So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know – Retta

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So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know by Retta

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: Raincoast Books
Published: May 29th, 2018
Publisher: St-Martin’s Press
Recommended Age: 14+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Nonfiction, Memoir, Celebrity, Humour, Pop Culture


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In So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know, Parks and Recreation star Retta takes us on her not-so-meteoric rise from roaches to riches (well, rich enough that she can buy $15,000 designer handbags yet scared enough to know she’s always a heartbeat away from ramen with American cheese). Throwing her hard-working Liberian parents for a loop, Retta abandons her plan to attend med school after graduating Duke University to move to Hollywood to star in her own sitcom―like her comedy heroes Lucille Ball and Roseanne. Say what? Word. Turns out Retta might actually be on to something. After winning Comedy Central’s stand-up competition, she should be ready for prime time―but a fear of success derails her biggest dream. Continue reading

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Filles à papa (Dad #1)

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Ma note: 4 de 5 étoiles
Reçu: Distributeur
Parution: Mars 2015
Éditions: Dupuis
Âge recommandé: 12+
Sujets: Bande Dessinée, Vie Moderne, Histoire de famille, Humour


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Père célibataire au foyer, c’est un boulot à plein temps, et ce n’est pas Dad qui va prétendre le contraire ! Surtout avec quatre filles au caractère bien trempé, et pas vraiment du genre à s’écraser devant leur éternel ado de père… Entre Pandora l’intello, Ondine la volcanique, Roxane l’espiègle et Bébérenice la petite dernière, ce comédien au chômage a trouvé le rôle de sa vie : celui de s’occuper de sa famille sans rien perdre de sa propre jeunesse. Continue reading