Seriously...I'm Kidding - Ellen DeGeneres

In her collection of short essays, Ellen Degeneres comically goes from mundane to valuable topics and lessons learned throughout her career. Degeneres includes learned wisdom and optimism from failures and struggles, and brings together the balance between such concepts. Touching on topics such as socializing and technology, happiness, careers, humanity, and much more, Degeneres points out the obvious flaws in today's society and the ways in which individuals life each day. If this weren't enough for an interested reader, she goes on to create a more interactive experience through coloring pages. With each chapter comes simple and pure enlightenment, offering hope and change for those needing a moment each day to pause and reevaluate.

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ISBN: 9780446585040
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 25th, 2012

Yes Please - Amy Poehler

Most famous for her participation in The Upright Citizens Brigade, Saturday Night Live, and Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler has become a leading force in the vanguard of funny, feminist-y, intelligent comediennes. In Yes Please (Day Street, $28.99) readers will recognize the humor and honesty for which her brand of comedy has become famous. What will surprise people new to her work is the heart-felt sincerity of her message. She describes her upbringing in lower-middle class Boston, speaking fondly of her parents and her brother. She relates instances of regret when a joke went too far. She talks about her friends with fierce devotion and unabashed adoration. Poehler’s wit and warmth are sure to delight.

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ISBN: 9780062268341
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 28th, 2014

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ISBN: 9780062268358
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Published: Dey Street Books - September 1st, 2015

The Roommates: True Tales of Friendship, Rivalry, Romance, and Disturbingly Close Quarters - Stephanie Wu

The trials of living with other people have brought countless sitcoms to television and movie screens and provided most of us with excellent stories to tell our friends. This book has collected a variety of such stories from people of all ages, and ranges from the funny to the gross to the just plain maddening. Some are relatable stories of trying to find common ground or making a new friend, and some are so outlandish and horrifying that they sound completely untrue. Together, they make for a thoroughly enjoyable reading experience to remind us all about some truths of one of our common experiences.
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By Stephanie Wu, Hanya Yanagihara (Series edited by)
ISBN: 9781250051455
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Published: Picador - August 5th, 2014