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From breakout stand-up comedian Iliza Shlesinger comes a subversively funny collection of essays and observations on a confident woman's approach to friendship, singlehood, and relationships.

"Girl Logic" is Iliza's term for the way women obsess over details and situations that men don't necessarily even notice. She describes it as a characteristically female way of thinking that appears to be contradictory and circuitous but is actually a complicated and highly evolved way of looking at the world. When confronted with critical decisions about dating, sex, work, even getting dressed in the morning, Iliza argues that women will by nature consider every repercussion of every option before making a move toward what they really want. And that kind of holistic thinking can actually give women an advantage in what is still a male world.

In Iliza's own words: "Understanding Girl Logic is a way of embracing both our aspirations and our contradictions. GL is the desire to be strong and vulnerable. It's wanting to be curvy, but rail thin at the same time. It's striving to kick ass in a man's world while still being loved by the women around you.

"This book is also for me, because apparently expounding on a stage for two hours a night wasn't enough. (Trust me, if I could start a cult I would, but I hate the idea of deliberately dying in a group.)"

©2017 Iliza Shlesinger (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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I enjoy this book. Its helping my self-confidence.

I like this book. Its helping my self-esteem, and helping me not to overthink on everything. I'm so glad I pick this book. I'm becoming a better person to myself because of it. Thank you Iliza Shlesinger.

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Great to hear her voice/inflection

Would you consider the audio edition of Girl Logic to be better than the print version?

I loved the audio book more than the print version - as she adds a few lines, and shares her "voices" - which makes you laugh out loud!

What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

The best part of this book helps you to think about how you are living your own life. She encourages you to ditch regret and second guessing yourself, which is really what most women need reminding of!

Which character – as performed by Mayim Bialik and Iliza Shlesinger – was your favorite?

Both were fantastic

If you could give Girl Logic a new subtitle, what would it be?

Stand up for yourself!

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*Too Fun*

Great mix of A life biography thus far, comedy, and theory. This lady is on the road to somewhere big. And she speaks of how you're on that same road too. Give it a listen. The worst that can happen is being left feeling encouraged, inspired, and having a smile on your face.

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Very funny and insightful look on a girls mind!

Very funny and insightful commentary on everything from relationships to career. It delves into the nuance of the American female psyche in a way that is informative and entertaining overall a great read!

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Finished it in less than a day...

I’ve been wanting to read this book since it came out but I have very little free time which is when I decided to get it on audible. It was a treat to hear her read her own book and give the passages the correct intonation. There were times that she sounded like she was on a never ending rant and therefore lost me a little bit but over all it was well written and insightful. I can truly relate to her perception of people. I’m glad to know I’m not the only one out there that thinks this way! Thanks for a fun read Iliza!!

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Empowered!

Finally, someone has the guts to address the elephant in the room. By calling the elephant ny its name, woman can finally realize we share similarq feelings and we can be empowered to be our wonderful selves.

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Honest and Funny

If you could sum up Girl Logic in three words, what would they be?

Honest, funny, and smart

Who was your favorite character and why?

Iliza, obviously

Have you listened to any of Mayim Bialik and Iliza Shlesinger ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I've watched all of Iliza's standup specials and think that this was equally as funny, but smarter and sharper.

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She does an excellent job channeling the "everywoman" inner monologue without patronizing.

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Read. This. Book!!!!

From talking about her body insecurities, explaining how hard it is to date in the modern world, and rag on how gross people look in mules, this book has something for everyone! If you love her standup, you’ll love this audible because it feels like you’re watching her. This book came out in November and I’ve already listen to it three times! Buy it, learn from it, and spread the word about this truly amazing book!

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I love this book

The world would be a better place if this were required reading for everyone in their early twenties. I wish I had had this book when I was in my early twenties. Would have saved me a lot of anguish

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can you say boring

Just blathered on and on and on . the content was just so unoriginal .