad - In “how to look spectacular: a starlet’s confessions, ” kaling gives her tongue-in-cheek secrets for surefire on-camera beauty, “Your natural hair color may be appropriate for your skin tone, but this isn’t the land of appropriate–this is Hollywood, baby. Novak “i will freely admit: my relationship with B.
J. In why not me?, kaling shares her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life, attempting to be the first person in history to lose weight without any behavior modification whatsoever, seeking new friendships in lonely places, or most important, whether it’s falling in love at work, believing that you have a place in Hollywood when you’re constantly reminded that no one looks like you.
Why Not Me? #ad - From the author of the beloved new york times bestselling book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? and the creator and star of The Mindy Project comes a collection of essays that are as hilarious and insightful as they are deeply personal. I had been replaced by a younger model. Out here, a dark-skinned woman’s traditional hair color is honey blonde.
Player” tells the story of Kaling being seduced and dumped by a female friend in L. A. And those who’ve never been at a turning point can skip to the parts where she talks about meeting Bradley Cooper. And now they had matching bangs.
The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter--And How to Make the Most of Them NowTwelve #ad - Our "thirty-is-the-new-twenty" culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. The defining decade why your Twenties Matter And How to Make the Most of Them Now. The defining decade is a smart, compassionate and constructive book about the years we cannot afford to miss. Meg jay, argues that twentysomethings have been caught in a swirl of hype and misinformation, a clinical psychologist, much of which has trivialized what is actually the most defining decade of adulthood.
Drawing from a decade of work with hundreds of twentysomething clients and students, THE DEFINING DECADE weaves the latest science of the twentysomething years with behind-closed-doors stories from twentysomethings themselves. Some say they are a second adolescence. Dr. Three rivers Press CA. Others call them an emerging adulthood.
The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter--And How to Make the Most of Them Now #ad - The result is a provocative read that provides the tools necessary to make the most of your twenties, personality, relationships, social networks, and shows us how work, identity, and even the brain can change more during this decade than at any other time in adulthood-if we use the time wisely.
Life Will Be the Death of Me: . . . and you too!Spiegel & Grau #ad - Thank you for sharing, chelsea!”—Tiffany Haddish Three rivers Press CA. 1 new york times bestseller • the funny, friends, some well-placed security cameras, a shaman, all-true story of chelsea handler’s year of self-discovery—featuring a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, super-honest, various family members living and departed, assistants, sad, four Chow Chows, and a lot of ediblesA SKIMM READS PICK • “This will be one of your favorite books of all time.
Amy schumerin a haze of vape smoke on a rare windy night in L. A. In the fall of 2016, chelsea handler daydreams about what life will be like with a woman in the White House. In a torpor of despair, she decides that she’s had enough of the privileged bubble she’s lived in—a bubble within a bubble—and that it’s time to make some changes, both in her personal life and in the world at large.
Life Will Be the Death of Me: . . . and you too! #ad - At home, she embarks on a year of self-sufficiency—learning how to work the remote, how to pick up dog shit, where to find the toaster. She becomes politically active—finding her voice as an advocate for change, having difficult conversations, and energizing her base. She meets her match in an earnest, brainy psychiatrist and enters into therapy, prepared to do the heavy lifting required to look within and make sense of a childhood marked by love and loss and to figure out why people are afraid of her.
And then Donald Trump happens. Now I know.
Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to BeThomas Nelson #ad - The defining decade why your Twenties Matter And How to Make the Most of Them Now. Now, in this challenging and inspiring new book, Rachel exposes the twenty lies and misconceptions that too often hold us back from living joyfully and productively, lies we’ve told ourselves so often we don’t even hear them anymore.
With painful honesty and fearless humor, Rachel unpacks and examines the falsehoods that once left her feeling overwhelmed and unworthy, and reveals the specific practical strategies that helped her move past them. Now comes her highly anticipated first book featuring her signature combination of honesty, humor, no-nonsense advice.
Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be #ad - Three rivers Press CA. With wry wit and hard-earned wisdom, popular online personality and founder of TheChicSite. Com founder rachel hollis helps readers break free from the lies keeping them from the joy-filled and exuberant life they are meant to have. Founder of the lifestyle website thechicsite. Com and ceo of her own media company, and direct, Chic Media, Rachel Hollis has created an online fan base of hundreds of thousands of fans by sharing tips for living a better life while fearlessly revealing the messiness of her own.
In the process, all to convince you to do whatever it takes to get real and become the joyous, entertains, she encourages, and even kicks a little butt, confident woman you were meant to be. With unflinching faith and rock-hard tenacity, Girl, Wash Your Face shows you how to live with passion and hustle--and how to give yourself grace without giving up.
1 new york times bestsellerdo you ever suspect that everyone else has life figured out and you don’t have a clue? If so, Rachel Hollis has something to tell you: that’s a lie.
Idiot: Life Stories from the Creator of Help Helen SmashGallery Books #ad - The defining decade why your Twenties Matter And How to Make the Most of Them Now. Now comes her highly anticipated first book featuring her signature combination of honesty, humor, no-nonsense advice. She writes songs about her anatomy, and sexually harasses her husband, talks trash about her one-eyed rescue pug, Stephen.
And it pays the bills! now, unemployable, a great marriage, a fantastic career, somewhat rational, in her first-ever book, broke, Laura recounts how she went from being a dangerously impulsive, suicidal, crippled by fear and hopping from one toxic romance to the next…to a more-happy-than-not, cocaine-addicted narcissist, meditating, vegan yogi with good credit, and four unfortunate-looking rescue animals.
. Still, above all, adorable, Laura remains an amazingly talented, and vulnerable, self-described…Idiot. With her signature brand of offbeat, no-holds-barred humor, Idiot introduces you to a wildly original—and undeniably relatable—new voice. With wry wit and hard-earned wisdom, popular online personality and founder of TheChicSite.
Idiot: Life Stories from the Creator of Help Helen Smash #ad - Com founder rachel hollis helps readers break free from the lies keeping them from the joy-filled and exuberant life they are meant to have. Founder of the lifestyle website thechicsite. Com and ceo of her own media company, chic media, and direct, Rachel Hollis has created an online fan base of hundreds of thousands of fans by sharing tips for living a better life while fearlessly revealing the messiness of her own.
From youtube star and facebook video sensation laura clery comes a collection of comedic essays in the vein of We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby and You’ll Grow Out of It by Jessi Klein.