Is It Just Me? Audiobook | Miranda Hart | Audible.com
We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Is It Just Me? | [Miranda Hart]

Is It Just Me?

Well hello to you dear audiobook browser. Now I have your attention it would be rude if I didn't tell you a little about my literary feast. So, here is the thing: is it just me or does anyone else find that adulthood offers no refuge from the unexpected horrors, peculiar lack of physical coordination and sometimes unexplained nudity, that accompanied childhood and adolescence? I am proud to say I have a wealth of awkward experiences - from school days to life as an office temp - and here I offer my 18-year-old self (and I hope you, too, dear listener) some much needed caution and guidance on how to navigate life's rocky path.
Regular Price:$26.36
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

Well hello to you dear audiobook browser. Now I have your attention it would be rude if I didn't tell you a little about my literary feast. So, here is the thing: Is it just me or does anyone else find that adulthood offers no refuge from the unexpected horrors, peculiar lack of physical coordination, and sometimes unexplained nudity that accompanied childhood and adolescence? Does everybody struggle with the hazards that accompany, say, sitting elegantly on a bar stool; using chopsticks; pretending to understand the bank crisis; pedicures - surely it's plain wrong for a stranger to fondle your feet? Or is it just me?

I am proud to say I have a wealth of awkward experiences - from school days to life as an office temp - and here I offer my 18-year-old self (and I hope you, too, dear listener) some much needed caution and guidance on how to navigate life's rocky path. Because frankly where is the manual? The much needed manual to life. Well, fret not, for this is my attempt at one and let's call it, because it's fun, a Miran-ual. I thank you.

©2012 KingMaker Productions Ltd (P)2012 Hodder & Stoughton

More from the same

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.3 (186 )
5 star
 (107)
4 star
 (43)
3 star
 (17)
2 star
 (14)
1 star
 (5)
Overall
4.1 (176 )
5 star
 (86)
4 star
 (50)
3 star
 (22)
2 star
 (13)
1 star
 (5)
Story
4.5 (174 )
5 star
 (123)
4 star
 (28)
3 star
 (15)
2 star
 (5)
1 star
 (3)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Lily Totnes Valley, Australia 10-26-12
    Lily Totnes Valley, Australia 10-26-12

    unschooled, audiobook lover.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    6
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    41
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Cackle Worthy"
    What made the experience of listening to Is It Just Me? the most enjoyable?

    I sat with my 10 year old daughter over 4 or 5 nights and together we enjoyed the rollicking tales Miranda Hart spun for us . Both of us are mad fans of Miranda's show and were thoroughly excited to learn more about this comic goddess. We here pleased to hear catchphrases from her show, insights into life and silly banter between her present self and her younger self.


    What did you like best about this story?

    What I liked best was Ms Harts' ability to make herself the joke simply to make us happy. It is so refreshing in this day and age when humour and comedy is all about pulling others down and laughing at their expense that Miranda is willing to make herself the butt of the joke (often literally!). I am sure my daughter most enjoyed the tales of catastrophe and of course the 'poo' stories.


    What about Miranda Hart’s performance did you like?

    It was well delivered with equal measures of gusto and grace. Miranda knows how to perform and there was often (but not always) a clear delineation between her present self and her younger self. Actually I found that my daughter and I would talk to each other with Miranda's plum in the mouth middle class British accent which was hilarious in itself as we are ocker Aussies from the Oz bush!


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

    We would have loved to knock this book off in one sitting, however 7 hours was a little too adventurous for us.


    Any additional comments?

    Although there were some moments where our interest waned, I would highly recommend anyone listen to 'Is It Just Me' rather than read it. Miranda is a right scream and we had a nice time - it was almost like watching a whole series of Miranda. Such fun!

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Ann United States 01-01-13
    Ann United States 01-01-13 Member Since 2009

    Wonderwife, Supermom

    HELPFUL VOTES
    14
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    31
    5
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "An Absolute Delight"
    Would you listen to Is It Just Me? again? Why?

