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Dear Girls Intimate Tales Untold Secrets and Advice for Living Your Best Life

Ali Wong's heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters the two she put to work while they were still in utero covering everything they need to know in life like the unpleasant details of dating how to be a working mom in a male dominated profession and how she trapped their dadIn her hit Netflix comedy special Baby Cobra an eight month pregnant Ali Wong resonated so heavily that she. 45 stars Right off the bat a uick PSA to Mari and Nikki the girls that Ali refers to in the story your mother was rightDo not ABSOLUTELY DO NOT read this book before you re 21 In fact deeply consider reading it at allThere are things that are objectively hilarious abso freaking lutely hilarious but horrifying stunningly so when you learn it s your own mother in the center of the storyahem onto the review That day my co workers found out my secret I m a fucking idiot Ali Wong known for her unfiltered comedy her hit Netflix comedy special Baby Cobra and wild life stories has made a leap into the literary scene Her book written is a series of letters to her children provides honest advice on men and marriage She challenges working women stereotypes embraces her Asian culture and doesn t back down from a frank sex talkWe learn how Ali began her career in San Francisco Bay comedy scene before moving to New York However that was no picnic She ran herself ragged sprinting from comedy show to comedy show auditioning for TV and eventually breaking out in the standup scene She eventually meets her husband and knew it was true love from their very first yoga session together It s always challenging not to fart during yoga but that day I clenched my cheeks extra tight And of course she writes down any and all advice she has for her two children That became my mantra for motherhood from there on outYou have suffered enough All in all this was a really really good bookA word of warning though when I say she s unfiltered I mean it Don t go into this book expecting to make it through a chapter without talking either about sex poop or afterbirth I hadn t known too much about Ali other than internet clips from her Baby Cobra special when I went into this bookAnd now I m a fan Her frank advice on life If you can make it easier make it easier and don t feel guilty about it really resonated with me I loved how she embraces motherhood in a crude crass way I haven t had children but even I know it s not all mommy blogs and matching onesies It s refreshing to have someone unapologetically laying it all on the lineIf you re a fan of her comedy or take no shit hold no prisoners women this book is for youYouTube Blog Instagram Twitter Snapchat mirandareads

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E off stage including the brutal singles life in New York ie the inevitable confrontation with erectile dysfunction reconnecting with her roots and drinking snake blood in Vietnam tales of being a wild child growing up in San Francisco and parenting war stories Though addressed to her daughters Ali Wong's letters are absurdly funny surprisingly moving and enlightening and disgusting for a. If you want to enjoy this book don t read the last chapter First do not read this book until you are over twenty one You should not be allowed to know these inappropriate things about me if you can t even buy beer yet Dear Girls is about the messy parts of life but ends up being a bit of a mess itself Despite the rough bits though it s an enjoyable read Once you get past the shaky opening chapters stand up and TV writer Ali Wong is as frank hilarious and graphic as you d expect My full review goes into detail about what did and didn t work for meBut if you re enjoying this book uit while you re ahead because the last chapter pops the illusion of candor and relatability like a day old balloonThe final letter is actually from Wong s husband and it is so close to self awareness The chapter could have been thoughtful and confessional but it doesn t uite get there and ends up a little irritating The real disappointment though comes in the third to last paragraph of the book when Justin Hakuta Wong s husband drops this line Who were we to take care of you and nurture such magical beings But then instinct kicked in along with relatives and Sofiya your magical Ukrainian nanny and we were off and running on our new adventure There s a lot to unpack there and I try to explain on my blog why this soured my experience of the book It s not that I m surprised that the family has a nanny it s that it didn t occur to me that she was missing until the very end For all her detailed descriptions of post birth infection and breastfeeding pains Wong never once mentions who is taking care of her children during the day She spends an entire chapter talking about the experience of being a stay at home full time parent while on maternity leave and how taxing it was She spends paragraphs praising her husband for being so involved even though he still works Never once in her unflinchingly honest set of letters to her daughters does Wong mention a woman instrumental in their upbringing Celebrity memoirs reuire almost as much suspension of disbelief as novels To enjoy them you have to ignore the enormous impact of wealth and resources on the life of the person whose problems you re reading about You have to look past everything that makes their life different to appreciate the moments when they re Just Like You Even the most honest of memoirs are a magic trickAli Wong almost pulls it off but if she wanted to seem relatable she should have either been honest about the help she gets or not mentioned it at all Thank you to Random House for providing an advance review copy of this title No money changed hands for this review and all opinions are my own

