So then this happened and I never stopped screaming again.

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I don’t even have the words, y’all.

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  1. Congratulations!

  2. Yay!!! Congrats.

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    Because you are so fantastic, that’s why ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. So proud, girl. XXOO!!!

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    Char James-Tanny


    (And you took first place away from Drift! Wow.)

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    Kathryn (@Thrushiebaby) Franks

    THAT KICKS ASS!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. Big hugs and congratulations to you!

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    Rayne Millaray

    Omg, Jenny, congratulations! Seriously awesome. Glad I helped you get there with my book purchase. >.>

  9. That’s ultra cool! Congratulations!

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  10. Yay! So exciting!

  11. Congratulations!!!!!! That’s amazing and not at all a surprise! You make me laugh all the time, no one deserves it more. Hooray!!

  12. KillEr!!! Amazing -hugs-

  13. Congratulations Mrs.Lawson, you have become a living legend.

    I hope you’ve planned for a celebratory trip to Disney World.

  14. I’m told a good primal scream of triumph goes a long way in this sort of situation.

  15. WE ARE SO EXCITED and proud to know you

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  16. OOOH! That’s a good cry…even if it’s ugly. Congrats!! Not surprised at all!

  17. YAYAYAYAYAY!!! Congrats, Jenny!!! I read your book already and recommended it to everyone! It was brilliantly funny and moving!

  18. It’s because you are THE BEST and now everyone knows it!! Thanks for sharing it with us ๐Ÿ™‚

  19. Congrats! I read it over the weekend and loved it!! Was sad when it was over!

  20. Congratulation!
    So deserved!!!
    So happy for you!!!!!
    And some more of these !!!!!!!!! just for the hell of it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  21. AWESOME!!!!! *bows to you*

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  22. I agree with CherBear. You deserve it because you ROCK.

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  23. Huge congratulations Jenny!

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  24. Congrats and well deserved! wtg!

  25. I think you’re the only person who’s even the slightest bit surprised. The rest of us are calmly celebrating, smug in our knew-it-all-alongness. Congrats!


    The book is so great! And everyone loves it! And everyone loves you!

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  27. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!! That is so amazing!! I was actually reading your book when I saw this!! Congrats!!

  28. YAYAY!!!! I’m so so so so happy for you!!
    congratulations!!!! x x x x x x x

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  29. Well now you can claim to be a number one best selling author.

    You’re SPECIAL!

    Also, I got my copy in the mail yesterday. SQUEEEEEE! I’d come to a book signing but it was a reeaallllllyyyyy long drive. 13 hours was the closest I saw.

  30. That’s awesome and well deserved. The book is great. Congratulations!!!!

  31. Neither do I, except that I’m so proud to know you and that you deserve every bit of it, for being brilliant, awesome and brave. Mazel tov, my friend.

  32. Congratulations! That is AWESOME!

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  33. Holy fuck, you bested Rachel! My two favorite women on the top of the best sellers list. Fuck yeah!

  34. Awesome!! XOXO

  35. You’re kicking Rachel Maddow’s ASS!

  36. I was going to have you sign my boobs tonight, because I bought the Kindle version of your book and I left the Kindle at home accidentally. But now my boobs aren’t worthy.
    So excited for you!

  37. Yay!

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  38. Amazing! Congrats! This is all YOU.


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  39. Because it’s awesome! Can’t wait to begin reading after my exams are over tomorrow!!!

  40. I’d argue that you had plenty of the words, and they’re a joy to read. That’s why you’re there!

    Looking forward to meeting you at Book People tonight!

  41. *muppet flail*

    HELL YEAH! Yay you!!!!

  42. So not surprising. Yet so very cool!

  43. AWESOME.

    Just damned awesome.

    Congrats, Jenny!

  44. Holy crap, that’s awesome! You definitely deserve it! Catch you tomorrow in Dallas.

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  45. Read the book first day it was out and want to buy one for everyone I know. Well deserved. Congrats!

  46. congrats! sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo well deserved. i still have to buy my copy. i’m getting right on that…

  47. Let’s try words like: congratulations. You go girl. Stop crying and be happy.

    I could go on & on, but I think all your fans here will help with the list. ;D

  48. Number 1 on the New York Times Best Sellers list!?! Doesn’t get much better than that! I’m crying for you too.

  49. And stop crying. Unless it’s from joy. Then you can keep crying

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  50. That’s so incredible – congratulations! <3 xx

  51. Oh my god indeed!!! Way to go Jenny! No thanks to me and my stupid nursing exams. But I will get it and read it!! 2 exams to go!

  52. Yayyyyyyyyy! A million congrats to you! You deserve it. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  53. Don’t turn into Barbara Cartland. Actually, promise you WILL. Pink hair, cocktails for breakfast, pink poodles.

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  54. Oh my God! I’m so excited for you that I teared up a little! Of course, it could be the pregnancy hormones coursing through my body, but I think it’s mostly because I’m just so happy for you!

    You should totally get a wallet-size version made and laminate it to carry it around in your pocket all the time. It’d be way more useful than the little laminated, pocket-size diplomas they gave my class when we graduated from high school. Still not sure what those were for…it’s not like I’ve ever needed to provide proof on the spot that I graduated from a little school in East Texas.

    Sorry, off topic (I’m blaming the pregnancy again for my wandering baby brain)…Congratulations!!!!

  55. Woot!! Couldn’t have happened to a more awesome person! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  56. Congratulations! That’s awesome!

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  57. Congrats! *handing you a virtual tissue*

  58. SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO GREAT. And deserved.

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  59. Yay you! I checked your Amazon ranking yesterday, out of sheer curiosity, and saw you were #28 out of the entire books category. I figured, with those numbers, you’d make some bestseller list or another.

    Congrats! It’s an awesome book and you should feel proud. ๐Ÿ™‚

  60. Congratulations!!! You deserve this and so much more!!

  61. I’m reading it right now and the fact that I wish my dad had thrown a bobcat at my fiance is a testament to your storytelling. Or, actually, to the fact that I don’t have a fiance but the last guy I dated was a douch and deserved to have a bobcat thrown on him.

    Anyway, not surprised at all. Rock on, sister friend!

  62. It’s seriously amazing… I enjoyed every word, reread some parts to laugh so hard I cried over and over again…

  63. Congratulations!

  64. Aaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!! Best news!

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    Mindy Foster

    Go Jenny!! So proud!! And I am so loving reading your book this week, I have been looking forward to it for years!!

  66. Woo-hoo!!! So Awesome. So Awesome!

  67. I’m not surprised one bit. Your book is f*cking awesome.

  68. Holy bananas on a biscuit! Congratulations!

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    Congrats Jenny!! I’m so excited for you!!

  70. Everyone who’s surprised, raise your hand. *looks around* Nope, no hands! ๐Ÿ™‚

  71. “That’s New York Times Bestselling Stuffed Weasel Owner, thank you very much.”

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  72. That’s so awesome, congratulations!

  73. Woo! I’ve been telling everyone I know to read it!

  74. ’tis well deserved. I got the first of my 2 copies today! Thank you!

  75. Just don’t let them make a sit-com outta of your fabulous book! Finished it yesterday & LOVED IT!!!

  76. We love you; that’s why.

  77. JUST finished reading my copy and was so disappointed that it was over. You are so fantastically random and inspiring all at the same time. The first page I go to when I get home at night is yours in anticipation of whatever new adventure/mishap you’ve gotten yourself into. Honestly not surprised your book is on top. Congratulations!

  78. That’s awesome! Can’t wait to see you tomorrow!!!

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  79. Well, now there’s NO WAY Victor can realistically deny you any taxidermied creatures.

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  80. I just finished the Audiobook and now I must INSIST that everyone who bought the book (I got both) go buy the audiobook too. The bonus chapter and outtakes are sooooo worth it. … Not to mention listening to the words in your own voice.

    You are awesome! Congratulations to a wonderful lady!

  81. Add that to People mag saying “Can’t wait till Jenny Lawson puts out her second.”

    I love this, because it’s YOU and because of YOU. I love a phoenix that rises out of the ashes.

    How could we NOT??

    We love you, Jenny Lawson.

  82. That’s the best news ever and I truly feel so happy for you. I would feel happy for me if people would read my story about pork chops. I was bawling my eyes out at the end, because I miss my stepdad.

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  83. YAY!!!!!!!!! That’s fucking awesome. Can’t wait to read the next book!

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  84. F*CKIN RIGHT!!!!!!! need to buy my copy still ๐Ÿ™‚

    P.S. come to chicago, please and thank you.

  85. Yay!! Of COURSE it’s number 1! Congratulations ๐Ÿ™‚

  86. Huge congratulations! Go you!!

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  87. That’s where it should be, Jenny! I noticed it was #4 on Kobo this morning, but didn’t have the chance to check NYT. So happy for you. ๐Ÿ™‚ xoxo

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  88. CONGRATS JENNY! You deserve it! ๐Ÿ™‚

  89. Congrats Jenny!

  90. Congratulations!!! Not surprising though, your book is fantastic! Also, I agree, please come to Chicago!

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  91. Holyholyholycow! That is awesome!

  92. Well deserved, the book is absolutely hilarious! I devoured it in two sittings, laughed til I cried.

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    The Other Jamie

    I’m sure that at least 100 people have said this by now but…this makes me FURIOUSLY happy. And not surprised in the least. Even though I’m probably 10 years older than you, would you consent to be the voice of my generation? Because you are.

  94. I read probably half of your book to my husband, who is annoyed because he wants to read it, too. You so deserve this – congrats!

    PS: I’m in Austin and I’ll be coming to your BookPeople event. ๐Ÿ™‚

  95. Oh phew! It was a good cry. Congrats!! Many many many congrats!

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  96. Holy SheiรŸe! That’s the NY Times! Awesome! Congrats! It’s not an ugly cry, just pretend it’s a pageant cry. You are from Texas and all.

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  97. OMG that’s so exciting. I definitely did a happy dance when mine came in the mail on Monday. I also may have dreamed that you came to my office for a book signing, but I think that’s just because it was something fun to think about instead of the 20 events we had going on that week at work. Or maybe I’m crazy. Either way, so excited about the book and apparently event planning even in my dreams . . .

