My rating: 2 of 5 stars
I expected a lot more from this blog-turned-memoir, and not just because I enjoy Brosh's actual blog and want a fellow female blogger to succeed. I also heard positive reviews from several people whose opinions I respect (comedians and writers, duh), so I was disappointed to find myself doing more flipping pages/skimming than actual reading.
My theory is, not all blogs are meant to also be books. Blogging is a unique medium, and things written for blogs don't necessarily translate into long form reading--novels, memoirs, self-help, etc.
It also might be that I really don't like dogs, and for some reason Brosh added a lot of dog chapters to her work. I missed the ruminations on grammar and writing, things that seem like perfect fodder for a book.
I'd like to see how Brosh tackles a book made of fresh material written specifically for publication (be it another memoir/collection of essays or something completely different) as opposed to a collection of recycled blog posts and random fillers. There's no denying she has talent and knows how to write!
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