C.D. Gallant-King's Reviews > Self-Help 101 or: How I Learned to Take Over the World Through Tolerating My Family

Self-Help 101 or by L.G. Keltner
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it was amazing
bookshelves: guffaws

Yeah sure, I read a Christmas story in the middle of the summer, but I regret nothing. Self-Help 101 was a lot of fun, a solid, heart-warming tale of family strife and teenage moodiness that works all year round.


I really liked the premise of the main character writing a book inside the book, and her little nuggets of advice for “taking over the world” fit in well with the story. It was a neat concept that added to the tone and didn't feel awkward.


The characters were well rounded and believable, and I especially enjoyed the older relatives - who easily could have devolved into caricatures - were actually the smartest and most sensible of the cast.


So yeah, all and all a great little book and I would recommend it as a fine way to pass a few hours (admittedly probably moreso around the holidays). I look forward to Ms Keltner’s next one!
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June 15, 2016 – Shelved
June 15, 2016 – Shelved as: guffaws

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