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LET'S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED: (A Mostly True Memoir)

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A mostly funny, irreverent memoir on the foibles of growing up weird.In blogger Lawson's debut book, "The Bloggess" (thebloggess.com) relies entirely on her life stories to drive an unconventional narrative. While marketed as nonfiction, it's a genre distinction the author employs loosely (a point made clear in the book's subtitle). On the opening page she defends the subtitle, explaining, "The ... Read full review

Review: Let's Pretend This Never Happened

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

When Jenny Lawson was little, all she ever wanted was to fit in. That dream was cut short by her fantastically unbalanced father and a morbidly eccentric childhood. It did, however, open up an opportunity for Lawson to find the humor in the strange shamespiral that is her life, and we are all the better for it. In the irreverent LET'S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED, Lawson's longsuffering husband and ... Read full review

Review: Let's Pretend This Never Happened

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson Publication Date: March 5, 2013 Genres: Memoir, Nonfiction Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Berkley Trade ISBN10: 0425261018 ISBN13: 9780425261019 Jenny Lawson Biography Bibliography Audiobook Month Blog Find a Book View all | By Author | By Genre | By Date More to Read About Alice by Calvin Trillin Memoir, Nonfiction Bad Mother: A Chronicle ... Read full review

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So listen.
Metallica's second album just wasn't as good as the third. I know this is an unpopular opinion, but that's how I feel. Can we stop talking about it now? Your stepmother is going to be
here in a few hours and I haven't even had the chance to put in the pot roast, not to mention my hair or pleated jean collage.
Did you hear that Mason is in town?
We should eat him alive.
 

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Couldn't get into this book

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Hilarious

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Hilarious

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Beyond Good
Loved it. Loved her. Wish it were I wouldn't of gotten through it so fast.

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Hilarious!
Loved the book! Very funny and witty.

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