Super 40 by Lucy Woodhall
My Rating: 4 of 5 stars
This is the second book I’ve read by Lucy Woodhull—the first was her 2016 release, 667 Ways to F*ck Up My Life.
Super 40 is a gem that celebrates womanhood in all forms while hooking us with Woodhull’s amazing sense of humor.
The book introduces us to Shannon, a 40-year-old divorcee living with her parents, working in a yarn shop… and, oh yes, she also obtains a superpower in the most embarrassing way possible. Shannon learns that life isn’t over at 40, and no matter what cards you’re dealt, you need to kick some butt and have fun while doing it.
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667 Ways to F*ck Up My Life by Lucy Woodhull
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
If you’re looking for a book that’s
3. and engaging
then 667 Ways to F*ck Up My Life is for you. It stars Dagmar, who begins the story at the lowest of lows, having dealt with
4. losing her job
5. losing her crappy boyfriend
6. and being abandoned
so it’s not shocking that she drops a mic on giving a f*ck. Dag takes control and starts living life for herself, doing what makes her happy and not holding back to please an ideal others thought she should uphold. In the course of this, she temporarily adopts the persona of Giselle, and
7. meets a wonderful guy
8. who she can’t fall for
9. because she’s lying
10. and this obviously won’t end well
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