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  98. HELL. YES.

    It couldn’t go to a more deserving owner of a stuffed weasel.

  99. Of course it’s #1! Because you’re awesome! <33333

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    Just A. Reader

    Awesome! And not the tiniest bit surprising. You ROCK, Jenny! xoxo

  101. Congrats congrats congrats.

    We never once doubted this could happen for you.

  102. A-fucking–mazing!

    You deserve it!

  103. YES! Congratulations!!

  104. I think that you’re the only one who is surprised, Jen. We all already know you rock and knew that you’d hit it out of the park.

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  105. I wanted to write something really pithy so that you might acknowledge my presence, but all that comes to mind is a genuine “we are all so proud of you”. I have loved reading your book ( and since I was a VP in HR, you can just imagine which part was my favorite)!

  106. I think this means I have bought a NYT bestseller for the first time in my entire life. It just arrived at my door yesterday and I can’t wait to read it!

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  107. Awesome. Amazing! And totally weird because I was just searching around for where your book was on the bestseller list (cause I knew it had to be up there) when this came through on Twitter.

    I cannot think of anyone more deserving. All those years of procrastinating this paid off!

  108. 109
    Jessi Torres

    So furiously happy for you ๐Ÿ™‚ I originally bought it on my Kindle, then I went out and bought a hard copy because my best friend can’t afford it and she needs to read it ๐Ÿ™‚ you deserve this so much!!!!

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    Barb McCormack, aka Starwefter



  110. This is aweome!!! So great!!! So… so…
    What’s bigger than awesome?
    Whatever that is, it’s THIS!!!!
    Congratulations, hon!!

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  111. You’re amazing, congratulations! You were awesome in LA and I am getting all teary-eyed just because I’m so excited for you! YAY!

  112. Congratulations! Now we know why Juanita has been cheering, she’s a fortune teller and was cheering about this, just a bit early ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  113. You deserve it. Refreshingly great book. I’m buying it for all the Mom’s in my life for mother’s day.

  114. So, the appellation, ‘Best Selling Author’ now fits. Well done!

  115. That’s amazing and exciting! But… I notice the date in the corner of the screenshot is May 6, 2012. Are you time travelling again? Didn’t I tell you that wreaks havoc on your digestive system? ๐Ÿ™‚

  116. And now, of course, you need a picture of Wil Wheaton holding your book.

  117. Oh.my.cod. That is so friggin’ awesome! Cant wait to order the book.

  118. Fantastic and SOOOOOO Deserved, enjoy it, bask in it and write 17 more right away !!

    Kathy (Alivada)

  119. WOW!!! Congrats!!


  120. Okay, so now I’m crying on the train I’m so happy for you. Yes, really. This is so, so awesome and so, so well deserved.
    You’re awesome.

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    excellent! a well deserved place in the ratings!

  122. I read it in 2 days and it is HILARIOUS and TOUCHING and SWEET and YOU. DESERVE. THIS!!!!!!

    Enjoy it, Friend. ๐Ÿ™‚

    You absolutely deserve it. I’m so very happy for you.

  124. You shouldn’t be surprised… Your book is awesome!

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  125. Awesomeness!!

  126. Congratulations! I am almost finished with the book and you deserve every bit of praise and recognition that is coming your way.

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  127. That. is. unreal! What a day for you!!!!!

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  128. I am so happy for you!!! Fucking. Amazing.

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    Leah Adams

    OMG!!! Congratulations!!

  130. Just finished the book ten minutes ago. Fabulous and hilarious! Definitely not a book to read when you’re at lunch alone in a restaurant. People will look at you strangely as you smile and quietly laugh to yourself.

  131. Well we all love you and you deserve it.

  132. If you didn’t know you were fucking fantastic, now you have proof in print in the motherfucking NYT

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  133. Whaaaaaaaat???! That’s awesome!

  134. Weasels! It’s all the dead weasels buying the book! They are unjustly discriminated against when trying to shop at their local bookstores, but these critters can point & click on Amazon.com like nobody’s business.

    Congrats to The Bloggess! You are #1, and weasels everywhere are thankful that you’ve shown them that even though they are dead varmints, they can still dress up in spiffy clothing. It’s a win-win!

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    Mary-Louise Shulman

    Because you are made of awesome.

  136. That’s SOOOOOO incredibly exciting!! Go you!

  137. Hell, yeah!

  138. I’m reading it now, so this is no surprise.

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  139. WOW. Ain’t that something SPECTACULAR. Congratulations to you!!! And I’m going to go buy a copy now (cause it seems like maybe it might be good or something?) I don’t know. Off to Barnes. Bye.

  140. Woo hoo; congrats……………..

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  141. Congratulations! That’s amazing.

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  142. YAAAAYYYYY!!!! That’s SO SO cool. Like, on a scale of one to ten – about a trillion billion. You deserve it, truly. Are you running around the place, bump chesting and high fiving everyone you meet?

  143. Well, obvi. Freakballs amazesauce, I tell ya.

    Congrats. Enjoy every single minute. You so completely deserve it.

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  144. Holy fuck. Hugest congratulations!!!

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    Jonathan Zero

    Woot! Congrats!

  146. So, the appellation, โ€˜Best Selling Authorโ€™ now fits. Well done!

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  147. Congratulations, Jenny!

  148. Careful! At this rate, you’re gonna run yourself right out of to-do items on your life list.

    Time to get a bigger list, I guess.

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  150. It couldn’t happen to a better person, sweetheart!

  151. Not remotely surprised. CONGRATS

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    Rachel Johnson

    deserved ๐Ÿ™‚ Make sure Juanita brews you some tea to soothe your tired throat

  153. It’s not surprising with all the wonderful energy you’ve put out into the world, that some of it would find its way back to you! You deserve this! Congrats!

    Happy shiny puppy hugs!

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  154. So awesome!!! You deserve it!!!

  155. I am near to bursting with happiness for you!!!

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  156. You should get a stuffed muskrat to celebrate.

  157. Congratulations. It couldn’t have happened to a more fucked up human being. (I say that with as much love as possible.)

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  158. Congratulations! You earned it and you deserve it.

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    Katherine Garretson

    Because you’re fantastic, and so is the book! I finished it a few days ago, and I’ve been pestering everyone I know to read it as well. I would love to buy your second book, when can you get it to press, please?

  160. 161
    Accidental Londoner

    WHOOP! The UK is waiting with baited breath for its release over here…seriously excited. Many congratulations!

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  161. You deserve it! You are AWESOME!!!!

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  162. Thst’s awesome!!

  163. Also.. now that you are #1, why not come to some states not bordered by oceans? The Tattered Cover in Denver is a rocking bookshop. And you can sign Oscar, the 60+ yr old deer head who doubles as our holiday tree!

  164. Congratulaions, Jenny! You certainly deserve it. Seriously dude, that is the funniest book that I’ve ever read (but I did cry when Barnaby Jones died).

  165. Hey. I’ve read it. It BELONGS there.

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  166. Oh my gosh!!! You’ll never get back to sleep now!

  167. I think it’s cute that you’re surprised — but we luv you, poodle-muffin!

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  168. Nice work!!

  169. So I bought your book yesterday because your blog makes me laugh out loud and your book isn’t letting me down either. You go girl! Congrats on the number 1 spot!

  170. I read through your book so quickly, because it was awesome – now I wish I had slowed down – because it was AWESOME!

  171. Congrats! And I am loving the book — half-way through. Already recommended it to friends. ๐Ÿ™‚

  172. That’s awesome!
    If you could bottle how you are felling right now, it would be sweeter then Yoo-hoo.

  173. I’ve never commented on here before, but I have to say congratulations! You deserve it, your book is amazing!

  174. Have you been visiting the future, too? I wouldn’t be surprised. Cause you’re that awesome and probably know all the time lords by now.

  175. Very nice. Still waiting to see where it ends up in USA Today, where I get my news. But congrats on a first step.

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  176. Congratulations! I hope it’s everything you ever dreamed of. *raises a glass of good champagne in toast*
    Also, towels. Victor must buy you lots and lots of towels.

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  177. Congratulations, Jenny! There’s no one in the world I’d be happier for. And for the record: I’m not the least bit surprised!

  178. WHOO HOO! You deserve it and more. X

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  179. WOOOOO!!! I’m dancing for you, Congrats!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  180. So incredibly excited for you. I’m knee deep in your book now and loving every minute. This is well deserved! Thanks for bringing so much hilarity and general awesomeness to the lives of all your fans. You, Jenny Lawson, are amazing.

  181. I’m about 1/2 way through. I read at night in bed and I keep waking up my hubby because I’m laughing so hard.

  182. Living the dream, baby. Living the fucking DREAM. Mazel tov! Loved every pixel of the e-book, now I might have to get the audio version since someone above mentioned “bonus chapter.” Yes please.

  183. I’m listening to the audiobook version – had to pull off the side of the road during the diaper in the swimming pool chapter. Could not stop laughing. No, seriously. I could not stop laughing.
    p.s. You’ve made me a better swearer.
    p.p.s. Thanks.

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    Mike Richards

    Wow – well done! The taxidermists of America will be thinking Christmas has come early.

    Is it too early to start thinking about the movie adaptation?

  185. Congratulations!

  186. Congratulations, Jenny!!!!! It is so well deserved. The book rocks!

  187. Nobody deserves it more! And, at least for me…not even a little bit of a surprise ๐Ÿ™‚

    Truly, thoroughly enjoyed the book, couldn’t put it down, read it in a day. You’re awesome!

  188. OF COURSE IT IS! It’s fucking amazeballs! You deserve it, darlin’; and the second book will be number one as well. Your fans will guarantee it. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  189. My copy gets here today…I’ve been stalking my front door all day long.

    I think you earned a much bigger mouse orchestra for this one! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  190. WOOHOOOO…good job!!

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  191. Congratulations Well deserved

  192. Our fifteenth anniversary is coming up this year. My husband says he will LET me buy towels. Hee. I still bought a chicken on a stick to put in our front yard. Just to warn him.
    Congrats the books is Fab-u-lous!!!!!!