    After finishing listening to Miranda Hart's "Is It Just Me?", I thought to myself: "I'm going to listen to this again in a year or so." It's quite a funny book and had me laughing out loud quite often, but I want to listen again for another reason. Underneath the laughs the book has something wonderful to say about happiness. I think nearly all women sometimes feel that they don't fit the ideal that society, or perhaps they themselves, have set up. I think nearly all women feel some anguish about their inability to measure up from time to time. Beneath all of the laughing and silly stories and absurditiy, Ms. Hart has done a marvelous job of encouraging women to accept themselves, love themselves, enjoy life, and be happy. I was entertained, certainly. But I also came away from the book feeling a bit moved. And happy. And my own version of beautiful. So thank you, Ms. Hart!


    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Colin Manly, NSW, Australia 11-12-12
    Colin Manly, NSW, Australia 11-12-12 Member Since 2003

    Live in Sydney, Australia. South African heritage. Love audio books. Constant company on my non-stop business travels.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    109
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    248
    27
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    4
    3
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Miranda is just delightful..."

    Miranda played on Australian TV a couple of years ago. Miranda Hart simply demands attention... her quirkyness, her authentic playfulness, her relish in being herself. All of this is found in "Is it just me?"

    A romp. And genuine fun. Highly recommended.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Steve Metung, Australia 01-29-13
    Steve Metung, Australia 01-29-13 Member Since 2010
    HELPFUL VOTES
    29
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    92
    23
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    4
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "too much talking in her 18 year old voice"

    I like Miranda and her story, but not her constant discussion with her 18 year old self using 2 voices. There was just too much of it and I only lasted a couple of hours before it all wore a bit thin.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Victoria Laredo, TX, United States 10-25-12
    Victoria Laredo, TX, United States 10-25-12
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Miranda Hart is truly one of a kind!"
    What made the experience of listening to Is It Just Me? the most enjoyable?

    So being from the U.S. I am not able to actually purchase Miranda's book at a bookstore, but thanks to audible I heard the story straight from the amazing and hilarious mind of Miranda Hart! I highly recommend anyone to buy this book, her stories of how she converses with her 18 year old self and her memories are more memorable than her just as amazing show! Love you Miranda!!! :D


    What did you like best about this story?

    Everything!


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

    I have seen her show, and she is brilliantly funny in the show, and in her book she continues to bring the funny to the ears of her readers.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    SUCH FUN!


    Any additional comments?

    Everyone should read the book, but I say listen to it! It's even better!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Jeanine Galloway, OH, United States 04-24-13
    Jeanine Galloway, OH, United States 04-24-13 Member Since 2009
    HELPFUL VOTES
    35
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    8
    8
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    13
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Love Love Love"
    What made the experience of listening to Is It Just Me? the most enjoyable?

    I could listen to her talk all day long.


    Any additional comments?

    Pure enjoyment through and through, I look forward to her next book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Genevieve Montreal, Quebec, Canada 01-07-13
    Genevieve Montreal, Quebec, Canada 01-07-13 Member Since 2009
    HELPFUL VOTES
    16
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    39
    9
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Loved it."

    I'm a big fan of Miranda Hart and was thrilled to find her audiobook. It did not disappoint.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Almada paso del rey, Argentina 12-11-12
    Almada paso del rey, Argentina 12-11-12
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "A round of applause for Miranda Hart!!!"
    If you could sum up Is It Just Me? in three words, what would they be?

    It's about life and the various difficulties that are bound to come up and how humour helps us if not overcome them, at least endure them.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Is It Just Me??

    When she wonders about those moments in life which are like milestones, and which have no explanation. Life, eh?


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Peggie and Miranda's dialogue, or any scene with her eighteen-year-old self.


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

    Yes, it was. However, I decided not to do so since I wanted to enjoy every single sentence, and Miranda's wonderful reading.


    Any additional comments?

    Not to be missed.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    paula sydney, Australia 11-13-12
    paula sydney, Australia 11-13-12 Member Since 2008
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    6
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "No, not just her but ME too : )"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Is It Just Me? to be better than the print version?

    Hearing the "disaster on legs" reading the book makes this a fab listen - her voice and her singing lends the humour and also the simpicity to the book.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    16 year old Miranda is so full of dreams that its hilarious!


    Any additional comments?

