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Adulting Audiobook

Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps

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Publisher's Summary

If you graduated from college but still feel like a student...if you wear a business suit to job interviews but pajamas to the grocery store...if you have your own apartment but no idea how to cook or clean...it's OK. But it doesn't have to be this way.

Just because you don't feel like an adult doesn't mean you can't act like one. And it all begins with this funny, wise, and useful book. Based on Kelly Williams Brown's popular blog, Adulting makes the scary, confusing "real world" approachable, manageable - and even conquerable. This guide will help you to navigate the stormy Sea of Adulthood so that you may find safe harbor in Not Running Out of Toilet Paper Bay, and along the way you will learn:

  • What to check for when renting a new apartment - not just the nearby bars, but the faucets and stove, among other things
  • When a busy person can find time to learn more about the world - It involves the intersection of NPR and hair-straightening
  • How to avoid hooking up with anyone in your office - Imagine your coworkers having plastic, featureless doll crotches. It helps
  • The secret to finding a mechanic you love - or, more realistically, one that will not rob you blind

From breaking up with frenemies to fixing your toilet, this way fun comprehensive handbook is the answer for aspiring grown-ups of all ages.

©2013 Kelly Williams Brown (P)2013 Hachette Audio

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    Ale Gulfport, MS, US 09-18-17
    Ale Gulfport, MS, US 09-18-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great book from a great author"

    Great book from a great author! The stories were relatable and the tips were spot on. As the author mentioned in the introduction, every step won't apply to everyone's life, but overall this was a good read!

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    Erika 06-15-17
    Erika 06-15-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Disappointed"

    The book started off engaging but I quickly lost interest. personally the way the entire story is told as a list wasn't as fluid and funny as expected, it was unrelated and slow moving.

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    Jan_mt 04-23-17
    Jan_mt 04-23-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Confused by the audio quality"
    Would you listen to Adulting again? Why?

    Good contents, but i just don't really understand, after I purchased the audio book and audio sounds differently than the audio sample even the chapter they're reading. Hmm so confused. I am expecting the same audio quality as the sample.


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    Ryan 02-03-17
    Ryan 02-03-17
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    "loved it"

    Audiable books are the best and this is a great example. I am in my late 20s trying to figure out if I am more of an adult or not. This book has a great way of telling and showing how to be an adult.

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    Janessa Eddy 01-14-17 Member Since 2017
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    "It's okay"

    I'm a little disappointed. There's some good tidbits in here but honestly nothing that doesn't seem like fairly common sense. This would be a good book for someone who grew up very very sheltered. Or pampered. There was a few funny parts but other than that I think as a whole - this book would make a good blog post- but as an actual book- meh.

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    Jasmine Young 12-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    To be completely honest, this book was a great concept. It got boring real quick.

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    Keren Garland, TX 10-16-16
    Keren Garland, TX 10-16-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Not what I expected & bad language"

    I was expecting something humorous about growing into maturity, something I could quote from when I teach. It was not funny., nor profound. The reader's voice carried strong tones of disdain and disgust. There was also too much use bad language for expletives.

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    sarah 10-16-16
    sarah 10-16-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Cute! Like listening to your bestie give advice."

    Cute, with lots of helpful tips! Feels like you're listening to a best friend give advice. Recommended!

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    Dc1313 09-16-16
    Dc1313 09-16-16 Member Since 2013
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    "A very good read"

    It took me a while to get i to it but this is a very good book to help you get off of your bum and out i to the real world like a grown-up.

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    Mikayla Coker 09-06-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Love this book!"

    There are billions of books out there on how to be an adult, but this one really sums up EVERYTHING in a no BS way. I will definitely be referring to this book over and over in the future.

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