Synopses & Reviews
Ready to revisit the early andrsquo;90sandmdash;that golden era of big bangs, Bubble Tape, and doing the Bartman? Meet your tour guide: Dawn Luebbe, an 11-year-old Nebraskan obsessed with 90210
and writing Kurt Cobainandndash;inspired poetry. In My 1992 Diary
, Dawn shares with readers her zany, silly, and deadpan adolescent observations. She touches on the cornerstones of growing upandmdash;from crushes to siblings to Ouija boardsandmdash;all peppered with memorable call-outs from the height of andrsquo;90s culture.
The book is filled with 75 diary entries, each hilariously narrated on its corresponding page. Itandrsquo;s organized into chapters such as Passion on the Prairie, Attempts to Be Cool, Preteen Conflict: The Art of Overreaction, and more. With Dawnandrsquo;s self-deprecating, every-girl humor, My 1992 Diary is a charming and joyful read for the 11-year-old in all of us.and#160;
“This is the best book of embarrassing and strange photos of people who look like my family that I have ever seen.” Judd Apatow
"Anything that both makes me laugh and think my family isn't so embarrassing deserves to be a book." Joel Stein, Time magazine columnist
"I wept with laughter fourteen times while reading this book and snorted aloud twice. I dare you to find a higher weep/snort ratio in any other publication." Karen McCullah Lutz, screenwriter of Legally Blonde and The Ugly Truth
"Awkward Family Photos is the funniest book that I've read in a long time. It reminds you that it's okay to laugh at yourself and celebrates the family that made you awkward in the first place." Mia Kirshner, The L Word
Based on the hit website, AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com ("painful, regrettable, horrifyingly awesome snaps of family bonding, you will laugh so hard that people in adjoining offices will ask what's wrong with you." Esquire
), this book features never-before-seen photos and hilarious personal stories covering everything from uncomfortable moments with relatives, teen angst, sibling rivalry, and family vacations from hell.
Cringe at the forced poses, bad hair, and matching outfits — all prompting us to look at our own families and celebrate the fact that we're not alone. Nothing says awkward better than an uncomfortable family photograph!
This spin-off of the popular blog is a hilarious tribute to all the embarrassing moments — from family disco nights to Renaissance-themed pig roasts — that make people love their families enough to shame them.
Tinder Nightmares is a hilarious look at some of the most epic fails of the often racy, always ridiculous, andldquo;romanticandrdquo; exchanges on Tinder. The Instagram account of the same name has skyrocketed to popularity for its captivatingandmdash;and sometimes titillatingandmdash;ability to capture the real-life conversations between people who are looking to connect with that special someone. Tinder Nightmares is organized by theme, with chapters such as Bad English, Broetry, Strange Requests, Sneak Attacks, and more. This book explores everything from pickup lines to breakups, and all the moments that come in between. Itandrsquo;s the perfect gift for anyone who has ever suffered through online dating.
About the Author
Established in 2014, Unspirational
is a dark and mysterious force hell-bent on the eradication of misguided positivity, which aims to provide the world with humor through morbidity, negativity, and brutal honesty. It was founded by social media phenom and television producer Elan Gale, who lives in Los Angeles, CA, and still doesnand#39;t know what he wants to be when he grows up.