  193. Awesome! We just bought the Nook edition yesterday, and I’ve been reading it to my wife – when I’m able to speak, that is – there are parts that I’ve been laughing too hard to read out loud. ๐Ÿ™‚

    We’re only about halfway through so far. Best book I’ve read in a while – well done, and well deserved!

  194. My copy just arrived today in the mail (the pre-order shipping was a bit slow). I already slapped my signed bookplate inside of the book and love it so far! <3 Thanks for what will be a great read.

  195. Congrats! That is so amazing and well deserved. I finished your book this week, and I loved every page. Keep on posting and writing.

  196. I think you’re the only one that’s surprised by this!! <3

  197. Tell your husband you better get a zebra for this one!

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  198. Well duh, woman! Give love to receive love, and you give a helluva a lot of love to your followers!! We are thrilled and #furiouslyhappy for you!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  199. Time to celebrate! And by celebrate, obviously I mean go out and buy a taxidermied beaver. You can call him Beaver Cleaver.

  200. Wow! That’s so freakin cool. Congratulations!

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  201. We TOLD you you’re amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  202. Definitely well deserved! Congrats!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  203. I can’t even express how happy I am for you! Congratulations, you deserve it!

  204. Congratulations! Can Nathan Fillion and that twine picture be far behind?

  205. Your book is amazing- you deserve this!!!

  206. Major,well-deserved congrats w/ a side order of whatever taxidermied item your heart desires! (wow that sounded way more epic on my head)

  207. Mine just came in the mail, Jenny! Congratulations! I have had three friends (all unrelated contextually) talk about this book and how excited they were! I cannot WAIT to start reading this!

  208. Well, I just finished reading it and it’s a pretty damn good book… so I’m not surprised!

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  209. YAY! I knew you could do it. I made my family buy at least two copies. So does that make me a best selling author by proxy? I think so. You’re welcome.

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  210. Well deserved! I just finished the book and I have to say I don’t think I’ve laughed that hard in years! (Which is kind of sad, if you think about it – so I won’t!)

    Congratulations! And even though I don’t know you personally, I’m still so very happy for you. You seem nice, and like we could be good friends.

    Does that sound weird? Because I think it might sound weird.

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  211. Congrats!

    P.S. Can I borrow your time machine? xd

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  212. YAY! I can totally believe it! Congrats!

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  213. When you laugh, cry, and win, we do, too. Congrats, Jenny!! From one of your kazillion fans.

  214. That is WONDERFUL!!! And so well deserved!!! Your sense of humor and timing is incredible, your stories are fabulous, and you have MAD SKILLS with putting it all on paper/on screen!

    I’m so glad that you are being recognized for your hard work and for your contributions to workplace reprimands, subway, bus and airplane stares, tardiness and hooky-ism everywhere, peed pants, marital squabbles over bedquakes, and injuries sustained while laughing by hundreds of thousands of loyal fans and new readers!! Kudos and many congratulations!!!

  215. You’re awesome, you deserve it.

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  216. Congratulations….the women of Texas will one day rule the world… but we knew that already didn’t we???

  217. Are you kidding?? That is awesome!

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  218. CONGRATULATIONS! You totally deserve it!!

  219. Not even surprised. In the slightest.

    A woman on twitter bought your book and they sent her the audio version instead. She wanted the book so she’s sending me the audio version and buying another book.

    OBVIOUSLY she’s a giant fan of yours who is luckily a fan of mine.

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  220. Jenny Lawson, Bestselling Author. Has a nice ring to it, huh?

  221. This person is not shocked, but is sooooo happy for you!

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  222. congratulations!! that is amazing. i wouldn’t know what to do with myself besides cry if that happened. enjoy it!!

  223. You deserve every bit of that awesomeness! Congratulations!!

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  224. So proud of you!

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  225. Congratualtions!! That’s HUGE!!

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  226. Whoa! I’d never stop screaming, either. ๐Ÿ™‚ Congrats!!!

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    Wow! Well done ๐Ÿ˜€

    Really looking forward to it coming out in the UK.

  228. WHOOT! And I havn’t even bought mine yet!!! Way to go baby! You deserve it!

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    Awesome ! Congratulations.

  230. I was listening to the audio-book when I found this! Congratulations!!!!
    Nathan Fillion HAS TO pose with twine now!
    Canada is still waiting to meet you!!!

  231. You completely deserve this. I just finished your book today and it was HYSTERICAL. I seriously snorted through the whole book, causing my husband to shoot me dirty looks. Yours is a rare (and fun) talent.

  232. The words are AMAZEBALLS and OF COURSE!!!!! XD

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  233. Congratulations Jenny!!! You deserve every bit of this rainbows and lollipops kind of good news. I’m doing the happy dance over here for you. Keep this shit up!

  234. YES! That restores my faith in humanity.

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  235. Dang. Well done. Congratulations! Party drinks all around!

  236. You’re even surprised? Psha.

  237. Awesome and SO deserved!!!!

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  238. No surprise. It rocks. You rock. Oh, and dinosaurs rock. So I think you should celebrate by obtaining a dinosaur skeleton and doing this:

  239. Jenny, you have NO IDEA how amazing and inspirational you are. It was because of YOUR writing of your struggle with depression and anxiety I finally got the courage to get treatment for my own depression/anxiety issues. I have been getting counseling and medication now for about 3 months, and it has made all the difference in the world.

    You are an absolutely incredible — like Mother Teresa, only better.

    PS My husband says to tell Victor, “I feel your pain dude.”

    PPS I know you will back me on this, if I say a man who truly loves his family will buy grenade launchers to protect from the zombie apocolypse, right? I mean the CDC has a page on it. This shit is real, people!

    PPPS Oh yeah your book was totally awesome and I have Facebooked it, Pinned it, and shoved it in all my friends faces telling them they must read it. Now.


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  241. I can’t wait to read it. Jenny you are a PHENOMENON WAY BIGGER THAN BACOS!!

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  242. That is so awesome! Congratulations!!!!
    Have you gone hoarse from screaming, and are just making raspy noises now? ๐Ÿ™‚

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  243. I can’t afford to buy a copy right this second, but I am in the library queue to get it, and there are FIVE people left ahead of me. I have never checked the status of my library account so damn often.

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  244. That’s fabulous! Congratulations!

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  245. You freakin’ did it! So very happy for you.

  246. AWESOME! Truly, truly awesome! So happy for you!

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  247. I am reading it now and laughing out loud! It’s great! Congratulations!!

  248. Congratulations! It is a beautiful, funny (funny!) book!

  249. OF COURSE IT DID. We all knew. ๐Ÿ™‚ So happy for you!

  250. your book is awesome! a friend just told me about you and i read the book in 2 days. i love love love you!

  251. You act surprised!

    While I’m a fast reader, I do usually try to savor new books over a few day time span.

    Not yours! I flew through it (reading aloud to a friend while we were on a road trip, mind you) over the weekend and you literally had us laughing our asses off. We had to pull over at one point because we couldn’t see through the tears. Just when I’d start thinking “Okay, this is exaggerated,” you’d share a picture and I’d lose my shit again.


    Absolutely the best book I’ve read yet this year.

    Congratulations on a spot on that list that’s well-deserved, Jenny!

  252. You act surprised!

    While Iโ€™m a fast reader, I do usually try to savor new books over a few day time span.

    Not yours! I flew through it (reading aloud to a friend while we were on a road trip, mind you) over the weekend and you literally had us laughing our asses off. We had to pull over at one point because we couldnโ€™t see through the tears. Just when Iโ€™d start thinking โ€œOkay, this is exaggerated,โ€ youโ€™d share a picture and Iโ€™d lose my shit again.


    Absolutely the best book Iโ€™ve read yet this year.

    Congratulations on a spot on that list thatโ€™s well-deserved, Jenny!

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  253. I think it has something to do with the fact that you freakin’ rock.

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  254. Jenny I am so damn happy for you, I screamed when saw that.
    Congratulations my friend … you deserve this! xo

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  255. Congrats! That’s so great. I’m listening to it right now on audio (just started this morning), and haven’t done anything but pin things on Pinterest, and clean out my email and computer files, just so I could have an excuse to sit at the computer and listen. I’m laughing non-stop!!

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  256. This made ME cry! I am so happy for you. Nobody deserves it more.

  257. So happy for you, but I’m not surprised in the least. I tried to make your book last, but I read it much to quickly and was sad when it was over. So I read it again. Then I bought a copy to give to my Mom for Mother’s Day because I love her that much. Way to Go Jenny!

  258. Congrats!!!

  259. I believe the best word comes from your area of the world” “YEEE-HAAA”

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  260. No Surprise! I was so excited when my book arrived in the mail earlier this week.

    By the way, you are also #1 and #4 (digital and print) on the Amazon best selling list for humor.

  261. Honestly, youdeserve it! Way to go!

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  262. You deserve all of it. Congratulations!

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  263. Fantastic! So happy for you!

  264. Eeeee!!!! Way to go, Jenny! (And also, just got through the Jenkins chapter on the train on the way home and everyone in that car thinks I’m crazy because I couldn’t stop laughing. Now I have to change train cars.)

  265. YAY!! SO excited for you!!

  266. Congratulations, and you more than deserve it! Enjoy time at the top, and don’t forget about us all down here, bowing down to you.

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  267. I started listening to the audio book today, and I was laughing out loud all day long. It is the fnniest book I have ever read. Thank you for writing it. It is great!!! Everyone needs to read this book, and I love all the sound effects in the audio book, but I may also buy the paper back just to see the photos! ๐Ÿ™‚

  268. You’re amazing! Congrats!

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  269. I am not at all surprised. This recognition was long overdue.

    BTW- How’s James Garfield doing with all the new additions to the family?

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  270. I’m not surprised but I’m happy. Good thing I can’t find my phone or I’d be up reading until the wee hours.

