You ll Grow Out of It
Score: 3.5
From 195 Ratings

You ll Grow Out of It


  • Author : Jessi Klein
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455531196


You ll Grow Out of It Book Description :

PEOPLE'S BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR! ONE OF NEW YORK TIMES' NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2016!INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER! YOU'LL GROW OUT OF IT hilariously, and candidly, explores the journey of the twenty-first century woman. As both a tomboy and a late bloomer, comedian Jessi Klein grew up feeling more like an outsider than a participant in the rites of modern femininity. In YOU'LL GROW OUT OF IT, Klein offers-through an incisive collection of real-life stories-a relentlessly funny yet poignant take on a variety of topics she has experienced along her strange journey to womanhood and beyond. These include her "transformation from Pippi Longstocking-esque tomboy to are-you-a-lesbian-or-what tom man," attempting to find watchable porn, and identi...

You ll Grow Out of It
Score: 3.5
From 195 Ratings

You ll Grow Out of It


  • Author : Jessi Klein
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455531196


You ll Grow Out of It Book Description :

PEOPLE'S BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR! ONE OF NEW YORK TIMES' NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2016!INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER! YOU'LL GROW OUT OF IT hilariously, and candidly, explores the journey of the twenty-first century woman. As both a tomboy and a late bloomer, comedian Jessi Klein grew up feeling more like an outsider than a participant in the rites of modern femininity. In YOU'LL GROW OUT OF IT, Klein offers-through an incisive collection of real-life stories-a relentlessly funny yet poignant take on a variety of topics she has experienced along her strange journey to womanhood and beyond. These include her "transformation from Pippi Longstocking-esque tomboy to are-you-a-lesbian-or-what tom man," attempting to find watchable porn, and identi...

Almost Adulting

Almost Adulting


  • Author : Arden Rose
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-03-28
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062574121


Almost Adulting Book Description :

For fans of Grace Helbig and Alexa Chung comes a fresh, hilarious guide to growing up your way from social media influencer and lifestyle vlogger Arden Rose. In Almost Adulting—perfect for budding adults, failing adults, and eaters of microwave mug brownies—Arden tells you how to survive your future adulthood. Topics include: Making internet friends who are cool and not murderers Flirting with someone in a way to make them think you are cool and not a murderer Being in an actual relationship where you talk about your feelings in a healthy manner??? To the other person??????? Eating enough protein Assembling a somewhat acceptable adult wardrobe when you have zero dollars Going on adventures without starting to smell How sex is supposed to feel, bu...

Will My Kid Grow Out of It

Will My Kid Grow Out of It


  • Author : Bonny Forrest
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-01
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781613747650


Will My Kid Grow Out of It Book Description :

At some point or another all parents question whether one or more of their child's behaviors are "normal." She seems sad a lot—is she depressed?He won't focus on his homework—could he have ADHD?He doesn't fit in with other kids—could he have some form of autism? Such anxieties can plague parents, who are often hesitant to seek help or unsure where to turn. Will My Kid Grow Out of It? helps them determine whether their child's behavior is typical for the age or a sign that professional attention may be warranted. Dr. Forrest , a pediatric neuropsychologist, uses lay terms to describe specific sets of behaviors that may be problematic, which professionals may be appropriate to consult with and why, possible diagnoses, and types of effective treat...

I Was Told There d Be Cake
Score: 3
From 61 Ratings

I Was Told There d Be Cake


  • Author : Sloane Crosley
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2008-04-01
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1101147474


I Was Told There d Be Cake Book Description :

Hailed by David Sedaris as "perfectly, relentlessly funny" and by Colson Whitehead as "sardonic without being cruel, tender without being sentimental," from the author of the new collection Look Alive Out There. Wry, hilarious, and profoundly genuine, this debut collection of literary essays is a celebration of fallibility and haplessness in all their glory. From despoiling an exhibit at the Natural History Museum to provoking the ire of her first boss to siccing the cops on her mysterious neighbor, Crosley can do no right despite the best of intentions -- or perhaps because of them. Together, these essays create a startlingly funny and revealing portrait of a complex and utterly recognizable character who aims for the stars but hits the ceiling, and...

Idiot

Idiot


  • Author : Laura Clery
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-09-24
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982101961


Idiot Book Description :

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. Laura Clery makes a living by sharing inappropriate comedy sketches with millions of strangers on the Internet. She writes songs about her anatomy, talks trash about her one-eyed rescue pug, and sexually harasses her husband, Stephen. And it pays the bills! Now, in her first-ever book, Laura recounts how she went from being a dangerously impulsive, broke, unemployable, suicidal, cocaine-addicted narcissist, crippled by fear and hopping from one toxic romance to the next…to a more-happy-than-not, somewhat rational, meditating, vegan yogi with good...

Girls in White Dresses
Score: 3
From 41 Ratings

Girls in White Dresses


  • Author : Jennifer Close
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-08-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307700414


Girls in White Dresses Book Description :

Wickedly hilarious and utterly recognizable, Girls in White Dresses tells the story of three women grappling with heartbreak and career change, family pressure and new love—all while suffering through an endless round of weddings and bridal showers. Isabella, Mary, and Lauren feel like everyone they know is getting married. On Sunday after Sunday, at bridal shower after bridal shower, they coo over toasters, collect ribbons and wrapping paper, eat minuscule sandwiches and doll-sized cakes. They wear pastel dresses and drink champagne by the case, but amid the celebration these women have their own lives to contend with: Isabella is working at a mailing-list company, dizzy with the mixed signals of a boss who claims she’s on a diet but has Isabell...

Becoming
Score: 4.5
From 103 Ratings

Becoming


  • Author : Michelle Obama
  • Publisher : Crown Publishing Group (NY)
  • Release Date : 2018-11-13
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524763138


Becoming Book Description :

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private. A deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations....

You Grow Girl
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

You Grow Girl


  • Author : Gayla Trail
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-06-16
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1439103518


You Grow Girl Book Description :

This is not your grandmother's gardening book. You Grow Girl is a hip, humorous how-to for crafty gals everywhere who are discovering a passion for gardening but lack the know-how to turn their dreams of homegrown tomatoes and fresh-cut flowers into a reality. Gayla Trail, creator of YouGrowGirl.com, provides guidance for both beginning and intermediate gardeners with engaging tips, projects, and recipes -- whether you have access to a small backyard or merely to a fire escape. You Grow Girl eliminates the intimidation factor and reveals how easy and enjoyable it can be to cultivate plants and flowers even when resources and space are limited. Divided into accessible sections like Plan, Plant, and Grow, You Grow Girl takes readers through the entire ...

Out of the Dust
Score: 4
From 155 Ratings

Out of the Dust


  • Author : Karen Hesse
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2012-09-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780545517126


Out of the Dust Book Description :

Acclaimed author Karen Hesse's Newbery Medal-winning novel-in-verse explores the life of fourteen-year-old Billie Jo growing up in the dust bowls of Oklahoma....