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Book #5 - I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence

Book #5: I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence - Amy Sedaris (2008, 304 pages)

I wouldn't know how to party if it weren't for Amy Sedaris. Okay, well, that's not fully true. Actually, it's not even remotely true.

In her first book, the comedienne grants us a birds-eye view into her life of pet rabbits, imaginary boyfriends and how to do nice things for yourself and others. She is the down-to-earth equivalent of Martha Stewart (seriously, when has Martha ever offered such creative ideas as a F*ck It Bucket?), and her practical ideas are laced with Sedaris' unique brand of humor.

The book not only gives great recipes and party ideas, but it also tells readers how they can cheer up friends in need of a smile, offer sympathy and even be a good house guest. And it's all done in a way that is definitely...different, which is what I appreciate about Sedaris.

I enjoyed this book, but I will admit that it is hard if you're wanting to read it cover to cover (that feat actually took me about four months because I'd grow bored rather quickly), as it can be tedious. I recommend breaking it up into chunks or reading what is relevant to your immediate needs now and picking it back up when you need something else. That's why I had to give it three and a half out of five party poopers.

Total Books Read: 5 / 50 (10 percent)
Total Pages Read: 1,661 / 15,000 (11 percent)

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