|First published on the blog Hyperbole and a Half|
To be honest (and please, no arrows to my knee), I didn't find this book funny at first. I like dogs and stuff, but I didn't find them very funny. It was after her very moving post on her experiences with depression that I started to find the book funny. Soon, I started chuckling.
By the time that I finished reading, I can honestly say that I love this book. It's touching, it's funny and it's just plain awesome.
Just a quick note: you may want to keep this away from younger kids (primary/elementary school, and depending on maturity, lower-secondary/middle school) if you don't want them exposed to the f-bomb. It only appears a few times, but the first one appears almost immediately. Still, love the book.
Disclaimer: I got a free copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for a free and honest review.
P.s. You can read Allie's blog here