Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “I Put Pants on for This?: Stories in Defense of Staying Home” as Want to Read:
I Put Pants on for This?: Stories in Defense of Staying Home
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

I Put Pants on for This?: Stories in Defense of Staying Home

by
4.50  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Are you the type of person who makes plans and immediately regrets it? Is your idea of a fun night watching your favorite TV show or reading on the couch? In I Put Pants on for This?, Jackson Banks confirms in his latest book why staying home is sometimes the best plan.

Whether it’s getting lost in the desert outside Las Vegas, kidnapped in the Caribbean, or having a
...more
Kindle Edition, 150 pages
Published January 27th 2019 by Jackson Banks
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about I Put Pants on for This?, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about I Put Pants on for This?

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-34
Average rating 4.50  · 
Rating details
 ·  4 ratings  ·  2 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of I Put Pants on for This?: Stories in Defense of Staying Home
Carrie
May 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: indies, humor
A very funny collection of personal vignettes based on the author’s life experiences. From running thirty-plus miles in Nevada to fearing abduction on his honeymoon to the joys of public transit, including having a complete stranger sit on his lap in an otherwise empty subway compartment—I thoroughly enjoyed these stories (some of which the author admits he embellished). Lots of laughs and a great way to pass my time on a recent plane ride. I was also fascinated in the opening chapter to learn ...more
Dan Kalin
Mar 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Jackson Banks has compiled a humorous collection of short stories, which reads like a memoir written by a seemingly-cursed individual. He does state a good portion of the "I Put Pants on for This?" stories are fictional or embellished, but the feel is authentic. One story details the adventures a young child experienced as a military dependent in Guantanamo, Cuba, another chronicles being held a hostage in the Great White North of Canada due to the vagaries of air transportation. Family ...more
Jacob A. Goad
rated it it was amazing
Mar 12, 2019
Jeffrey Spafford
rated it liked it
Apr 07, 2019
Helena Berger
marked it as to-read
Feb 14, 2019
Scott R
marked it as to-read
Feb 14, 2019
Lynn Hallbrooks
marked it as to-read
Feb 20, 2019
M. Ainihi
marked it as to-read
Feb 21, 2019
Ariana Collins
marked it as to-read
Feb 26, 2019
Amanda
marked it as to-read
Mar 13, 2019
Bryony Andrew
marked it as to-read
Mar 15, 2019
Kay Campbell
marked it as to-read
Mar 16, 2019
Caety
marked it as to-read
Mar 16, 2019
Stacy
added it
Mar 22, 2019
Lea Evans
marked it as to-read
Mar 22, 2019
Anna
marked it as to-read
Mar 28, 2019
Barbara Bahr-gerstner
marked it as to-read
Mar 28, 2019
Krista
marked it as to-read
Mar 29, 2019
Hi
marked it as to-read
Mar 31, 2019
Cynthia
marked it as to-read
Mar 31, 2019
Kelly Bolin
marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2019
Cheryl A
marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2019
Michelle
marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2019
Lauren Paletta
marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2019
Cal
marked it as to-read
Apr 20, 2019
Dee Johnson Wilson
marked it as to-read
Apr 22, 2019
Michael Sewell
marked it as to-read
Apr 22, 2019
Rome
marked it as to-read
Apr 23, 2019
Vincent
marked it as to-read
May 03, 2019
Taylor
marked it as to-read
May 10, 2019
Patty Adams
marked it as to-read
May 12, 2019
Alisha
marked it as to-read
May 12, 2019
Neuravinci
marked it as to-read
May 13, 2019
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • Everything's Not Bigger
  • The Crow Trap (Vera Stanhope, #1)
See similar books…
2 followers
Jackson Banks is a husband, father, writer, and grumpy young man who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. His family and their misadventures together provide the inspiration for many of his writings. Jackson writes satirical short stories that are loosely based on real events. Occasionally, he writes other types of stories.