I’m Not Really Here

A book review of I’m Not Really Here by Tim Allen Stars: *** Hyperion (1996) Humour 284 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The popular actor and comedian shares his observations on why things are the way they are while sharing his offbeat opinions about the meaning of life and his personal role in… Read More »

The Essential Book of Useless Information

The Essential Book of Useless Information: The Most Unimportant Things You’ll Never Need to Know by Don Voorhees Stars: **** Penguin Group (2009) Humor/Popular Reference 272 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The useless information never ends in the newest, most crucially meaningless entry in the Useless Information series. This latest cornucopia of amazingly… Read More »

Kids are TURDS by Jenny Schoberl

Kids are TURDS: Brutally Honest Humor for the Pooped-Out Parent by Jenny Schoberl (author of the Holdin’ Holden blog) Stars: ***1/2 Skyhorse Publishing (2016) Parenting Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:  When do you know for sure that you’ve become a… Read More »

How to Raise a Billionaire Genius by D. Horby and Sean Campbell

Stars: *** Ulysses Press (2013) Humour/Parody Summary: Every parent has hopes and dreams for their child whether it be to be a well-payed doctor, a genius or an Olympic athlete. No more dreaming, make it a reality with this guide to creating and raising a child to be a billionaire, genius, pope, gay, Olympic athlete,… Read More »

My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places by Mary Roach

Stars: Reader’s Digest (2013) Reference/Humor 160 pages Summary: Mary Roach is the author of bestselling books Stiff, Bonk and Spook. This book is a compilation of short stories from her Reader’s Digest column. The release in April 2013 coincided with the release of her new book Gulp. I have been meaning to read all books… Read More »

I Ate All Your Cookies by Quinn Conroy

I Ate All Your Cookies (and other things you wish you could tell your kids) by Quinn Conroy ~ Parenting Humor Stars: ★★★★★ Sourcebooks (October 2012) Humor 203 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Parents love their kids very much,… Read More »

The World According to Twitter by David Pogue

Stars: ★★★★☆ Thomas Allen & Sons (2009) Summary: The wit and wisdom of the Twittersphere captured in a hilarious, occasionally poignant, and often useful collection of hand-picked tweets. […] David Pogue has tapped into the brilliance of his half-million followers on Twitter by posting a different, thought-provoking question every night. […] Out of 25,000 tweets,… Read More »