Hardcover Ó Momzillas PDF/EPUB á

Hardcover  Ó Momzillas PDF/EPUB á A hilarious and deliciously scathing send up of motherhood as practiced in the upper echelons of Manhattan society, from the coauthor of The Right Address and Wolves in Chic ClothingThe mothers on Manhattan s chic Upper East Side are highly educated, extremely wealthy, and very competitive They throw themselves and all of their energy and resources into full time child rearing, turning their kids into the unwitting pawns in a game where success is measured in precocious achievements, jam packed schedules, and elite private school pedigreesHannah Allen has recently moved to the neighborhood with her New York City bred investment banker husband and their two year old daughter, Violet She s immediately inundated by an outpouring of advice from her not so well intentioned new friends and her overbearing, socially conscious mother in law, who coach her on matters ranging from where to buy the must havebaby dress to how to get into the only pre pre preschool that counts Despite her better instincts and common sense, Hannah soon finds herself caught up in the competitive whirl of high stakes mothering I enjoyed this, which I was skeptical about when reading some of the reviews I actually listened to it on CD to and from work, which was a great way to do it, because some of the snarky little comments and cliffhangers really made the time fly There are a lot of quirky little sayings natch for naturally, for example , which some reviewers didn t like because they don t hear people talking like that, but people DO talk like that in some places I thought it was a fun read listen I loved t I enjoyed this, which I was skeptical about when reading some of the reviews I actually listened to it on CD to and from work, which was a great way to do it, because some of the snarky little comments and cliffhangers really made the time fly There are a lot of quirky little sayings natch for naturally, for example , which some reviewers didn t like because they don t hear people talking like that, but people DO talk like that in some places I thought it was a fun read listen I loved the happy ending, I hated all the right people and cheered on all the right people And the heroine got to be who she really was, which is what we all really want to do Great summer light reading I just bailed on page 16 due to the use of the word unfortch As you know, there are clearly NO extenuating circumstances circs that excuse diction dictch like that I d also like you to know that, before I even arrived at that misbegotten page, I sat, in the name of a warm backporch summer evening just crying out for noninvasive reading material, through the following her skeletore bod you can t even get a reference to He Man spelled right , racquetball playing Roman numeraled p I just bailed on page 16 due to the use of the word unfortch As you know, there are clearly NO extenuating circumstances circs that excuse diction dictch like that I d also like you to know that, before I even arrived at that misbegotten page, I sat, in the name of a warm backporch summer evening just crying out for noninvasive reading material, through the following her skeletore bod you can t even get a reference to He Man spelled right , racquetball playing Roman numeraled peeps, and, God help us, It was also awky because I m really a girls girl and not one to bond with the boys I have never been dicks over chicks With Bee, convo seemed forced Not to even mention But this woman was not just a thorn in my side, she was a full My name is Inigo Montoya hand carved spear bisecting my bod What does that meanWhy do you make really basic pop culture references you don t even understand Who are you and why are you And, because I just couldn t leave it alone, I scanned further down on page 17 cold hard ca hola With a dollar sign Oh my God And bulk o his dough Close the book Close the book I challenge anyone to find a worse page than this in English Seriously, I do But instead of emailing me, just tear it out mail it to a country that s beating us in the space race or whatever race we re in, because as we all know, global intelligence allotment is a zero sum game.JESUS CHRIST she thanks Britney Spears Federline in the acknowledgments under To the mellow moms thank you for helping me laugh at the Momzillas, for sharing insane anecdotes, and showing me how it s done I m actually crying, and not just because of the lack of parallelism I have to go I have to get this out of my house, maybe even my neighborhood I thought this book would be a witty take on wealthy Manhattan moms and all their uber materialistic ways, but it ended up taking itself way too seriously, and wasn t funny at all Do yourself a favor and don t read this book. The writing is awful, the made up words are terrible Seriously, who talks like that Although after reading the acknowledgements, I guess the author does Bad editing, too many typos to count and that didn t include the words that I wasn t sure if it was bad editing or just another made up word, I chalked it up to the latter The story is okay, the telling of the story is just so bad The main character doesn t even get that she s just as bad as the Upper East Side Momzillas that she s bashin The writing is awful, the made up words are terrible Seriously, who talks like that Although after reading the acknowledgements, I guess the author does Bad editing, too many typos to count and that didn t include the words that I wasn t sure if it was bad editing or just another made up word, I chalked it up to the latter The story is okay, the telling of the story is just so bad The main character doesn t even get that she s just as bad as the Upper East Side Momzillas that she s bashing through out the entire book And then in the final few pages she becomes the heroine and we see that she s taught others of their wicked ways because she s so much better than the other Mothers and they should all be just like her instead Also far too many pop culture references The author is clearly trying too hard If you read the final two chapters, that s all you ll need and it will sound like the rest of the book was really good She s made these self revelations and learned so much about the other Mothers and parenting and even about herself However, if you d read the rest of the book, the unfortunate part is that those final two chapters are so fake, it s hard to believe that Hannah has really learned anything at all because of her behavior and the way she clearly sees that she and her child are far superior to these Momzillas and their children who she claims have superiority complexes , that her revelations and life lessons are such bull

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