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Annotations, Reviews

Annotations: You’ll Grow Out of It

by Jessi Klein

  • midcentury emotionally withholding
  • “take care of your own bird”
  • into men who would best be described as consistently horrible.
  • you have a tape that’s playing in your head. You need to decide to stop playing the tape.
  • want to be sexy and comfortable and I want men to want to unwrap me like I’m a Christmas gift, but I also want to be left alone and take a nap
  • At this point in the monologue, I had the sudden realization that the completely illogical circular argument I was building was not unlike what men must tell themselves as they plan to murder their wives.
Annotations is a series of excepts from the books I am reading this year. When I finish each book I go through the lines I have marked and share them with you.
Annotations, Reviews

Annotations: Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

by David Wong

  • Then one day he’ll find out his life is all wrapping paper and no gift.
  • I’ll spend the rest of my life trying to forget I ever met you.
  • There’s just slamming your head into the wall, refusing to take no for an answer.
Annotations is a series of excepts from the books I am reading this year. When I finish each book I go through the lines I have marked and share them with you.
Reviews

Book Review: You Deserve a Drink

I was hesitant on reading You Deserve a Drink. I don’t know why. I love Mamrie Hart’s YouTube videos and I’m a big fan of the Holy Trinity but for some reason I didn’t run out and pre-order this book. And by run out I mean go to Amazon.ca and give them my credit card info and impatiently wait for Canada Post to drop the book at my office months later. Nor did I go out and buy it once it hit the shelf or for a month after.

I’m going to say the reason for this is I ended 2014 and started 2015 (the first 4 months) reading memoirs by strong females and I needed a break from feeling inspired and defeated. Continue Reading