February 1, 2013

Book Club! - 02.01

It's time for Book Club with Heather!

This week I'm reviewing:

Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.

She has seen both these dreams come true.

At last, Tina Fey's story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon -- from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.

Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we've all suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

I loved this book, seriously. I was a little bit hesitant after reading Ellen's book and completely not enjoying it, but it was GREAT! The few things I've watched Tina Fey in I've loved, but I never really saw her on SNL  and I've only seen a couple of episodes of 30 Rock, but she is a seriously talented writer.
I think that's the difference between this book & the Ellen book - Tina is a writer, so she knows how to put her humour down on paper, whereas Ellen is more standup.
Anyway, read this book if you appreciate good humour. Which you should.


  1. I freaking LOVED Bossypants! SO FUNNY! You're totally right when you say the difference is that she's a writer. There was a great rhythm to her writing, almost like she was there, telling you her stories in person. Soooo funny!

  2. i've heard this is hilarious... i'll have to read it.

  3. OMG I LOVED this book! I have the book, and audio book lol. I really need for Tina Fey to be my best friend, & it's so appropriate that you posted this today since last night was the 30 Rock finale.

    Thanks for linking up!

  4. I have heard great things about this....I seriously need to check it out!


  5. I loved this book!!!


  6. I love her and her book and everything she's involved in. She's so smart and talented!


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