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I wanted the book to make me laugh, but it just never did.
In some ways this almost seems like listening into someone else's confessions - you feel a little guilty for doing it, but can't stop yourself.
I really enjoyed the author's style of writing, and I found the stories funny and engaging and I could relate to them to a certain extent.
If you grew up in the '70s and '80s, your own memories are probably as good (or bad) as the author's. If not, you probably won't be much amused by her dysfunctional family.Published 1 month ago by AZ Reader
A very funny read, a book you cant stop reading once you start. And on top of that, the author, through her own self-awareness and life experience, concludes in some realizations... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dimitris VAVOUGYIOS
Utterly pointless. Serves as a MFA-type (full of creative adjectives and punchy metaphor) of blog condensed into book form. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jen Richardson
Somewhat callous and sarcastic, other times as soft and gooey as a melted Snickers bar. Heather has written her life in frank and funny truth!Published 11 months ago by Michelle Helms
Heather is a well written author who reminded me at times of Augusten Burroughs. As much as I wanted (tried) to enjoy these stories, they often felt lacking in energy which... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Lulu Magoo
Disaster Preparedness chronicles the author's childhood and the dissolution of her parents' marriage. Read morePublished on February 22, 2013 by Amazon Customer
It's a commonplace that the literary world is now littered with way too many memoirs, and it's difficult to find one distinctive enough to reward the time we must take away from... Read morePublished on January 25, 2013 by Robert Holland
I was given this book because I think the person thought it was related to disaster preparedness--something I'm interested in. Read morePublished on June 2, 2012 by SusanR1981
I loved this author's dry humor. You can really relate to the odd family circumstances as everyone's family has a little strangeness in it.Published on March 11, 2012 by TinaShoe