Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Suitable for Giving: A Collection of Wit with a side of Wry

Suitable For Giving: A Collection of Wit with a side of Wry


Another suggestion for purchasing. Man this is really so much easier than writing my own shit.

A description of the book below that I lifted from
Amazon

Whether she’s talking about loss of privacy in the Internet age, “Gone are the days when people only knew things about me that I wanted them to know. Now I can be Googled – and without benefit of lubrication,” or growing up Catholic, “Sticking a symbol of a brutally murdered dead guy over the bed of an impressionable young child and telling her ‘He died for your sins’ kind of messes with a kid for life,” Jayne Martin’s debut book of humor essays will have you laughing out loud from page one. A sharp observer of a world changing faster than new versions of the iPhone, Martin has gleaned this collection from over two years of posts on her popular blog aptly titled “injaynesworld… where nothing is sacred,” where she takes on everything from private parts to politics. With a voice that is both unique and accessible, Martin has crafted a body of work that will appeal to readers of all ages. A funny, fresh, often outrageous compilation, this book is most definitely “Suitable For Giving.”

8 comments:

mrsmomx6 said...

Ooh...this sounds like I've got to read! :)

Sharon

Mommy LaDy Club said...

Does sound like a good one. How do any of you read with all of the blog reading? I miss reading a book actually.

thegirlfriendmom said...

It is hard and overwhelming but that's what decompressing time at night is for, and during a mani-pedi.

Astra said...

Sounds like my kinda book - have put it on my reading list! Anthologies are my few favourite reads: one short story seems really manageable on a busy day and I actually feel like I've accomplished something! Thanks for sharing!

thegirlfriendmom said...

Tell me about it. Reading texts are about all I can manage these days. I think you'll like it. Thanks for stopping by.

Jayne Martin said...

So I had to share. I got a lovely note in the mail today from THE Kirk Douglas telling me he loved my book and found "a laugh on every page." Woo-Hoo! I published the letter on my Facebook page. If I never sell another copy it will be worth it for this. (And no. He's not the one married to Catherine Zeta-Jones.) ;)

thegirlfriendmom said...

That is friggin awesome! You can die a happy woman now.

Bella said...

I used to think nothing beat a long read but I have to admit there are days when all I have time for is a short story. Jayne is hilarious so methinks this is definitely a must read! :)