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  271. CONGRATULATIONS!! Now you have documentable proof of how truly amazing and gifted you are! Thank you for all the laughs online as well as the ones I enjoyed in your book!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    And that is EXACTLY what I wish I would have said to you when I met you at the book reading/signing in San Francisco instead of the crazy babble about how your book was a parenting tool because when my son thought I was crazy or weird I could hand it to him so he could see that I wasn’t. WHICH CAME OUT COMPLETELY WRONG. What I meant was he could read some of the crazy situations that you had been through and realize that what he has had to deal with is pretty tame. Sorry that came out weird. I babble when I’m nervous….which I’m sure you understand. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  272. Awesome!

  273. Outstanding! We love the book, I couldn’t put it down.

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  274. You totally deserve it! Thanks so much for being you.

  275. Yay! It’s my book club pick this month! I get credit for at least 7 sales ๐Ÿ™‚

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  276. I’m tearing up for you. congrats

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  277. ONE person out of 250+ noticed this had a May 6 date on it? You people…

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  278. Holy shit! Congrats!!

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  279. Congrats!!!! Just finished reading it and loved it.

  280. I am so excited and happy for you! You so deserve this! Congratulations!!!

  281. Yay you! Well d one!!

  282. AWESOME!!! Congratulations, Jenny. This is so deserved, the book was great!

  283. Congratulations!

  284. I am so happy for you!! Your book is by far one of my absolute favorite! I laughed so hard I cried!! PLEASE, PLEASE WRITE BOOK 2!!!!

  285. What a second, that list is from May 6th, 2012, that’s the future! So that may not happen. Because if there’s one thing that watching Doctor Who has taught me is that the future is unwritten. It also answers some questions. Mainly does Jenny Lawson have a time machine? Answer: Yes.

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  286. That’s awesome!

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  287. Congratulations! You so deserve it! Thank you for making us laugh, cry and open our wallets to those in need!

    So are you going to build out a fantastic spacious closet to hide in when you have a lapse in judgement and forget how fucking awesome you are! You should hang a picture of that to put in the closet. It would be like we were all hugging you without all the awkward.

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    Leslie in Toronto


  289. So excited for you!!! You absolutely deserve this!

  290. CONGRATS!!! So awesome. Will be getting my copy asap.

  291. OHMYGAWD THAT IS SO AWESOME. I am wheezing for you. It is a wheeze of victory, don’t worry.


  292. Hooray! So excited for you!

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  293. So excited that I commented twice! Really am enjoying the book, btw.

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  294. This makes me want to cry FOR you, in happiness because you SO DESERVE THIS. So proud & excited for you!!

  295. YEA! Just finished the book & am sending it to my daughter. Don’t know if I should laugh, cry or just hug you! Fantastic journey!

  296. I have a feeling this is going to be one of those posts that crashes your blog again. Congratulations! Well deserved, I’m sure. Can’t say I’m not jealous.

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  297. I was hoping you’d make the top 10 list and there you go, blowing my expectations all to hell. Seriously, wtf? And now you know that your obit will start with, “New York Times Bestseller Jenny Larson died…”

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  298. Woo Hoo!!! I hope you celebrate by buying something furry and Victor doesn’t complain. Well wait no he needs to say something because otherwise it won’t be funny!! Congrats! You deserve it! Maybe now you can extend your tour?

  299. just be happy that we are all not so contrary that we refuse to read your book because it’s #1… it does make me happy to be reading about drugs and taxidermy in the room with all the uptight moms at state testing for my kid… ๐Ÿ™‚

  300. That is SO wonderful! Be proud of yourself! You absolutely deserve it!

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  301. YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!!!!

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    WOOT! Way to go!
    I bought a digital edition of your book…. then I needed a place to put my signed book plate, so I bought a print version, too! First time I’ve ever bought 2 copies of the same book… worth every penny!

  303. Yay! Happy Tears! So excited for you.

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  304. you deserve it. congrats!

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    Jennifer BD

    Congrats! You so deserve it! I am almost done with your book and it has kept me laughing the whole way through!

  306. I’m crying for you! That’s amazing!

  307. FURIOUSLY happy!

    Also, gloating just a tiny bit, because now I can tell people that a NYT Bestselling Author follows me on Twitter.

    Will have to purchase the audio version, now, though, as promises of bonus chapters and outtakes make me itchy!

  308. Wow we finally found a way to make you speechless ;-). My book arrives from the US in about a week, can’t wait. See you in London once we get the word to Europe. You deserve it all, and Victor, I predict a stuffed hippo in your future.

    Smile, enjoy the ride, and own it girl.

    Love from England x

  309. You’re completely deserving of this. Don’t ever sell yourself short.

    I didn’t just snort a few times while finishing the book on a flight today (confusing the people around me, i’m sure), but actually teared up at the larger message. Thank you for putting the idea of “normal” in perspective for so many of us who thought we weren’t doing it right.

  310. Oh my gosh!!! I am so thrilled for you! I am just loving the book!

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  311. I helped!!!!!!

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  312. Well, duh! I’ll be buying one for all my girlfriends if they don’t already have it. Love, Love, Love! You are brilliant and bring so much encouragement and joy to mine and so many other’s lives. Thanks! Power on sistah!

  313. Congrats! I just finished it, and I LOVED it!

  314. Jenny . . . I’m reading your book but it’s going to take me a while to finish. I have to schedule times where I’m able to sit on the toilet and read so I don’t pee my britches AGAIN. Love it, love it! I’ve had breadcrumbs between my toes, too . . . you are not alone.

  315. Congratulations!!! You win at book writing! I’m reading the book right now, and it’s amazing and hilarious. You totally deserve this!

  316. OMG!!!! I am sooo living vicariously through you right now!! Thank you for taking us on this wild ride with you!!!

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  317. This is INCREDIBLE!! Do you know what ratio were for book sales to print? Congrats!

  318. Yay! I have it on my Kindle. Loved it so much I bought a hard copy too. It has earned a special spot on the shelf I used to reserve for only Tim Dorsey books. Congratulations!!!

  319. Congrats! Reading your book is the highlight of my day right now so I am savoring it. Truly deserved. So so happy for you!

  320. bitchen!!

  321. We love you and your book and it shows YAY!!!!

  322. That’s great! Congratulations!

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  323. My sincerest congratulations. That’s mindblowing. Seriously. Enjoy it.

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  324. Well deserved!

  325. That’s amazing! Good Job Jenny.

    I’m so happy to be part of the horde!

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  326. Congratulations! We knew you would get here! My husband and I are both having a great time reading your book.

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    I got the book today, thankyouAmazon. I’m hoping it takes the sting out of my daily commute to Brooklyn via mass transit. That may be setting the bar a little high though….part of my day is spent admiring the “Brooklyn Wishing Well,” where the filthy subway tracks are partially flooded and someone dropped a dime. Ah, it gives the resident rat a place to get a drink….

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    Joshua Bushman

    I was just waiting to see this. Numbers one an. d two are that order on my reading list

  329. That is amazing! And very well deserved! Congratulations!

  330. Very Awesome! Congrats. Your book is so good that even my husband is reading it…and he doesn’t read anything (except Harry Potter and William Gibson)

  331. That’s so rad! Congratulations! ๐Ÿ˜€

  332. WOOT!! Awesome Job and well deserved. I have my digital copy.. gonna read it again.. just ’cause I can.

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  333. That is AWESOME!!!! So happy for you. So proud of you. You deserve this lady.

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  334. I just finished it today, and it’s amazing. Worth every penny.

  335. Happy for you. I guess you didn’t think it would have but I knew it was going to happen. You’re awesome of course it was going to happen! Congrats!!

  336. So excited for you! Your book – which I would’ve read in one instead of two sittings if I didn’t have a stupid job to go to – is fantastic. And it makes me happy and sometimes sad and sometimes disturbingly nauseous from laughing so hard in a really serious this-makes-me-feel-so-connected-to-others-in-the-universe kind of way.

  337. Because you’re brilliant & it’s well deserved, luv. In the end, it wasn’t luck that paid off. It was just plain old hard-work. Congratulations, Ms. Bloggess.

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  338. Bitch yeah!!! I just finished your book today and it was awesome!!!

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    The Other Jamie

    P.S. Looks like the taxidermied cat is out of the bag, in terms of your wonderfulness. Hope this is just the latest of many, many triumphs!

  340. Fuck yeah! Those are the right words! I finished it this morning and NYT has it right!!

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    Not to detract from your victory, but NO ONE reads nonfiction not written by awesome people like you. So that limits the list to about three books excluding yours. But you beat them! Good job!

  342. Hurray!

  343. ๐Ÿ˜€ I’m really really happy for you!

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    Rebecca Orr

    Congrat! You deserve it. Enjoy!!

  345. Finished reading it today and am not one bit surprised to know that others are loving it as well. It is a fantastic book! Congratulations.

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  346. I am screaming with you! ohmygodohmygod! xD

  347. We always knew it — so happy for you!!

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    The Other Jenny

    Not surprised in the least- BUT FURIOUSLY EXCITED JUST THE SAME!!!!! Congrats! Here’s to being wrong in all the right ways!

  349. Congratulations!!!!

  350. *does the happy dance* YAY! Congratulations!!! Can’t wait to get my copy in the mail (live in Australia)

  351. This is soooo amazing and truly deserved. I literally laugh out loud at almost of your posts. I just smiled for this one.

  352. Dude. You rock. End of story. Congrats!!!

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  353. Congratulations!! Not gonna lie, I also splurged and got the audiobook when I realized you narrate it yourself – brilliant ploy that has also resulted in multiple copies of David Sedaris books floating around my house & on my ipod. Thanks for making me giggle like a fucking loon when I should be working, it get’s me through.

  354. I leave for Europe tomorrow and I haven’t even allowed myself to take your book out of the packaging it came in, or my complete and utter lack of willpower means that fucker will be read before they call “boarding row 32”. However, I DID finally receive the bookplate yesterday. And I’ve decided this means you and I are best friends. Thanks so much for your gift, bestie! You always get me!

  355. The two books I bought this week were yours and Rachel Maddow’s. You bumped RACHEL FREAKIN’ MADDOW off the #1 spot! Holy shit.


