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Not a Match Audiobook

Not a Match: My True Tales of Online Dating Disasters

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Audible Editor Reviews

Brian Donovan’s comic tale of his history with Internet dating might seem mean-spirited if the criticism weren’t, in large part, self-deprecating. Donovan, who’s written for Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and Chapelle’s Show, mines the deep well of comedic gold that is Internet dating by going on an exorbitant amount of dates with all sorts of women - and a few that he couldn’t even be sure were women. Ax Norman delivers Donovan’s chronicles in a personal tone that feels both instructional and confessional. If you’re one of the millions of people who’ve experienced online dating for yourself, or if you’re a curious outsider, prepare yourself for an insider's look at the widely popular phenomenon and all of the insights into human relationships it provokes.

Publisher's Summary

Forty million people in the US have tried Internet dating, which means 40 million people have probably gone on some pretty crappy dates. Not a Match: My True Tales of Online Dating Disasters is about one guy who experienced more than his fair share. Brian Donovan, a writer and comedian whose work has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, NPR, and Chapelle's Show, has been on over 100 Internet dates in a genuine search for love and happiness.

©2013 Brian Donovan (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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    "Hilarious! Relatable! Great Pace!"

    I absolutely loved this book! Not only was the voice over artist incredible but the fallacies, hopeful triumphs and hard let downs of online dating were ones that I could understand. Great job!

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    A teacher with high expectations Orange County, CA 01-02-17
    A teacher with high expectations Orange County, CA 01-02-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Pretty Funny Stories"

    There were a few parts where I laughed out loud. Would recommend to someone who is single and trying to date, or has their own stories to tell.

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    Amazon Customer 07-28-16
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    seriously laughed out loud so much! practical but yet hilarious to listen to! online dating at its best!

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    Julie 04-23-16
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    "Enjoyable Little Read!"

    This book managed to be awkward and funny yet sweet as well - the author's bewilderment in some circumstances was hilarious. I have been on similar dates ...this book is worth it!

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    holley pennington, nj 07-26-15
    holley pennington, nj 07-26-15
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    "awful, just awful"

    I am unable to not finish a book once I've started, and this one has tested me more than any other, despite its short length. The reader is terrible, the story is terrible. Not funny at all. Even free it wasn't worth the time.

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    It's not what I expected, but it was fun to listen to.
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    dawnfyre 04-18-15
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    "Funny and straight forward"

    The book was funny and the narrator brought it to life well. And since when is there a word count requirement for a review?

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    gil nevo 02-16-15
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    narrators performance doesn't fit the writing style and hurts the book which already feels outdated as it is. ..

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    mmm Colorado 02-05-15
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    "love it every time I listen to it"

    great writing, terrific performance and hilarious content. winner! highly recommend to anyone in need of a good laugh.

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    Cameron 01-23-15
    Cameron 01-23-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Funny... Avoid OkCupid"

    It was a good book to pass sometime and hear someone's stories of the online dating world!

    I learning just how crazy the questions on OkCupid are.

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