    If you are a female or have a clumsy/awkward/different Daughter I recommend this book - just dont read it in public - people will stare when you start to hold your sides while crying with laughter!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Tyler Loveland, CO, United States 03-28-14
    Tyler Loveland, CO, United States 03-28-14 Member Since 2012
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    18
    4
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "It was Ok"

    I wanted to like it but it just wasn't very funny to me.
    Somewhat amusing, but not anything that really stood out as hilarious.
    I could have done without even listening to it.
    Those of the UK audience may relate to it more?
    I read about the reviews saying the young Miranda voice was annoying and decided to still give it a try and then also thought it became annoying.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-10 of 23 results PREVIOUS123NEXT
Sort by:
  • R.
    BANBURY, United Kingdom
    1/19/13
    Overall
    "The best for a very serious mind"

    I have always been a serious, almost humor-less person. I am aware of it and I have to admit that fairy tales and comic reads amuse me more than anything. They shift my thoughts from one of melancholy and cynical into one of life and sheer vibrancy. Miranda is hilarious and I like the existence of the young Miranda in her work because it gave me the chance to reflect and laugh, as against feeling humiliated, at my follies of years ago.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • alison
    middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    1/22/13
    Overall
    "SUCH FUN!!!"

    if you enjoy the series its just like it.

    I listened when whilst out with the dogs I must of looked a right wally giggleing whilst walking down the street!!

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • berta
    valdemoro, Spain
    12/25/12
    Overall
    "fantastic!"

    I'm a big fan of Miranda so maybe this review is a bit biased. But nevermind, I really loved this book, it was such fun!



    And Miranda narrating it was superb, she is SO GOOD. It seemed as if she was really enjoying reading her book.



    I loved this book, every minute of it.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • melanie
    Alfreton, United Kingdom
    1/27/13
    Overall
    "Brill"

    well what can I say. I think you need to listen to this book rather than read it to get the full Miranda effect. loved it.

    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • L
    Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
    11/6/12
    Overall
    "Wonderfully Entertaining"

    This was my first foray into audio books and I purchased it to listen to after an operation. It was fab - easy to dip in and out of and great for light entertainment when I was feeling rough. Miranda has a wonderful way of describing the world in a way we can all relate to and I would thoroughly recommend this to anyone who enjoys her show.

    15 of 18 people found this review helpful
  • Greg
    Reading, United Kingdom
    12/7/12
    Overall
    "Such fun!"

    If you don't like the Miranda TV serires - then you wont like this. If you do - then you will. Over 7 hours of Miranda madness. Such fun!!

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • jenny
    Reading, United Kingdom
    11/11/12
    Overall
    "Such fun"

    Lovely to listen too Miranda Hart read her own book! Great to listen to didn't want it to end. Very funny too.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • kay
    ipswich, United Kingdom
    12/23/12
    Overall
    "Mirandaland heaven!"

    This is Miranda at her very best, with all her awkwardness, continuously finding herself in hilarious situations. Narrated in her soft, apologetic tone, she relays her life story in a way that makes you want to laugh out loud and cringe with embarrassment on her behalf. Had all these mishaps happened to anyone else, they would perhaps seem far fetched and unbelievable but not in this case. 18 year old Miranda is a lovely addition and her outbursts of disgust and horror at the way her 38 year old self has turned out is priceless.

    Having listened to this book twice over, I dip into it constantly when I feel the need for a Miranda fix. Gentle, laugh out loud, slapstick brilliance.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • callum
    Chester, United Kingdom
    11/3/13
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "great read"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Is It Just Me? to be better than the print version?

    Is a great read had a good giggle at the same time. Love this women.


    Any additional comments?

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • C Crawley
    Midlands, UK
    9/3/13
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Disappointing"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    I love Miranda Hart; I think she is very talented and funny ...that's why I bought this book. I enjoyed the fact that she narrates this herself and thus delivers punch lines and feelings in the right measure. However, while the majority of the book is funny, and reasonably well observed, the constant and extremely irritating interruptions by "her younger self" really spoil it. The high pitched and stupid comments by her “younger self” ruined the whole thing for me. Maybe she was trying to simulate the ‘asides’ to camera she does in her TV show, if that was the case ....it doesn’t work! Sorry Miranda this book has been a big disappointment.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-10 of 261 results PREVIOUS1227NEXT

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.