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When Jenny Lawson was little, all she ever wanted was to fit in. That dream was cut short by her fantastically unbalanced father and a morbidly eccentric childhood. It did, however, open up an opportunity for Lawson to find the humor in the strange shame-spiral that is her life, and we are all the better for it.

In the irreverent Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, Lawson’s long-suffering husband and sweet daughter help her uncover the surprising discovery that the most terribly human moments—the ones we want to pretend never happened—are the very same moments that make us the people we are today. For every intellectual misfit who thought they were the only ones to think the things that Lawson dares to say out loud, this is a poignant and hysterical look at the dark, disturbing, yet wonderful moments of our lives.


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Let's Pretend This Never Happened
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4.4 / 5
Couldn't stop laughing
January 6th, 2015
Seriously funny book. I can't think of any other book that made me laugh as much as this one did. I laughed I cried. It was better than Cats.
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Terribly Human
November 2nd, 2014
I love the Bloggess, and her memoir showcases all the best of her zany adventures with her signature irreverent humour. The book is a hilarious look into the life of a woman whose irreverent perspective of the world shows good humour in the face of her own embarrassment. So funny!
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I Died Laughing
October 30th, 2014
I laughed out loud. I read passages out loud to my husband and he laughed out loud, too. Whenever I see the friend who recommended the book to me, we recall certain passages and laugh out loud. So prepare yourself for a lot of laughing out loud, okay? The book's first half is better than the second, but the first half is so hysterical that I can't even fault it for that.
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Let's pretend this never happened.
August 27th, 2014
I wouldn't recommend this book to anyone. Too crazy.
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I give it 5 stars!
April 3rd, 2014
The most hilarious and entertaining book I've ever read!
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Strange, weird, hysterical
March 17th, 2014
Life is weird. Strange things happen. No one is normal. Reading this book is just confirmation. Light, fun, and sarcastic.
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Let's Pretend this Never Happened
February 17th, 2014
This is the funniest book I have ever read. I truly laughed out loud at least once every chapter. The stories were outrageous and yet believable since she had pictures of the events to back it up. The author is certifiable crazy and her husband Victor is a saint to put up with her! I recommend this book to anyone who needs to put some perspective into their own life. Also to have a really good laugh!
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January 31st, 2014
This book made me laugh out lough more times then I can count. I didn't know if this book was fiction or non fiction. Its quirky and entertaining. Great read!
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January 28th, 2014
A great read! Lawson shares insight into her life and lets the reader know that they aren't alone when it comes to weird and wonderful life experiences. In some chapters I laughed out loud, and others I cried - because I can certainly relate to those "let's pretend this never happened" moments. She writes in a way that makes you feel like you are there (pictures included) and as if you are speaking to her over coffee. Not for the faint of heart or the easily offended!
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January 28th, 2014
Oh my goodness...a wonderful, compassionate and crazy look at human foibles! Jenny Lawson has written with keen insight and self-deprecating humor about her life as daughter, sister, wife, mom and friend. It's a laugh out loud hoot of a book, in which every honest human being can see a little of themselves. Loved it.
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January 27th, 2014
One of the best books I have read in years. I have gifted a copy to my daughter and close friends, and it's unanimously loved.
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January 25th, 2014
A very funny book, exploring the importance of memory and families.
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Really funny
January 15th, 2014
Very true very heartfelt and very funny. When I passed the book over to my husband since he kept asking why I was laughing he said it was too close to what he lives everyday to be that funny to him, so maybe don't read this if your wife is super awesome
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Amazing
December 18th, 2013
Amazing my pick me up when ever I am down. I have been a loyal follower of her blog for years.
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Must read!
November 16th, 2013
One if the best, most hilarity filled books I have read. Gives me insight and perspective on how my 'normal' works for me.
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Hilarious!
October 28th, 2013
This book had me in stitches from laughing so hard! Just the type of book I was looking and needing to read.
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October 9th, 2013
I have never actually laughed out loud like a crazy maniac until this book. My husband thought I was going off the deep end. It's funny and a bit lude....but the delivery is perfect!
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October 8th, 2013
Great humour-loved this book although it starts out great, slows down part way through but then picks back up and had me laughing out loud throughout.
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October 7th, 2013
Funny as shite.
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1 person found this helpful
October 7th, 2013
So funny. Laugh out loud funny. My husband kept coming to check on me while I read this because sometimes I was laughing so hard I couldn't catch my breath. Jenny Lawson is a gifted writer and story-teller.
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