  357. YES!!!!!! Soooo celebrating the moment with you! : ) Doing a little dance, Juanita style. Thanks for all the late night laughs (book) and all the midday laughs (blog) and all the laughs in between (chatting with my girlfriends about your new posts). BUT, sad news: I didn’t win the lottery, so my girlfriend Jen & I cannot rent a private jet to stalk you on your book tour and pretend to take not such good care of your cat to justify our unexplained repeat appearances in every city. PLEASE COME TO WASHINGTON DC OR MIAMI!!!!!!

  358. Said it before, and I’ll say it again. Good things *do* happen to good people. Good for you, Jenny (and good for us).

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  359. Congratulations!! Loved reading the book (I could not put it down and really really annoyed my significant other staying up all night reading it with a booklight and cracking up) and, I have purchased a few to give as gifts!!

  360. Not surprised – not at all. I put my signed bookplate under the clear iSkin on my iPad so Ican show it off to all my friends. I think you definitely deserve something ethically taxedermied and a couple of wine slushies. CELEBRATE good times, c’mon!!!

  361. I just bought the book (up to the arm condom incident, I live on a farm, I totally understand everything) You are awesome, you totally deserve this, and I understand you a little more.

  362. Congrats, that’s so awesome!

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  363. Tearing up for you – so cool! (am also pms-ing and coming off citalopram but mostly just extremely happy fr you)

  364. I think this is the first NYT Bestseller that I’ve ever owned AND I am not even the least little bit miffed that I have to buy a copy (second copy) at the bookstore for tomorrow night’s signing. ( in 23 hours, 58 minutes and 39 seconds… if I were counting)

    So very, very happy for you! You ABSOLUTELY deserve this (and all the good things I know that life holds for you)!

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  365. Ahhhhhhhhhh!! That’s so freaking fabulous! Congratulations ๐Ÿ™‚


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  367. oh mah gah! i’m screaming too! SQQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!

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  368. Couldn’t happen to anyone more deserving. Your book is absolutely terrific!


  370. Gratz lady!

    I don’t suppose I counted in that, well, count, since I bought the audiobook. It was a huge bonus and a pleasure to hear you, Jenny, reading your book. I work in a lab and there were a couple of Chinese chemsists in there with me, looking puzzled at me as I laughed to myself muttering things like “Ha ha, Franken-gina, oh my god that’s RICH!”

    Put that in your translator, Chinese dudes!

  371. I just finished your book this morning! Laughed my ass off. Congrats on being all famous-er and stuff. (Although, honestly, I pretty much think you were in as soon as you were BFFs with Neil Gaiman and Wil Wheaton.)

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  372. So freaking proud of you.

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  373. Congratulations Jenny, you are just that awesome!

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  374. Yay!! Congrats!!


  375. Awesome!!! The book was perfect, you deserve that #1 spot!

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    Lesley @Avalea

    Oh Jenny! I am knockered in the knickers for ya! That is just swell. Swell, I tell ya! Congratulations!!!!!

  377. Yes!!! Yes!!! Yes!!!

    I knew it! I knew it would happen. I’m so happy for you. You are now allowed to gloat.

  378. 381
    Emily Lindahl

    Knew it was possible! Hoped it was probable! Need to get mine!!

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    Lynne Favreau

    I believe it. I wrote about reading your book today. You wrote an awesome funny book and those who read it want everyone else to read it too.

    Congratulations for the accolades and NYTBR ranking!


  380. Well duh, of COURSE you’re a huge success—you ARE all-that-and-a-bag-of chips!! I couldn’t be happier for you if I tried!!! ENJOY the love every single one of us feel for you!


  381. Oh CONGRATULATIONS! That is so wonderful. I am listening to your book during my drive to work and just love it. I’m to the part where you and Victor are about to marry. So sweet…. I love romantic nightmare comedy. Nightmare in a good way though.

  382. Awesome! Exciting! Congratulations!!

  383. I think the words you are looking for are ” I’m a total bad-ass!” I am entirely happy for you- you totally deserve this awesomness-ess!

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    Laura in SC


  385. so awesome, congrats, Jenny!

  386. I believe it’s “all y’all” because apparently a crap load of us bought this!

  387. What an amazing accomplishment, I don’t have anything eloquent or clever to say, just that I’m so happy for you and this is so well-deserved. Halfway through it, and know I’ll come back to it again and again. Congratulations! Yippee!!!

  388. So not surprised! You are totally bad ass! I couldn’t put the book down it was total greatness.

  389. WOOHOO!!!!! I’m so happy for you! You completely deserve it. Your book is AWESOME. I tried desperatley to make it last, but I couldn’t put it down. I have loaned it to my sister and my niece to read. I so totally <3 you.

  390. Congratulations!

  391. I’m so happy that I jumped on the “#1 best seller bandwagon” before the bandwagon was formed, since I had the Kindle version pre ordered since Christmas. You deserve a new taxidermy animal for this!

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  392. I would seriously not be able to scream because I would have fainted. No one is as deserving ๐Ÿ™‚

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  393. Well look at that… Congratulations, darling! Well earned. Loved it.

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  394. Jenny, this is AWESOME news!


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  395. YAY!!!! Congrats!!!

    Does this mean that all of us that bought the book before you were a New York Times Bestselling Author get to be hipsters about your book?
    “Yeah, I liked her even before she went mainstream”

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  396. NIIIIIICE! Congrats!!!! I know you must be so excited! I am tickled for you! And proud! And happy! We *heart* us some Bloggess at my house! Knock knock, mother fuckerโ€ฆYou made it!!!!!

  397. It even came from the future, so that’s extra awesome! Big Congrats!

  398. What you need now is a large poster with that screen shot and the caption “How’s THIS for ‘relevancy’, motherfucker?”


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  399. total awesome-sauce… you are my hero

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  400. Holy shit snacks! You have to go on Colbert now. Or Wil Wheaton can go and pretend to be you.

  401. Holy Toledo, that’s freaking awesome! Seriously.

  402. Deserved. Deserved. Deserved.

  403. Yes, yes, congratulations and all that, but how is it that you have a copy of the May 6 NYT Book Review? It’s still April 25 where I live. You must be even more awesome than we realized!

  404. I just KNEW it. Awesome… the book is awesome and YOU are awesome. YAY!

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  405. Surely you weren’t the only one of us who DIDN’T expect this to happen?!? Woo-hoo! Way to go!

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  406. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!!!!!! Congrats to you!!!!

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  407. Congratulations!!!

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  408. Ahhhhh!! Yay yay yay yay! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  409. Ok skeptics who are questioning the date … go to the NYT Bestseller website and read their procedure notes at the bottom of the list. Yes, it hasn’t come out yet in print and on the web, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t true. The lists are posted quite a while after the week of actually tallying. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr! Just be happy for her and quit questioning her! I would imagine if you are going to be at the top of the chart someone somewhere contacts you (or rather your people) to let you know it is happening.

  410. Can’t even begin to say how excited I am for you!! Xo

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  411. Congratulations! I’m loving the book like mad. I’m excited to finish it so I can read it again. This time out loud, to my husband.

  412. Congratulations, Jenny. I came to your website just recently, and I love it, and LOVED the book. I use the past tense because I read it in one day. It is most excellent. I am so happy for you, you totally deserve this.

  413. Yaaaaaaaaaaaaay!
    Yeah, like that.

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  414. Wooooooooooooo!

  415. So proud to be a part of this, your book is amazing!

  416. Of course you’re #1. So happy for you.

    Love you!

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  417. That is so freaking cool. I haven’t finished the book yet but I love it so far. Really happy for you!

  418. Long-time reader, first time poster…as someone who has struggled with anxiety and depression, let me just say THANK YOU for the thousands of laugh-cries as I’ve read (and re-read) your blog, and now your book. I literally savored every chapter of that book and had a serious withdrawal when I finished it. On behalf of the group of women with whom I regularly chat about your blog, THANK YOU for putting yourself out there for the world to enjoy. Thank you, Jenny Lawson!

  419. I just finished reading your book. People were looking at me strange, because I was LOL’ing so much!

  420. And even with such an non-enticing one line description from The Times….

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  421. That is so awesome, congrats!!!

  422. mazel! Reading it now, love it!

  423. Mazel tov! I’m so pleased for you that I’m not even jealous. Which is a rare happening, indeed.

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  424. Wow, Jenny. Well played, girlfriend! Can’t think of anyone who deserves it more.

  425. I called it…just sayin. So happy for you!

  426. FINALLY the world acknowledges the rock star that you truly are.

  427. Congrats!!! That’s so awsome! Just goes to prove that no one can pass up a book with a stuffed mouse on the cover!

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  428. You completely deserve it! The book is incredible. I tried to make it last (because I didn’t want it to end), but still managed to finish it in just a few days.

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  429. So incredibly happy for you!! Not that we’re surprised. We all knew you were number 1. ๐Ÿ™‚

  430. W00t!! Happydancing!!!

  431. fanfuckingtastic!!! you totally deserve it. your book is THE BEST BOOK ‘EVA! xoxoxoxo

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  432. Congrats, that’s awesome.

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  433. YOU DESERVE IT!!!

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  434. In southern, we say, “WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!”

  435. My heart is full for you. You are a beacon.

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  436. Well duh!!!!

    You deserve it, it’s a ridiculously funny book about a wonderfully funny lady!!

  437. You are all sorts of awesomesauce!!!!

  438. This is amazing news!! Enjoy every second of it, because it is well-deserved.

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  439. HOLY STUFFED MONKEYS!!!!!! Congrats Jenny… You totally deserve #1!

  440. How cool is THAT?! You GO girl!

  441. Holy fucking congratulations! That’s so great! I’m screaming for you. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  442. Congratulations!!! Everyone is so happy for you!

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  443. So proud of you!! I am at the part with the bobcat and really admiring Victor for keeping his cool ๐Ÿ™‚

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  444. Well deserved. I’m halfway through the book and I am causing the other parents at my kid’s LAX practices to think I have some sort of voice tic, as I burst out intermittent snorts, guffaws, and out and out belly laughs while reading on the side of the field. The coaches have asked me to read in my car from now on.

