Yes Please - Book Review

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Started: September 15, 2015 | Finished: September 23, 2015

Yes, Please by Amy Poehler
Published by Dey St. on October 28, 2014
Genre: Non-fiction, Autobiography
Pages: 329
Book Edition: Hardcover, Audiobook
No. of times read: 1
Links: Goodreads

In Amy Poehler’s highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious. Powered by Amy’s charming and hilarious, biting yet wise voice, Yes Please is a book full of words to live by.
Rating: 5/5

My Review:

Just like Neil Patrick Harris, Amy Poehler is one of my favourite human beings! There's nothing she's done that I haven't loved. I always loved her on Saturday Night Live, loved her movies and of course, loved Parks and Recreation. She's one of the Queens of Comedy, and she's earned that title. Everything she does is fantastic and this book is no exception!

I bought the audiobook for this because I love the idea of having my favourite celebrities read their story to me. I would highly recommend this, it's the best. Amy tackles a lot in this book; stories of her life growing up, the start of her career and how she got to be where she is now, stories from SNL and Parks and Rec, her love for Tina Fey and others, etc. She also has guest speakers with her in her audiobook which was a nice addition. It's really worth it to buy both the book and audiobook!

What I love is Amy writes a really real book! You expect it to be funny because it's Amy Poehler and while there are very funny moments, Amy mixes her comedy with real moments and important messages. It's really inspiring and real, and I appreciated that. I appreciated this book! It was so well written, and well done to which I'm not surprised, it's Amy Poehler! She's amazing in everything she does. I will forever be a fan of hers, and this book just made me love her even more.

Have you read Yes Please? What are your thoughts?

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