Synopses & Reviews
Kelly Oxford is . . .
A wunderkind producer of pirated stage productions for six-year-olds
Not the queen of the world
An underage schnitzel-house dishwasher
The kid who stood up to a bully and almost passed out from the resulting adrenaline rush
A born salesman
Capable of willing her eyesight to be 20/20
That girl who peed her pants in the gas station that one time
Totally an expert on strep throat
Incapable of making Leonardo DiCaprio her boyfriend
A certified therapy assistant who heals with Metallica mixtapes
"Not fat enough to be super snuggly." —Bea, age four
Not above using raspberry-studded sh*t to get out of a speeding ticket
"Bitingly funny. But everybody knows that." —Roger Ebert
Sad that David Copperfield doesn't own a falcon
A terrible liar
"With biting wit and always-appreciated humorous self-deprecation, Oxford's tweets have garnered a huge following." Time magazine
"Kelly Oxford is one of the funniest writers I have read in a long time." Jason Segel
"Kelly Oxford is a b*tch who got lucky and never paid her dues. She's just like me and I love her for it." Diablo Cody
"I'm fascinated by Kelly Oxford. She's a 21st century public diarist, her story told in shards, brief moments of wit and observation." Jonathan Ames
“Kelly Oxford has this unbelievable ability to tell stories in that way that makes you laugh without ever shoving jokes in your face. This book is basically an announcement that shes one of the best humor writers working today.” Justin Halpern, author of Sh*t My Dad Says
“Kelly Oxford is like your cool babysitter who teaches you about sex and sarcasm in an un-creepy way. Hanging out with her book makes you wish your parents were always out to dinner.” Lena Dunham
“Kelly Oxford is the friend we all deserve-the one who tells us the best secrets, takes us on all the finest adventures, and remembers every hilariously embarrassing detail. Everything Is Perfect is sharply funny, and truly great.” Cameron Crowe
The funniest — and hottest — mom on Twitter plunges you headlong into her life in her hilarious memoir, Everything Is Perfect When You’re a Liar.
With her trademark blend of biting wit and self-deprecation, this side-splitting book of essays will make you laugh, cry, and then laugh some more.
Sharing her life story in Everything Is Perfect When You’re A Liar, the straight-talking and riotously funny blogger Oxford opens up about her childhood, motherhood, and life with that zany, skewed perspective that make her the toast of the social media world.
Is Kelly the next David Sedaris? The next Chelsea Handler? The next Sloane Crosley? No — they were the last Kelly Oxford…
About the Author
Kelly Oxford started writing at five years old when she penciled "I had a baby" into her Hello Kitty diary, and she hasn't stopped since. She now writes words that companies like Warner Bros., CBS, and NBC have bought for film and television, and magazines like GQ have published. You can read more of her words online in places like Twitter (@kellyoxford) and Tumblr (kellyoxford.tumblr.com). Born in Edmonton, Canada, she currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children, who all wish they weren't in this book.