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  445. Yay! Congratulations! You are amazing and totally deserve this! Your book is wonderfully hilarious and it was truly an honor to meet you, Juanita and Copernicus at your book signing in San Antonio!

  446. Congrats!!

  447. congrats lady!!!! you deserve it.

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    Rose Laurano

    I’m so happy! I found this blog last week, and bought the book on Monday. I loved it and I think you’re amazing! I’m buying another two copies for my friends when I get my paycheck this weekend.

    I bought the ebook because I love reading books surreptitiously on my phone, but I couldn’t because I kept on laughing out loud.

    It’s an amazing book and a laugh out loud one and thank you so much for writing it and being you. Because you rock.

  449. It’s well-deserved Jenny. Well-deserved. :))))

  450. Of course you don’t have the words. You used them up IN YOUR BESTSELLING BOOK. Now you have to leave tiny bottles of tequila under your pillow at night for the Word Fairy. She’ll replace them with words in your head the next morning.

    Of course, if you try to help her by drinking the tiny tequila bottles in the middle of the night you might not like the words you end up with.

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  451. There was never a doubt in my mind that you’d make it to #1. Congrats! So awesome.

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  452. 455
    Rose Laurano

    Ohmygod, also I just had the most amazing idea! We should get you onto The Daily Show! You should go and talk about your book.

  453. Omg! I knew it would happen. Congrats.

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    … don’t let it go to your head, as my advisor would say ๐Ÿ™‚

    < all words I think are applicable in this occasion

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  455. 1.) You are a PR genius.
    2.) Your minions are awesome.
    3.I’m am proud to count myself among them.
    4.) Congrats! I was anxiously waiting to see where your book would debut.
    5.) I had no doubt. Really.

  456. I bought it the day it came out…loved,it! Congrats!!

  457. Your book is very good so far! But it makes me say the inappropriate things that are in my head to my girlfriends and then we laugh until it hurts. I think people think we’re drunk or insane.

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  458. You deserve it because you’re awesome and you wrote a great book! YAY, JENNY!

  459. Is this a prediction because that date reads May 5, 2012.

    P.S. My copy arrived today!

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    Diane Weber

    Why are you surprised? The mighty army of Fans of the Bloggess are not to be trifled with. If WE say the Bloggess is tops, then she is. End of story!

  461. Damn straight! Now when can we pre-order book #2? I AM SO THERE!

  462. Congrats! Hooray for you! I’m loving your book!

  463. Oops! It says May 6, 2012.

    How come you never mentioned the clever end papers?

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  464. Wild dancing conga rats to you! Alive or taxidermied.

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  465. So deserved! Just so you know, I bought it on the first day and told the cashier that he should put them out in a more prominent place because it was fucking hysterical. Maybe I left out the fucking part, but still. Then, today, I carried it to my son’s taekwondo class to start it. I looked like a lunatic in convulsions trying to suppress my laughter. Then I got to page 28 and fell over.

    They really wanted to call an ambulance.

    Congrats, Jenny. I’m so fucking proud to call you a friend! Well, I’m the disturbed friend that put a headless barbie in your cleavage 4 years ago, but that totally counts, right?

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  466. So excited for you! Your book is AMAZING – has me laughing with almost every page. Aaaand – my husband is from Slovakia, and the way you described your grandparents had me in stitches. You.Are.Fantastic.

  467. AWESOME!

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    Minnesota Red

    I’m commenting because I want to partake of your joy and reflect it back to you xo Congratulations!!

  469. So exciting! I finished reading your book on Monday and promptly loaned it to a friend. LOVED IT! I’ll be starting the audio book tomorrow. Congrats, Lady!

  470. I am so deliriously happy for you!!!!! Seriously, deliriously happy.

  471. I knew you were going to blow through the roof when I saw the FULL PAGE spread they did on your book in People magazine this week. I just ordered the book today. Congrats on your success.

  472. Squee!

  473. What level of Unicorn Success Club is THAT??? WAY beyond Double, that’s for sure! Congratulations!!!!!!!!! You DESERVE it! Enjoy every minute.

  474. Wait, I didn’t buy mine yet. It’s going to go to 1+ infinity. Mazel Tov, princess!

  475. Thank you for proving that depression is a liar. You give me strength. Congrats girl!

  476. You deserve every bit of it! You earned every bit of it!

    I was on the way to see you tonight when I got sidetracked by 5 in-laws arriving. I wish I was there to share your moment. Maybe we’ll have another romantic,-infested cruise someday. Cylon

  477. You did it!!! Cause you’re Jaw-some! And AMAZEBALLS! And YOU DID IT!

  478. Congrats! Now I’m even MORE upset that I haven’t read it yet. My husband works for a library wholesaler and he was SUPPOSED to get me the book on the DAY it came out, but here I am 8 days later with no book. I’m hoping he got it for me as an anniversary gift for our 1st anniversary on Friday (the paper anniversary after all), and I swear, if he didn’t, he’s getting a giant metal chicken at our front door. Which will be incredibly awkward, since we live in an apartment building, so it will likely block the stairs and he will not be able to get inside. Which is what he deserves if he didn’t buy me this book. Angry neighbours and a giant metal chicken.
    Congrats again ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Lynne Thomas

    I read the book. I laughed, I cried, I read excerpts to my husband and friends. I became a Bloggess follower. My life is changed, Mother Fucker!

    Oh, and Southern women could rule the world with a Martini glass in one hand.

  480. w00t!

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  481. Also, +1 for edT’s poster

  482. That’s awesome news… I’m reading it at the moment and I have to limit myself to about 10 mins at a time… for several reasons.

    1: I’m laughing so much my sides hurt
    2: If I’m out and about, people are staring at me strangely
    3: I want to make the book last as long as I possibly can.

    Whens the sequel due? ๐Ÿ™‚

  483. OH MY FUCKING GOD! You rock so hard!! A million congrats!

  484. It’s as if the voices of millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror that Rachel Maddow would beat you, and were suddenly silenced.

  485. That’s better than a field of unicorns farting rainbows! CONGRATULATIOOOOOONS!!

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  486. well…DUH! Congrats, you deserve it!

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  487. @ Natalie, comment #433: That’s freakin’ hilarious, I just snorted coffee out of my nose

  488. Unfuckinglyunbelieveablyamazinglyawesome!



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  489. You totally rock!!! Congrats!

  490. SQUEEEE!!! I totally just did a happy dance for you!! Then I showed this post everyone in my house and said “Look how freakin’ AWESOME Jenny is!!!!!” for the record: they were all impressed!!!

    I am almost finished reading it and I’m sad………don’t want it to come to send yet =

  491. GAH! Stupid auto correct! *come to an end yet

  492. I am in love with your book! I should get a book sales fee lol – I’ve told everyone I know and even bought a few copies for friends. Laughing hysterically on the train, on my lunch break and before I go to bed. Everyone thinks I’m insane now

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  493. Yay! I’m going to pretend the copy I just got in the mail put you over the top.

  494. Congratulations!

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    Lindsey Morningstar

    I’m a total lurker but read your blog everyday and could not be more excited for a blogger to have such success!! You deserve every bit of this and so much more! Obviously all of America was wanting some honest humor from a zombie, taxidermy, and metal chicken lover. Don’t be surprised when Stephen Spielberg is knocking on your door…

  496. Jenny, congratulations on this amazing accomplishment!!

  497. So proud of you, Jenny!

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  498. Because 11 is the magic number years! Love you!!!!

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  499. So my week has sucked – my one year old broke his arm and I got some nasty test results and the doctors are making me do this whole biopsy thing tomorrow….I thought my husband was going to explode from the stress of final exams, working a full time job, having a baby with a broken arm and a wife who apparently is grows suspicious cells – but last night he went out and bought me your book and we curled up in bed and laughed until our bellies hurt. And today at work when I wanted to cry – I just flipped through the titles of your chapters and it made me smirk. I’m bringing your book to my biopsy tomorrow. Thank you for the comic relief. P.S. – In my head, we are friends.

  500. Absolutely the coolest thing I’ve seen lately! Love the book so far but I keep laughing out loud and waking my husband up.

  501. I literally read mine in one day, and it’s proudly sitting on my living room table right now. I can’t bring myself to put it away because everyone here needs to read it. lol Congratulations.

  502. Sooooo awesome! Even more super anxious to get my copy!

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  503. I’m really loving the book and sad I’m not in Austin anymore and couldn’t be there for the book tour. I’d have suggested my mother-in-law go see you on my behalf, but she’s really probably more concerned with protecting her sofa cushions for my next visit. She’s never gotten over how, on one visit, my dogs killed an armadillo in her yard and drooled its guts on her nice floors. I now know that your understand how that sort of thing goes. . .

  504. Ok so my last comment was really all about me and YOU just hit number one on the New York Best Seller list so I should add…..you are freaking amazing and your book is made of awesome. Congratulations!

  505. Much-deserved!! Congratulations!!

  506. I never comment, but I just had to say: it has really been a joy witnessing all the great things that have happened for you in connection with this book. I am truly happy for you.

    I know that I don’t know you, but I also have to say: I’m not sure all of this could have happened to a nicer person. Seriously, I know you have things you struggle with, but there really are few people out there who are so willing and intent on spreading joy and hope whenever possible. Congratulations on the book, everything connected with it, and for just being a truly awesome woman.

  507. congrats, jenny! you’ve earned it

  508. That’s wicked awesome, and I’ll have you know I bring your book around everywhere and laugh so hard I cry and then I have to find tissues, or napkins, or something, and people keep looking at me weird until a colleague busted out with a Beyonce keychain and now we’re instant friends because we both love your blog (and work–bc I love your book too)

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  509. Yay congrats! I almost never buy books, so if the library doesn’t have it I don’t read it. But when our library didn’t have your book I suggested it and the bought a couple copies. And when they arrive, I get to read it first!

  510. Congratulations!!! :-)…. I’m in India – I was wondering what that faint screeching sound was… now I know!

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  511. I bought TWO copies! (I’m sure that was what put you over the top…either that or the tens of thousands of people who already know you are AMAZING and the millions who are just discovering it…could be that too).

