It Gets Worse

It Gets Worse

A Collection of Essays

Book - 2016
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New York Times bestselling author Shane Dawson returns with another highly entertaining and uproariously funny essay collection, chronicling a mix of real life moments both extraordinary and mortifying, yet always full of heart.

Shane Dawson shared some of his best and worst experiences in I Hate Myselfie, the critically acclaimed book that secured his place as a gifted humorist and keen observer of millennial culture. Fans felt as though they knew him after devouring the New York Times , Publishers Weekly, Los Angeles Times , and Wall Street Journal bestseller. They were right… almost.

In this new collection of original personal essays, Shane goes even deeper, sharing never-before-revealed stories from his life, giving readers a no-holds-barred look at moments both bizarre and relatable, from cult-like Christian after-school activities, dressing in drag, and losing his virginity, to hiring a psychic, clashes with celebrities, and coming to terms with his bisexuality. Every step of the way, Shane maintains his signature brand of humor, proving that even the toughest breaks can be funny when you learn to laugh at yourself.

This is Let's Pretend This Never Happened and Running With Scissors for the millennial generation: an inspiring, intelligent, and brutally honest collection of true stories by a YouTube sensation-turned one of the freshest new voices out there.
Publisher: New York :, Keywords Press,, 2016
Edition: First Keywords PressAtria Paperback edition
Copyright Date: ♭2016
ISBN: 9781501132841
Characteristics: 237 pages :,colour illustrations


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Sep 18, 2018

It Gets Worse by Shane Dawson is a collection of his story’s and essay’s that outline his life. Many of the stories are funny and even though some have sensitive topics such as eating disorders, he still manages to talk about them in a lighthearted manner. The book is also written so that it feels like the author is speaking directly to you by including little parts where he says something directly to the readers. Throughout the book he talks about his journey and his struggles as well as how he dealt with them through the years. Before every story he really includes his fans and added a piece of art to go along with every story. The final note is from his mom on the night that changed their lives. I would give this book a 5/5 because it is so funny and feels very personal to both the author and the reader.
@skybooks of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

May 25, 2018

No educational value but so entertaining! Loved it.

Feb 13, 2017

Shane is hilarious as usual- I'm a subscriber! His stories tug your heart with his deep stories & make you smile at his times of success. I love and am proud of you, Shane! WRITE ANOTHER ONE PLEASE.


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