My book club recently chose the book, “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened” written by Jenny Lawson, as a light and funny summer read. I don’t want to spoil the book for you in case you decide to read it but I thought I should warn you … I have never seen the word “vagina” used more frequently – not even in a medical textbook.
Here’s what Amazon had to say about the book: Jenny Lawson realized that the most mortifying moments of our lives—the ones we’d like to pretend never happened—are in fact the ones that define us. In the #1 New York Times bestseller, Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, Lawson takes readers on a hilarious journey recalling her bizarre upbringing in rural Texas, her devastatingly awkward high school years, and her relationship with her long-suffering husband, Victor. Chapters include: “Stanley the Magical, Talking Squirrel”; “A Series of Angry Post-It Notes to My Husband”; “My Vagina Is Fine. Thanks for Asking”; “And Then I Snuck a Dead Cuban Alligator on an Airplane.” Pictures with captions (no one would believe these things without proof) accompany the text.
Jenny Lawson began her writing career as a blogger (you can visit her blog site at http://thebloggess.com). Given the huge success of her blog and the support of her loyal followers, Jenny decided to write this memoir. Is it a literary novel? Absolutely not! Has it made her a rich lady? Absolutely yes!
Have you always secretly wanted to be an author of a novel? So what’s stopping you? If Jenny can do it, you can do it too!
Personally I will stick to making helmet covers. Although I enjoy writing the occasional blog post, my lack of success as a blogger proves that I shouldn’t quit my day job just yet! LOL