Adulting meets Hyperbole and a Half in this witty, starkly honest, and absolutely on-point book of essays and illustrations on the realities of growing up and finding yourself.Mari Andrew started doodling when she worked at a bakery--she took some license with the display case labels. When customers noticed and began telling her the drawings brightened their days, Mari realized she could use that hobby to connect with people. She hit a professional rough patch in her late 20s and began to chronicle her work on Instagram. Nearly overnight, she became a sensation. Now when Mari Andrew posts something new, the Internet rejoices. This book is organized by universal themes of becoming an adult--for example, loss, adventure, ambition. Within each chapter, Mari shares her personal experiences in never-before-seen essays, accompanied by spreads of her signature illustrations, 90 percent of which are brand new. Readers are bound to see some of themselves in this book, whether seeking advice on how to handle growing up, or just looking for a friend who can commiserate....
|Title||:||Am I There Yet? The Loop-de-Loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood|
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Am I There Yet? The Loop-de-Loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood Reviews
I love Andrew's artwork. It's a mix of simple illustrations with relatable captions that always hit me close to home. This book is an extension of the work she usually displays on her Instagram account, interspersed with short essays. The book is part memoir and general part coming-of-age milestones in your 20s and 30s,
The perfect prescription for someone who has no idea what they’re doing
I love Mari Andrew and have been a follower of her work for quite some time. I pre-ordered this book and when it arrived I read it right away. I have been passing it along as a college graduation gift recently and everyone who has gotten their hands on it loves it. There is something so relatable about her work and it can range different age groups. This is something that is easy to pick up and read through easily but something I will revisit time and time again.
I didn’t want this beautiful book to end. Reading it was like catching up with an old friend on a long, warm summer night. I really hope Mari writes/illustrates more books - I’d read them all!
mari feels like she is an old friend who totally gets you.
i'm already looking forward to re-reading this book!
This book has changed my life. I honestly cannot express how much I have depended on this book over the last few weeks.
It sounds silly but I never really thought of happiness being a choice, and that something I could simply aspire to. Thanks to this book I have realised that I am in complete control of my life and it has changed everything.
Thank you Mari for giving me the courage to embrace life and choose happiness!
I loved this so much that I read most of it in one day. So perfect! Got a free copy but would be willing to pay full hardcover price for it, which is saying something. Her art spoke to me on a deep level.
Mari Andrew masterfully unfolds her story through illustrations and essays. Her words reveal the narrative of her experiences and simultaneously inspire introspection.
I’ve loved following her art on Instagram - the graphic novel does not repeat any of her previous art and builds upon her current collection.