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Live Fast Die Hot

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Jenny Mollen

Narrated By: Jenny Mollen

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: June 2016

Duration: 6 hours 51 minutes

Summary:

*A NEW YORK TIMES HUMOR BESTSELLER*

By the author of I Like You Just the Way I Am and a frequent Chelsea contributor, an outrageous collection of personal stories about motherhood, responsibility, and other potential disasters

Jenny Mollen is a writer and actress living in New York. Until two years ago, her lifewas exciting, sexy, a little eccentric, and one hundred percent impulsive. She had a husband who embraced her crazy—who understood her need to occasionally stalk around the house in his ex-girlfriend’s old beach caftans and to invite their drug dealer to Passover seder (so he wouldn’t feel like they were using him only for drugs).

Then they had their son, Sid, and overnight, Jenny was forced to grow up: to be responsible, to brush her hair, to listen to her voicemail.

Live Fast Die Hot is a collection of stories about what happens when you realize that some things are more important than crafting the perfect tweet. It follows Jenny to Morocco, where she embarks on a quest to prove to herself that she can travel alone without reenacting a plotline from Taken. It shows her confronting demons—most of them from childhood, a few from the spirit realm. And it culminates in Peru, where Jenny decides that maybe the cure for her anxiety as a mom lies at the bottom of a cup of ayahuasca.

Hilarious, outlandish, and surprisingly affecting, Live Fast Die Hot reminds you that even if you aren’t cut out for parenting, at least you can be better at it than your mother.

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  • Joanna J

    Jenny is HILARIOUS! If you want to laugh, if you have a good sense of humor, and you don’t take everything in life so seriously, then this is the book for you! It is the autobiographical version of a trashy beach novel...and that is a GOOD thing!

  • Kaitlin Madden

    Love everything about Jenny! I would recommend both of her books and so would Jason's ex.

  • Book Critic

    Simply entertaining. Along with her writing, Jenny Mollen's narration kept me laughing the entire time I was listening and was very easy to relate to.