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Became a popular Halloween costume Wong told the world her remarkably unfiltered thoughts on marriage sex Asian culture working women and why you never see new mom comics on stage but you sure see plenty of new dadsThe sharp insights and humor are even personal in this completely original collection She shares the wisdom she's learned from a life in comedy and reveals stories from her lif. 45 StarsDear Girls is a book made up of Ali Wong writing letters chapters to her young daughters The letters are hilarious cautionary candid tales telling of Ali s life experiences from childhood through adulthood and cumulating into her becoming a mother She is frank candid vulgar and hilariously real about all aspects of her life She is not afraid to take risks and encourages her daughters to do so but to also learn from the mistakes their mother has made Her book reads like her stand up comedy specials heck she mentions them enough in the book She is fearless and really puts herself out there and pokes fun at her body dating her husband having immigrants as parents sex food pregnancy and how taking risks paid off and made her a better person and stand up comic You do not need to be a fan of Ali Wong to read this book I really didn t know much about her prior to reading this one I saw a couple of clips on YouTube of her performing while pregnant If you were not a fan before this book you will be after reading it Unless you are turned off by talk of gapping buttholes and her multiple descriptions of her big bush Seriously someone needs to introduce this woman to laser hair removal or as least take her to get waxed Just thinking out loud thereThis book is fabulous although it seemed to stop on a dime It just ended and then there was the afterword written by her husband to their two daughters Overall a hilariously funny frank raunchy heartfelt and entertaining read Thank you to Random House and NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review Honestly it cracked me up and made me smile All the thoughts and opinions are my own


About the Author: Ali Wong

Alexandra Ali Dawn Wong is an American actress stand up comedian and writer She is noted for her Netflix stand up specials Baby Cobra and Hard Knock Wife as well as her television appearances in American Housewife Are You There Chelsea Inside Amy Schumer and Black Box



10 thoughts on “Dear Girls Intimate Tales Untold Secrets and Advice for Living Your Best Life

  1. says:

    I've felt an increasing amount of jealousy and resentment from certain white male comics I hear that line a lot 'Me I'm just another white guy' Here's a solution Try being a funnier white guy I had such a fun time reading this book Dear Girls was given to me as a gift and at first I wasn't sure how much it was really my thing or ev

  2. says:

    35 stars I enjoyed listening to Ali Wong narrate her audiobook it made me want to rewatch her standup again She’s a rad person and I’m glad there’s visibility for raunchy Asian women with a potty sense of humor I appreciated her points about motherhood culture and going outside of your comfort zone in ord

  3. says:

    45 stars Right off the bat a uick PSA to Mari and Nikki the girls that Ali refers to in the story your mother was rightDo not ABSOLUTELY DO NOT read this book before you're 21 In fact deeply consider reading it at allThere are things that are objectively hilarious abso freaking lutely hilarious but horrifying st

  4. says:

    ”I often think about what it would be like for my grandfather to see me now What would he think about me saying all of the disgus

  5. says:

    CONGRATULATIONS Goodreads Choice Awards Humor WinnerThis was such a reprieve from what turned out to be a heavy mo

  6. says:

    45 StarsDear Girls is a book made up of Ali Wong writing letters chapters to her young daughters The letters are hilarious cautionary candid tales telling of Ali's life experiences from childhood through adulthood and cumulating int

  7. says:

    Ali Wong makes me laugh she is not only hilariously funnybut underneath her raunchy humor she’s a down to earth sweetie pie luv bug “Dear Girls” is her memoir non fiction book for her fans I’m one of them and anyone curious about her It’s written as a letter to her two young little girlswith instructions NOT TOBE READ UNTIL AGE 21 I loved this book I loved reading about Alieverything AliWe learn about Ali’s

  8. says:

    This is just not my kind of funny

  9. says:

    If you want to enjoy this book don't read the last chapter First do not read this book until you are over twenty one You should not be allowed to know these inappropriate things about me if you can’t even buy beer yet Dear Girls is about the messy parts of life but ends up being a bit of a mess itself Despite the rough b

  10. says:

    Let me tell you it is such a relief to have a funny well written book from a comedian that I admire Man I've been burned so many times before with mediocre books from comedians I barely dared to hope with this one But Ali Wong really delivered If you are a fan of Ali Wong you will like this book I pinky swear promise The beginning of the book is pure Ali Wong humor and if you think think that means vagina and pubic hair jokes you would be 1

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