By Laurie Notaro
It’s the main wonderful–and such a lot dreadful–season of the yr, while containers of muffins assault your thighs, drunken vacation revelers remain long gone their welcome, and your grandmother has conniptions on the division shop over the cost of hand lotion. Welcome to Laurie Notaro’s Christmastime.
In ten brand-new tales and 3 formerly released favorites, Notaro stocks the sidesplitting day-by-day mess ups of the vacations, like discovering herself on emergency female product recon at the hours of darkness on Christmas Eve; surrendering to the inevitable terrible reward Parade by way of easily soliciting for vacation dish towels and large white underpants from Sears; combating the morons in line on the 7th Circle of Hell, in a different way referred to as the home made craft shop; and attempting to dwell down her acceptance because the so much Unfun Christmas occasion visitor Ever, because of an unlucky false impression concerning a faux overdose and emergency paramedics.
So even if you end up on the boring and shrewdpermanent get together or the Raucous and silly social gathering this vacation season, you’ll continually comprehend the place to discover Laurie–just stick to the chocolate path over to the cheese platter. She’ll be the single dialing the law enforcement officials.
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An Idiot Girl's Christmas: True Tales from the Top of the Naughty List by Laurie Notaro