Review: Scrappy Little NobodyEditorial Review - Bookreporter.com
A collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Awardnominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect. “I'm excited to publish my first book, and because I get uncomfortable when people have high expectations, I'd like to use this opportunity to showcase my ineptitude, pettiness, and the frequency with which I embarrass myself. And while many of my female inspirations ... Read full review
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So whoever hired Kendrick's ghostwriter and told them "make it seem like she's relatable, like, totally pretend she's just a regular person", that hiring decision was great! And that's sort of the heart of the book itself, a combination of cynical, mean-girl, self-referential stories and takedowns, mixed with some often funny snark. Kendrick goes a bit too far in protesting she's just a regular person like anyone who paid money for this book; she's showing, she's not telling.