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Bossypants Audiobook

Bossypants

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Audible Editor Reviews

Why we think it's Essential - Witty, finely-crafted, and meant to be heard, Bossypants is one of my favorite audiobooks of all time. Tina Fey knows how to deliver a good punch-line – and does so hilariously throughout her memoir. Her self-deprecating humor shines through, and this half-memoir, half-stand-up routine left me laughing for all in the subway car to hear. From her days in the Second City comedy troupe, to Saturday Night Live, to Hollywood, Fey's stories and memories will leave you in stitches. —Jess

Publisher's Summary

Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update", before "Sarah Palin", Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.

She has seen both of those dreams come true.

At last, Tina Fey's story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon - from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.

Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we've all suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Includes special, never-before-solicited opinions on breastfeeding, princesses, Photoshop, the electoral process, and Italian rum cake!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2011 Tina Fey (P)2011 Hachette Audio

What the Critics Say

"I hope that's not really the cover. That's really going to hurt sales." (Don Fey, Father of Tina Fey)

"Do not print this glowing recommendation of Tina Fey's book until I've been dead a hundred years." (Mark Twain)

"Hilarious and insightful. Laugh-out-loud funny - oh no, a full moon. No! Arrgh! Get away from me! Save yourself!" (A Guy Turning into a Werewolf)

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    "not good"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    this audio is boring. did not keep my attention. i was expecting better from T. Fey.


    What was most disappointing about Tina Fey’s story?

    monotone tone. story not captivating at all


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    Wiley818 South Dakota 07-11-14
    Wiley818 South Dakota 07-11-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Brilliant!"
    If you could sum up Bossypants in three words, what would they be?

    Hilarious, witty, smart


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Bossypants?

    I really enjoyed Tina's poem to her daughter. If only all parents could be so brutally honest and hilarious at the same time.


    What does Tina Fey bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I love that Tina adds her own comments and enthusiasm while reading the book. It's great hearing the whole thing from her point of view.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Absolutely!


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    kristin 07-10-14
    kristin 07-10-14
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    "FUNNY! Yet good lessons :)"
    What did you love best about Bossypants?

    The fact Tina Fey narrated was great, she can do voices so well and she is very funny. SO besides having a good laugh she has good points in life, really just about accepting who you are and letting things go.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Tina Fey...


    What about Tina Fey’s performance did you like?

    She is funny, she does voices, and just well all around great


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Accepting who you are, she talks about being brunette and what not.


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    Kevin 07-09-14
    Kevin 07-09-14
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    "Very Funny."
    Where does Bossypants rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Probably first or second.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The author's writing is laugh-out-loud funny!


    What about Tina Fey’s performance did you like?

    Fey's voice serves to add more hilarity to the story.


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    Dr. Dan B Denver, CO 07-03-14
    Dr. Dan B Denver, CO 07-03-14 Member Since 2009
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    "Very entertaining!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Bossypants to be better than the print version?

    Yes, Tina Fey doesn't just read the book, she performs it. Very entertaining.


    What about Tina Fey’s performance did you like?

    She was truly funny and her delivery of some of the lines in the novel had me cracking up.


    Any additional comments?

    I listened to this audiobook while on a cross country road trip - it was the fastest 5 hours of the entire trip!

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    Rachel 07-01-14
    Rachel 07-01-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Wow! Loved it!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I think Tina is fantastic! She is incredibly smart and well spoken. The fact that this book is also funny and insightful makes it a great listen for car trips. (Yes, I have listened to it multiple times on multiple trips because it keeps me awake and happy and unaware of my legs burning from the sun and the traffic jam I have been sitting in for 45 minutes.)


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    aaa 06-30-14
    aaa 06-30-14 Member Since 2014
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    "it is like 30 rock never ended"
    What did you love best about Bossypants?

    TINA FEY WAS READING TO ME! this is all I could have ever wanted since the ending of 30 rock. she lulled me into laughter and made every second memorable.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    TINA FEY. yeah, like who else would be my favorite character? the lesbians from high school?


    What about Tina Fey’s performance did you like?

    IT WAS TINA FEY. her beautiful voice was all i needed. I didn't even have to imagine how she said things, because she did that for me.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    TINA FEY will make you laugh so much. I almost lost control of my car a few times as the tears trickled down my face.


    Any additional comments?

    TINA FEY IS MY ONLY ADDITIONAL COMMENT! BECAUSE SHE IS TINA FEY, THAT IS A BIG DEAL!

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    Renee Nally 06-24-14
    Renee Nally 06-24-14 Member Since 2015
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    "Hysterical and insightful from this funny lady!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Bossypants to be better than the print version?

    It was brought to life by Tina Fey and that gave the audiobook an edge that wouldn't be achieved from just reading the book.


    Have you listened to any of Tina Fey’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, this was my first.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It made me truly laugh out loud.


    Any additional comments?

    Honest, down to earth and funny listen. I have recommended to several friends already.

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    Roger 06-23-14
    Roger 06-23-14 Member Since 2015
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    "A Great Disappointment"
    Would you try another book from Tina Fey and/or Tina Fey?

    Probably if it was a book ofher ccomedy routines.





    Would you ever listen to anything by Tina Fey again?

    Yes


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    It sounded like she was reading as fast as she could just to get through the book


    Any additional comments?

    First I love Tina Fey as a commedian and actor. I was really looking forward to listening to her book especially after all the glowing Audible reviews it received. What I found was a crude attempt at humor by a reader who was exploiting her name. It soon became boring and repetitious. What a shame.

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    Angela LEWISTON, ID, United States 06-23-14
    Angela LEWISTON, ID, United States 06-23-14 Member Since 2013

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    "Loved this!"
    Would you listen to Bossypants again? Why?

    I would. It was enjoyable and funny.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Who was my favorite character? huh? LOL. I love Tina Fey. She really endeared herself to me.


    What does Tina Fey bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I enjoyed hearing her expressions and tones as she read. I feel like I got more out of it.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    We listened to this on a cross-country trip. It was a huge hit. I laughed and found myself identifying with her (except I am not an actress, etc). We really enjoyed it


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