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Jeneration X: One Reluctant Adult's Attempt to Unarrest Her Arrested Development; Or, Why It's Never Too Late for Her Dumb Ass to Learn Why Froot Loops Are Not for Dinner

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Jen Lancaster has yet to dissapoint.

I have followed Jen through her crash during the .com right through her Jenaissance in My Fair Lazy, and each of her memoirs had had me laughing so hard I cried. I am a shy and introverted pacifist so naturally I enjoy the company of loud spoken extroverts. Reading her ...
I have followed Jen through her crash during the .com right through her Jenaissance in My Fair Lazy, and each of her memoirs had had me laughing so hard I cried. I am a shy and introverted pacifist so naturally I enjoy the company of loud spoken extroverts. Reading her books is like going out with your best girlfriends for drinks, sarcasm, and laughter. Only way funnier. This book reads smoothly and each chapter to me is like a short essay concluded with her "Adult life lessons learned". Many of us are reluctant to grow up and this book makes it seem far less scary. My favorite part is at the Glee concert when she prepares to tell a man where to go and how to get there before her friend chimes in and ends the uncomfortable situation. Jen Lancaster's books are perfect for anyone who wants to read something uplifting and I highly recommend her to for any women's book groups. Enjoy!

posted by Freckles314 on May 8, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

C'mon Jen - You can do better

I had high hopes for this book and to sum it up it was just disappointing. Although there were a few humorous sections overall I just had the feeling that the author had run out of ideas and slapped a bunch of random blog entries into this book. I hope the earlier suc...
I had high hopes for this book and to sum it up it was just disappointing. Although there were a few humorous sections overall I just had the feeling that the author had run out of ideas and slapped a bunch of random blog entries into this book. I hope the earlier success hasn't dimmed her unique perspective.

posted by My2CentsIL on July 5, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2012

    Another funny memoir from Jen Lancaster.

    This probably inspires a bit more introspection than her other books due to the life lessons posted at the end of each chapter. Needless to say, I don't quite yet qualify as an "adult." However, she is never heavy handed and brings some levity to otherwise dry and/or heavy situations.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2012

    Love Jen

    This book is everything I keep saying! Also, my liver is no longer 21, but I too forget this when in old college haunts. Thank you for another great read!

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 9, 2012

    LOVE THIS BOOK! She has done it again...I have read all of her b

    LOVE THIS BOOK!
    She has done it again...I have read all of her books and loved them all. I sat there laughing with tears coming down my face. If you haven't read her books, you MUST!!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2013

    Natsu

    A reddish tomcat pads in. "If you're still here, I'll be your te, Rosalena."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2013

    To natau

    Im on. Its 10:29 where i live - rosealena

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2013

    Sandfeather

    Nevermind. I cant join. Too busy

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2013

    Great

    Jen Lancaster is always a fun read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 4, 2012

    My faves

    Jen Lancaster cracks me up. I want to drink with her.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 7, 2012

    Ekatryna marke

    Ok

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2012

    Funny, funny!!

    As always, Jen Lancaster makes me laugh out loud and look like a goof on the train! Keep 'em coming, Jen!!

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  • Posted June 21, 2012

    Great book!

    I purchased this book as a good beach read for vacation (and because I buy everything Jen Lancaster writes) and I was not disappointed. While not quite as funny as her first memoir, "Bitter is the New Black", I still laughed out loud several times and greatly enjoyed the book. Highly recommend for a fun read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2012

    It isn't true that only men suffer from Peter Pan symdrome, wome

    It isn't true that only men suffer from Peter Pan symdrome, women have it too, we just tend to learn from our childish mistakes and take the long hard steps toward maturity. I am a proud member of Jenneration X and we will grow old together. (But totally not in a creepy way).

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2012

    Glad 2 have u back ms. Lancaster.

    Loved it! Slightly disjointed at first, but is def signiture jen lancaster hilarity. My personal fav? Banana Derby. I may not have been allowed to spend the $10, but i did pay the $1 for the sweet lil monkey jocky to hand me a post card!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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