It's Not Necessarily Not the Truth: Dreaming Bigger Than the Town You're From
America knows Jaime Pressly as Joy Turner, the feisty cheatin' ex-wife of Earl Hickey on the NBC hit show My Name Is Earl. Like her character, the Emmy Award-winning actress is, at heart, a smart, vibrant, small-town Southern girl. In this humorous and honest book, she recalls her journey from Kinston, North Carolina, to Hollywood, California, to motherhood, and the forti...more
But after initially rolling my eyes when I learned that Jaime Pressly had written a book, I read some positive reviews and decided to give it a shot. I was pleasantly surprised. The best parts are at the beginning when she recounts her Southern upbringing (chock full of Southern-isms as an added bonus). It lost its way when she went off to California to "make ...more
Having said that, I enjoyed the book, and wish she would write more books.
"Knowing somebody well really only means you've gotten so close to them that the lines in their personality separating good from bad are too blurred for you to even try to judge them anymore. Some people also call that love."