Let's Pretend This Never Happened

Written by Jenny Lawson : the Bloggess

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“I can finally see that all the terrible parts of my life, the embarrassing parts, the incidents I wanted to pretend never happened, and the things that make me "weird" and "different," were actually the most important parts of my life. They were the parts that made me ME.”

― Jenny Lawson, Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir





Ms Nokleby's opinion:

Although I am a children's librarian, I do read adult material as well; adult, meaning written for grown-ups, not rated XXX. (I thought I ought to clarify.) Although, in all honesty, the reader needs to be comfortable with graphic language, so maybe I should just shut up.


I laughed my way through this irreverent, touching, memoir. Part of its charm for me was that I saw myself in so much of it. The copy I read was borrowed. When I finished the book, I bought a copy just for the joy of sharing it with others. If that isn't a hearty endorsement, I don't know what is!


I also started following the "Bloggess" in my feed. She is remarkably funny and smart, and I feel that she has become the best friend I've never met. Read this book, read the blog, you will thank me for it.

LET'S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED by Jenny Lawson, aka The Bloggess