Sunday, December 6, 2015

Little Miss Basic: A Parody (Little Miss and Mr. ME ME ME by Dan Zevin

Little Miss Basic loves her Uggs, her pumpkin spice lattes, and texting her totes amaze Basic B*tches. But when she gets dumped by her BAE, Mr. Douchebag, she feels sad and ratchet inside. How can a Basic bounce back?
Meet her friends from the Little Miss and Mr. ME ME ME parody series: Mr. Selfie, Little Miss Overshare, and Mr. Humblebrag! 

About the Author

Dan Zevin is a Thurber Prize-winning humorist. Two of his books, Dan Gets a Minivan andThe Day I Turned Uncool, were optioned by Adam Sandler, and the latter is now being developed for NBC by Jeffrey Katzenberg, Seth Grahame-Smith, and Lauren Rogen.

Dan has been an award-winning humor columnist for the New York Times, a comic commentator for NPR, and a contributor to print or digital editions of The New YorkerMcSweeney’sRolling StoneSalon, the L.A. TimesReal Simple, and Parents, among others. His latest project is a series of picture book parodies featuring adorably annoying adults, including Mr. Selfie, Little Miss Overshare, Mr. Humblebrag, and Little Miss Basic.

Product Details

  • Series: Little Miss and Mr. ME ME ME
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press (October 6, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1101904445
  • ISBN-13: 978-1101904442

Well, I know this book is a parody. You need to keep this in mind while reading this book. There is nothing really 'funny' about it in my opinion. It is crude, rude, and kind of degrading, to say the least. The author uses words like 'douchebag' and "MILF". I'm sure you know what that means. Is it necessary in funny/comedic books to use such language? I do not recommend this book to anyone. 

I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review.


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