This book is a wonderful blend of reality, humor, and insights into overcoming major obstacles! Alexandra Penny is a talented and memorable turn around artist.Published 20 months ago by Marc Neal
--who has no idea what being poor REALLY means. A bag lady? HER? With her wealthy Manhattan apartment and her maid and her rich, rich friends all ready to help her out, as well... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Laura D
I was thankful this book was short, but I also think it could have been a lot shorter if the author took out all the repeated references to how posh her life used to be. Read morePublished on April 25, 2013 by Alisha "Blu-"
What writers' agents constantly urge on us (writers, that is) is TOPICALITY.
Whatever you do or don't feel about Alexandra Penney's writing style (not to mention... Read more
A lot of us could learn from this book. The lessons she learned would apply to all of us in the same situation. We need to be thankful for what we have at any given time. Read morePublished on December 24, 2012 by CCode
I really don't like misleading information.
On the front book flap/book description it reads:
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The author comes across as likable and sincere. While this may not be the next great American novel, the author, herself, admits that writing is not necessarily her forte which... Read morePublished on October 1, 2011 by Didimama
Having followed Ms. Penny's original Daily Beast blog posts, I was somewhat eager to read the book, but with tempered expectations. Read morePublished on April 30, 2011 by KWD
This book is not about having enough money to live. I don't think the author meant that she lost ALL her money when she used the term "losing it all. Read morePublished on April 3, 2011 by On the road