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Welcome to the Funny Farm: The All-True Misadventure of a Woman on the Edge

3.63  ·  Rating Details ·  91 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Guides readers on a tour of a woman's life. This title covers topics from baby showers to cell phones, chin hair to Hamburger Helper, defrosted turkeys to Barry Manilow, and dumb blonde jokes to well-woman exams. It aims to inspire, entertain and shed light on principles of spiritual wellness and Christian living to enrich the life of the reader.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by Fleming H. Revell Company (first published 2001)
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Kathy
Oct 22, 2014 Kathy rated it liked it
This collection of amusing incidents in the author's life concludes with a spiritual application at the end of each story. Linamen is very real, very human, and very Christian. I wasn't expecting the "moral of the story" kind of experience when I got the book, but grew to enjoy it. It helped me think maybe I could do the same in my own life--draw a lesson from my own mis-adventures.
Stacie Sullivan
Jul 05, 2014 Stacie Sullivan rated it liked it
3 stars for being a clean and uplifting read. But, unfortunately, I couldn't even finish the book. There were a few laughs, but mainly I found it dull.
Elena
Oct 23, 2015 Elena rated it really liked it
Lighthearted read, chock full of adorably imperfect moments of life and little nuggets of wisdom.
Nimira Dhanani
So true

I could relate to many aspects of this book and getting a different perspective was good. Plenty of laughs as well.
Lie
Dec 31, 2014 Lie rated it it was ok
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not my thing !!
Gabrielle
Jun 18, 2011 Gabrielle rated it liked it
I have no idea where this book came from nor did I know anything about the author before reading it. I found out that she is a devout Christian which I was not expecting. This is not a negative just an observation. Some of the stories in the collection were laugh out loud funny.
Rachel
Dec 06, 2015 Rachel rated it really liked it
This was a hilariously real piece of devotional work. I appreciated Linamen's honesty, but also her way of deftly turning incredible humor into a challenge that often stepped on my spiritual toes. I look forward to reading this one again and again.... something I rarely do.
Wendy
Nov 03, 2008 Wendy rated it liked it
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Cute little read. The author is a Christian writer, and each chapter is an article she wrote for a Christian magazine. The articles are funny, uplifting, and left me with a smile.
Mimi
Dec 12, 2010 Mimi rated it really liked it
Funny, inspiring and uplifting -- what more could you want??
Katie
May 05, 2013 Katie rated it it was ok
I was hoping for a funny light-hearted book not something preachy.
Pam
Dec 26, 2015 Pam rated it liked it
Funny book.
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