Mindy's true personality shines through in this book, which is a great display of her wit and humor. I didn't laugh out loud much, but it was quite entertaining. There is not much discussable substance to it, as we read it for a book club, and realized when we met up that not much of it was memorable material, or anything that would need to be delved into deeper. So it's simply a fun read if you are a fan of The Office.
This book should really be read in physical book form, as there are lists and pictures that can't adequately be described. A whole chapter is about pictures from her phone, so she suggests that you go to a bookstore to see the photos.
Can't anyone have clean comedy anymore?
Funny but offensive here and there; so I gave it a second chance, then a third, but I stopped listening after she describes her funeral fantasies and insists that God not be mentioned at the service so as not to take away the attention from her...vain much?? downright disgusted me and I turned it off. Not worth whatever jokes I might have missed after that.
A different performer, Mindy's voice was tough over a long period of time. There was a bit of droning
Something by Ricky Gervais
THe cultural aspects
I love books, and I used to love reading them. Audible is a great alternative for me, increasing my interest in reading again and helping me find out about some great books. :D
I would definitely recommend this audio book. Mindy Kaling is a great narrator, she is funny, insightful, charming and adorable. Her book is great, full of funny incidents from Mindy's life and it has a lot of useful advice in my opinion.
I wouldn't have been able to capture her voice in the story had I read it on my own. Now when I read her actual book, I can better tell how she wanted certain things to get across.
I would have yes, but I didn't have that time to.
I would love to buy her actual book, it was that great.
I loved the stories from Mindy's life that I could relate to. Even the ones that I could not were told with such honesty and humor that I thoroughly enjoyed them.
Mindy cracks me up throughout. I particularly loved the stories from her childhood.
I really enjoyed this book and think Mindy offers an honest, realistic and pretty
wholesome perspective that other women can relate to younger women can look up to.
Well narrated, she is funny, and reads very conversationally, like a great girlfriend.
Maybe more about her early acting in college.
A nice, light book.
I love listening to celebrity memoirs/books-- especially those narrated by said celebrity. Mindy Kaling is smart and hilarious. I didn't want it to end!
Would certainly recommend for a light, but heartfelt and entertaining listen. I'm a fan!
The stories. Awkward teenage-years and lack-of-hookup-skills stories are always entertaining to me. It was also interesting to hear how she got her start with Matt & Ben.
Why do boys take so long to put on their shoes?
Mindy's voice, which is extremely familiar, from the office. When there's a dialogue, Michael does the other voice so that's useful. I did not like that she mentioned pictures that are not included with the audiobook.
I listened to this on a long solo drive down the eastern seaboard and it made the time melt away. Something fresh and new about her approach which I found both entertaining and appealing. The honesty in which she shares her lifestory is engaging, relateable and very funny. She's a smart girl who doesn't play dumb, but uses a natural naivete and interest in pop culture to acheive her interesting brand of humor. I really enjoyed sharing her world for a few hours.