  512. Congrats! I’m not surprised at ALL.

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  513. Congratulations! ๐Ÿ™‚ I got my copy this morning and I can’t wait to read it! ๐Ÿ˜€

  514. You rock! See you tomorrow in Dallas!

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  515. You my dear will now be, among other things, always referred to as Jenny Lawson, NY Best selleing author! That’s awesome sauce.

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  516. Congratulations!

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  517. I bought it! And cannot wait to read it! Congrats on your success!

  518. Because we LOVE you woman! Duh.

  519. That is the kickassiest. Or, as you would say, made of awesome.

  520. Congrats! I love your book! I am going to suggest my book club reads it.
    Your book needs to be shared! Plus you will sell more books. ๐Ÿ™‚
    I already bought the hardcover and the ebook!

  521. You just made Rachel Maddow your bitch.

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  522. Was at your book signing tonight in Austin. Thank you so much for stepping out of your comfort zone and sharing yourself with us! Truly enjoyed it and loved be part of the your first of many #1 days!

  523. Yay for you! Totally deserved. When my Kindle said I was 90% through the book, I started reading r…e…a..l.. slow because I don’t want it to end! Your life experiences are hilariously disturbing and/or disturbingly hilarious. I’m impressed with the level of sanity you have held onto. Allegedly.

  524. Congrats darling; you deserve all of it!

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  525. AWESOME. But then, of course you rock. I actually had to put the book down because I was laughing so hard trying to read it aloud to my friends.

  526. Well deserved! It was/is too damn funny!

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  527. You’re welcome, poodle muffin

  528. I am furiously happy for you!!

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  529. 533

    Oh yeah, you DO have the words >>> the book sales prove it….. So happy!!! Furiously happy, even!

  530. Congrats!! All that hard work is paying off ๐Ÿ˜€

  531. 535

    Go YOU Go YOU…!!!

  532. Way to GO!! Must buy it..

    Read a review of your book in Oprah magazine the other time. You have hit the BIG TIMES gurl!

  533. Yay, YOU!!! *screaming right along with you*
    Amazon delivered mine but my hubster snatched it quick and I guess he gets to read it first… he better read fast!

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  534. You definitely deserve the recognition! You are a terrific, funny, honest writer. Congratulations!

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  535. And I haven’t even bought my copy yet! There’s at least 1 more to count! So proud of you!

  536. Now Victor can’t protest, right? You could even buy a little separate house for ALL the taxidermied animals you choose to acquire!

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  537. You deserve all the awesome you are getting!

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  538. Congratulations! What an amazing accomplishment! I have two copies. I bought the second one at Book People tonight so you could sign it. Thanks for being so awesome.

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  539. Well I’m reading it now and I say. Not high enough!

  540. Agh!!! So excited for you!! I’m loving the latest #1 best seller.

  541. Way to go!!!

  542. Amazing!!!!! So wanted to see you tonight in Austin and take you out for drinks before and after to celebrate!

  543. Do you think it ever stops being surprising? I feel like I’m on this journey with you! I teared up a little at this post. . .

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  544. Wow–that’s just fantastic! Huge congrats on your awesome and well-deserved accomplishment, Jenny!

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  545. As it should be! I started reading it this weekend while I was at the cabin with my in-laws. I just kept shaking because I was trying to laugh without making noise. I’m so glad I bought your book!

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  547. 551
    Susan Spence

    YOU are the best OF EVER! Not even trying to be clever here … you just fucking ROCK!

  548. 552

    So much FREAKIN’ AWESOME! Congrats!!!

  549. You totally deserve it!

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  550. While I read multiple books a week, I never spend money on them. I splurged on your book, I’m halfway finished and I’m upset that I can’t do anything at work aside from think about reading your book, but I can’t, because I’d laugh too hard. Love it! Congratulations, well deserved!

  551. Congratulations!!!!! So truly awesome!

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  552. Zomgzomgzomg!!! SO totally geeked for you! Eat it up, honey, you’ve earned it! <3

  553. 557
    Cathy with a C


  554. thanks for giving some hope to the rest of the weirdos!


    It’s no suprise to me. That is one amazing book you’ve writen. I laughed, and cried… because I laughed so hard… and also because I woke my husband up laughing, and he pinched me.

  556. That’s great! My book arrived last week. I LOVE the lining pattern – they did a really nice job on the book design.

    So a few of those other authors listed have been on The Daily Show recently. When are you going to be on?

  557. Yay! Your book is hilarious.

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  558. So…tonight I cried a little because not only did I miss my normal small group Bible study, but your book signing…(you’re the real reason I cried a little …those other girls will forgive me and see me this weekend at the party.)

    Either way, it is all due to my wedding reception that is this Saturday and while I thought I had planned a perfect amount of time to do it all (I totally did), what I didn’t plan for was a blown fuse, people calling me to buy my software (daytime job) every 10 mins (this is awesome!) and having to put together little gift baskets for guests attending our party this weekend…

    Long story short…I REALLY, REALLY, REALLY wish that I had been able to come to your book signing tonight. I was saving buying your book for this. Now I just have to get it online and miss the chance to try and make you my best new friend. My partner (husband/whatever) already agrees that both of our lives would be more full if you were part of it…and not because he thinks I am lacking. It is because then he would not have to be my “Victor” and he would probably not have to give me crazy looks if you and I were friends.

    Congrats on all that is so obviously deserved! I look forward to continue sharing you with everyone I know!

    Kile (like a boy…but with really good doctors so I look like a girl…mostly cause I am, but makes a better story to say that “I have good doctors” while covering my throat.)

  559. You shouldn’t have the words. They are all in that book you wrote. Which is apparently really good. And by apparently, I mean actually. Congratulations!!

  560. Holy crap, that’s amazing!

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  561. 565

    Congrats! You and the book deserve it. You are amazing and so is your book!

  562. When your hot your hot!

    Good on ya!

  563. Congrats! This is the first book I purchased for my new nook, too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  564. Well done, Bloggess! Well done!

    We are not worthy of your wisdom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  565. So amazing… but not surprising at all!

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  566. CONGRATS!

    This may also be the first ever time I have read a book on the NY Times list while it was still on the list.

    Confession: I could have finished reading already, but two friends want to borrow the book when I’m done, so I’m trying to delay having to pass it along. I want it to go on forever.

  567. I have words…”HOLY SHIT!”

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  568. 572

    delurking to post my first comment: WOOHOO! You deserve it. I’ve already finished the book and I have to say that I loved it.

  569. 573

    p.s. COME TO DC!!!

  570. Have you seen the reviews on Audible.com? The best one, when asked to describe you in three words, says “Unicorn Success Club”. I now have to get it…

  571. 575
    Scarlett Angell

    Me and two friends were waiting outside Book People in Austin for it to be time for your appearance there when one friend got the tweet; we all screamed for you! It was simply amazing to meet you and we all just had an absolute blast! Thank you Jenny…seriously, this is so well deserved!

  572. Oh, that was you. Makes a lot more sense now.

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    Sergeant Van

    Hell yeah! You go, crazy lady!

  574. Hell yeah! Because you are even more awesome than you realize! ๐Ÿ˜€

  575. Yay!!! Congrats!!! (btw, I read your book the first day I got it. It was awesome! There’s a reason it made #1!)

  576. Could not have happened to a better person! CONGRATULATIONS! Enjoy every minute!

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    And THAT, my friends, is a demonstration of relevancy. We love you!!!

  578. *HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY!* I’m doing my happy dance for you! (Be glad you are not here to see it!) You deserve a bestseller! It was an AMAZING book!

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    Aunt Buckethead

    I truly believe that Nancy W. Kappes, Paralegal, is spraying Judy Garland Trail Mix throughout the afterlife in your honor. Very, very proud. And so grateful to have been part of this journey for so long. Belly shots, Giant Labias, Wolverines, Ninjas, Christmas miracles and discovering my very own red dress in many forms…oh, and Japanese boobie pudding. And that time we….. And that other time…and and and….and, well, thank you. For leading the way. And never stop. Never. Even when the dark parts crowd in…remember, the sparkly bits will come through…..usually with a spatula….

  580. I finished it in one day. So flipping funny.

    I will never look at squirrls the same way

  581. Just bought your book yesterday and I am facebooking and texting like crazy to tell EVERYONE I know to run out and buy it as soon as they can. I literally have never laughed so hard in my life and I am only on page 100!!! Seriously it is now my favorite book EVER!! I want everyone I know to read it or I might just never speak to them again. Write more books because I don’t want to stop reading them….EVER!!

  582. I just bought it online today.. cant wait to read it!!

  583. Woohoo! :Does the chair dance of glee for your awesomeness:

  584. yaaaaayy!! I helped. You’re welcome.

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  585. Keep screaming sista! Rock on, you deserve it!!!

  586. this makes my accidental double purchase so worth it. not returning either of them.

  587. Woot! Way to go, best-selling author..ess. Authorette? Writer!

  588. Congratulations! It’s an amazing book and I’m so excited to see you at the Dallas book signing tomorrow! Congrats Jenny!

  589. bad.ass.

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    Laurel Eby

    Woohoo! I’m almost done reading my copy and I love it!

  591. Congratulations! You more than deserve it, you wrote the most badass book!

  592. I did a celebratory desk chair spin in celebration for you!

  593. Reading it, love it, thrilled for you…. And love the generic description on the list, a blogger recalls her unuul childhood … Wow that says sooooo much!

  594. Congrats! I am loving the book! I got both the print and audiobook because I had to hear you read it, since you weren’t coming to NC on your tour.

  595. That is just how awesome you are (and how awesome/hilarious your book is). Now come to Seattle for a reading, for the love of GOD!!!! You have a huge following out here, and I would single-handedly make sure everyone I know attended. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Congratulations!

  596. Andrea Little recently posted Fezzes are cool. by glamgeekboutique.

  597. That’s what I’m talking about!

  598. WOW!!!!

    You are amazing, but I know you know that.

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    Because you are all sorts of AWESOMENESS! You’re welcome.

