Review: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened

I’ve been reading Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson (a.k.a. The Bloggess) and it is amazeballs.

Every time I sit down to read it, I find myself laughing within minutes, maybe even seconds. It’s a very fun book and hilarious, but not for the innocent-minded. It’s definitely a book for adults and only those adults that have good senses of humor, for rude things. Don’t get me wrong, the book isn’t really rude, it’s just hilarious. But there are words in it that you don’t want your children repeating. (Ostensibly.)

I’m about 70% done the book so far, and I should have finished months ago when I first got it, but I’ve been busy… and lazy… and I fall asleep easily when reading. Insert various excuses here. However, I have read about 50% of it in the past 2 weeks.

I particularly enjoy reading it in a doctor’s waiting room. Because I will start snickering and then bust out laughing and everyone looks at me like I’ve grown an extra head or three. Actually that’s not such a great thing, especially for my own social anxiety, but I feel it brightens up an otherwise dull and boring place the no one ever wants to be anyway. I mean, some days it’s like waiting at the DMV. And then they skip you. And you get furious. So you tell them of their mistake and they add you back into the queue. AT THE END. I mean seriously. What. The. Absolute. Fuck.

It happened.

Anyway though, it’s a great book and absolutely fantastic. I wish I had so much to talk about in my life that I could write a book about it. Or even maintain this blog on a regular basis. But whenever I come across something interesting or funny, I usually forget to write about it or when I go to write something, my brain just blanks.

It’s super fun, y’all. 

If you like hilarious things that will make you giggle and squeak and make other uncontrollable laughing noises, you should totally pick up Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson. She even wrote a second book which is coming out soon (September 22nd, actually) and it’s called Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things. Preorder that shit. Seriously. I did and I’m a cool kid now, right guys? Right? Guys? Guys…


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