Yes Please – Amy Poehler


3.5/5 Stars

Summary: “In Amy Poehler’s highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious. Powered by Amy’s charming and hilarious, biting yet wise voice, Yes Please is a book full of words to live by.”

I kept forgetting to write my post on this book, so it’s actually been a while since I finished listening to it…oops.

I picked up Yes Please as something to listen to while at work instead of listening to the same songs over and over again.  It’s a good listen with chapters that will make you laugh out loud—even if you aren’t technically a fan of Amy Poehler.

There are chapters about her life, kids, relationships, and of course Parks and Rec and SNL.  I don’t think I would have actually sat down and read through the entire book, but as something to listen to casually I really enjoyed it.  There are little asides strictly in the audiobook and hearing it in her own voice makes it a little more interesting to someone who hasn’t really followed her career or know much about her, like me.

Pick up the book (audio or not) if you’re a fan of Parks and Rec or if you’ve just seen and liked the comedy movies Amy is known for.