  600. Very impressive & well deserved. Thrilled to have seen you in Texas & agreed about the Tattered Cover.

  601. Got mine at Target yesterday. Congratulations! This is so amazing!

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    Kelley Moon

    WTG, sista.

    Now get back to work. I need new material to make me laugh hysterically and cause concern amongst the people sitting near me.

  603. Congrats, Jenny! You deserve every bit of recognition that you are getting.

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  604. Congrats! That is a completely deserved honor! I can wait to be done with classes next week so I can finally rack open my copy!

  605. Congrats! I checked it the other day and was mad/sad Drift was number 1. Missed you passing it up but knew it would happen!

  606. Woooow! I’m very impressed. Go go NYTimes sharing the love!

  607. Yay and double Yay!

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  609. Fuck yeah. It’s the best. You rock.

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  610. That’s fanfuckingtastic.

    If I wasn’t busy with school, internship, work, homework / midterms, I’d be finished by now. I’ve only got about 60 pages left. I want to finish, but also if I finish, what else will I have to look forward to? Piles of ethnographies and boring archaeological articles. I’m looking forward to finishing, yet not at the same time. I’ve waited for this book for so long, I have nothing to look forward to now.

  611. Yay! Jenny, you’re my hero and you’re so deserving! Congratulations! I LOVE LOVE LOVE your blog and your book is your blog times a billion fantabulous!!

  612. Congratulations!! You deserve it!

  613. Congrats!!! It’s 10 years in the making, well-deserved and shows good things happen to awesome people!

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  614. Honestly, I’m not surprised. I bought your book because I like your blog and I wanted to support you.

    The book was excellent. I would have loved it even if I had never read your blog. It was really well-done. You deserve the success!

  615. I am super proud of you

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  616. Fantastic!! Congrats!! I’m giggling my way through it now.

  617. A friend of a friend said it best, “That woman is touched!” ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Funky Entropy

    What makes it even more amazing is that it’s from the future!

  619. Congrats! I absolutely love the book! I hope all this fame doesn’t go to your head…crap! We are screwed…there goes the chance of a second book!!

  620. Gratz lady, well deserved *raises a glass*

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  621. Wow!

  622. Congrats! I’m not surprised though. I tried to buy a copy a few days ago at Target, and there were none to be found! I had a feeling you’d hit #1.


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  623. This means that you’re absolutely a “novellist” now, right? So my kids can come to me in the next few years and tell me that the schools have replaced “The Red Badge of Courage” with “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened”. That’s obviously how it works, yeah?

  624. WOW. I’m impressed but not surprised.

  625. You’re just finding out what we already knew! Yayyyyy! <3

  626. Amazon “recommended” your book to me on my Kindle. They thought I’d like it. I’m totally spooked now because clearly they have me pegged. I can’t remember the last time I’ve laughed so hard. I read the chapter about Stanley out loud to my husband, but I had to take breaks because I was laughing so hard that I couldn’t see through my tears!!

  627. I was one of the people who helped get you up there! Yea!!

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  628. I am so very happy for you! I have my first first edition best seller.

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  629. YAY!

    Saw you tonight in Austin. Friggin star-struck…but what a fun time!

    It was you. Yes, it was. And I didn’t think there could be anything better than your blog and your book.

    But I was wrong. You in real life. THAT is pretty damn awesome.


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  630. Totally deserved. You are one in a trillion, Jenny.

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  631. Whoo hoo!!! Way to go, Jenny!!!

  632. Yay for you! My kids couldn’t figure out why I was in the other room laughing so hard all by myself. Loved it.

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    Alyson Buckman

    Congratulations! I’m now buying it for other female friends, simply because they MUST have it!

  634. There are small-medium-large-extra large & GIANT metal chickens proudly standing taller all over America now! On behalf of the Beyonces I own or have given as gifts, I say,
    “Knock Knock””
    “Who’s there?”
    “Motherfucker who?”
    “Motherfucker, it is JENNY on top of the world famous NYT Best Seller list!”

    Congratulations, Jenny …. and to Victor who loves you!

  635. You will forever be “best-selling author Jenny Lawson” or, more formally, “New York Times best-selling author Jenny Lawson.” It sounds really good, whether it’s “best-selling author Jenny Lawson donates millions to charity” or “best-selling author Jenny Lawson spotted streaking in Mall of the Americas.” It dresses everything up. Yay you! Go streak!

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    Elizabeth B

    WOO HOO! Congratulations!!!

  637. WOOT!!!11!!1!

  638. It (and you) deserve to be number one. It was an amazing book.

  639. This, without a doubt, is a taxidermied mammoth level of AWESOME!

  640. Woohoo! Poor Victor–how in the world will he ever be able to win an argument again when his opponent is a NY Time number one best selling author!!!!

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  641. Huge congrats from us over here in Spain still waiting for our copy to arrive (Kindle version wasn’t good enough, I wanted an actual touchable copy). Now I’m even more excited to get t!

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  642. Yay, Jenny! I’m hoping that I can at least half if not all of the personal/arts educatitional scholarship head your way regardless of talent… you guys and gals need to show us old fogeys what you’ve already got… Bazinga!

  643. Woot! Congratulations!

  644. two thumbs up jenny! when you are in dallas come visit me. I’ll make brisket. Or quiche. Or potato salad. You can only have one as I am lazy.

  645. I got my book today at noon and just finished devouring it. Is there a spot above #1? There should be. You deserve it!

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  646. it is everything you deserve – and not the least of the everything. the kind of everything that grows and grows and grows until everyone you touch feels it deep in their hearts and touches you back (but not in the bad way).

    it is gratitude and it is thankfulness and it is relief and it is understanding …. and it is endless!

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  647. Congratulations! I tell everyone who will listen that you are the funniest woman in the world.
    My partner thinks I’m crazy because I often start crying reading your blogs…from laughing, not because they are sad. Then I try reading them to him and he can’t understand a word I’m saying because I’m laughing too hard so he says he will just read it himself but I won’t let him because I want to read it to him.
    Anyway, I think you rock.

    BTW….haven’t read the book yet but as soon as I have the money I will be getting it. I can’t wait….I might try to fit it into our food budget. ๐Ÿ™‚

  648. Beyond happy for you!!! Congrats!

  649. Woo hoo, my copy uploaded to my Kindle this morning!!!

  650. Because the Amazon UK distributor sucks, I still haven’t recieved my hard copy. However I do have my Kindle copy and that’s even better, because instant gratification is kind of what I’m all about.

    I’m really pleased for you, but not even the least bit surprised. Don’t you know by now how much you are adored?

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  651. I read your book the day it came out and loved it. I was laughing so hard I almost choked on an orange. Congrats!

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  652. Oh FANTASTIC . Fantastic fantastic fantastic. What brilliant news. YAY

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  653. Yep. That would about be my reaction to. Congratulations ๐Ÿ™‚

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  654. Wait, that says May 6 2012 in the top right corner? You get messages from the future? That’s fucking awesome!

  655. Woooo-hooooo! Congratulations! I’m loving the book.

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  656. That’s amazing!! Congratulations!

    I am buying the book now to keep it there. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    David Bjรถrck

    A “flipp-over”. You turned that “shit around!

    I love you. Come to sweden, your mostly welcomed.

  658. Wow, I just got chills on your behalf! Awesomeness!

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  659. Congratulations! Very well-deserved.

  660. Congrats!

    I bought one copy on the day it came out as a birthday gift for some friends.

    Guess I gotta buy another one next week to keep you on top of the charts ๐Ÿ˜‰

  661. You deserve to be #1! Juanita in the limelight too…

  662. 666
    Crazy Cat Lady

    SO incredibly awesome! Just like you! Congrats! That leaving the house business paid off! You are a wonderful inspiration for all us anxiety grrls!

  663. Squeeeee!!!! How exciting!!!!! HUGE congratulations – I can’t wait for the book to come out in the UK! (You can never have too many exclamation marks, no matter what Terry Pratchett says…) J x

  664. Well deserved methinks.

  665. Definitely deserve it! Just finished your book last night and it was totally worth $45 lol. I was in tears at the end. My dh says flustrated all the time. Drives me crazy!! Thanks for being you!

  666. I got my copy in the mail yesterday….and after the shoot me in the head three times, still alive but wishing I was dead kind of day I had….It was the BEST thing that could have ever happened. I do not think I have ever read a book that A. I didn’t want to put down and B. Laughed so hard I was having trouble reading because I kept losing my fuckin spot!
    Thank you Jenny Lawson for totally fixing my fucked up day!

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  667. Morning. I’m a little bleary eyed because I was up late reading a #1 seller. I’m on Page 161. Enjoying your story Jenny. Congrats

  668. Things like this sometimes happen to people who deserve it.

    I marched my ass to the bookstore this week – with kids AND Mother-in-Law in tow, mind you – to buy a copy at full price. This is how much I respect what you’re doing. What you’ve done.

    Dammit, Jenny, you deserve to never stop screaming. You’ve done good.

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  669. It should be on the best seller list for a long time — an absolutely wonderful, heartwarming, gut-wrenching, laugh-outloud, made me cry memoir.

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  670. Congratulations! Well deserved.

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  671. Congrats!! We knew you could do it!

  672. You’ve always been No. 1 in my heart. And countless secret lists I keep secret from both you and the authorities.

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    Terri Kumro

    Awesome!! Congratulations, Jenny!!

  674. This is some of the BEST news touching my senses today! Congratulations, you are an inspiration to us all!
    Fondly, Leigh and Miss Carry

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    Katy Owens

    That is so f’ing cool!!! Congratulations!!!! So excited for you!!!!

  676. Congratulations Jenny, But I am still pissed you’re not coming to Minnesota for a book signing!

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  677. It’s well-deserved. Your book is awesome! And so are you.

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  678. Rachel Maddow got kicked to the curb! CONGRATULATIONS!

  679. Awesome! Now you will get to have NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER stamped across the tops of your books! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  680. You deserve it! The book is so funny I wet my pants…literally…while crying because I was laughing so hard I couldn’t contain myself….and it was only chapter 3!!!! Congratulations!

  681. Bravo!

  682. Holy shiitakes thta’s awesome and well-deserved and again, awesome.

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