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 reali...
|Title||:||Am I There Yet? The Loop-de-Loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood|
|Number of Pages||:||192 pages|
Am I There Yet? The Loop-de-Loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood Reviews
read this in one fell swoop. and I’ll probably read it once a week for the rest of my 20s. thank you, thank you, thank you.
I bought his book for my daughter and then read it on the plane to Mexico City to take it to her. She is going to love it! I highly recommend it for anyone, young and old. And in between. It has so much heart, fun illustrations, perspective, heartache, adventure.
I’m definitely buying one for my step-daughter and soon to be new daughter-in-law. I almost want to buy an extra for myself.
Three of my many favorite quotes:
P 54: What I love most about living isn’t accomplishing things, but experie ...more
Whimsical and thoughtful and weirdly resonant; an artist’s reflections on and advice from her 20’s.
Am I there Yet is a Semi-Autobiographical book based on Mari Andrew’s journey to Adulthood. She is a writer, Illustrator and aspiring flamenco enthusiast, living in New York. She takes us to her journey of 30 yrs to Adulthood, through essays and Hilarious, Heart breakingly true yet very RELATBLE Drawings and essays. Her Illustrations are inspired by seasons of her life, love, friendship, home, career, heartbreak and self discovery.
She was grieving her Father’s death and a Broken relationship. To ...more
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.
Sering melihat akun Sophiamega di Instagram yang tampaknya merekomendasikan buku ini ke beberapa temannya. Penasaran, aku mencari tahu melalui Goodreads dan ternyata ratingnya cukup bagus. Ketika aku berkunjung ke Gramedia liburan natal kemarin, buku ini ada di salah satu rak. Tanpa pikir panjang, aku segera membawanya ke kasir. Namun, baru sempat ku baca ketika dalam penerbangan kembali ke Jakarta.
Am I There Yet? bisa dikatakan sebagai sebuah buku perjalanan Mari Andrew. Ia sudah berada pada ak ...more
Only a couple of pages into the first chapter, I felt the inspiration and positive feelings starting to reel. I felt connected. I felt early on like this book is more relatable than any of the other books like this because it is the most accessible. This one doesn’t ask for you to give it all "right now" — to go through your entire journey after reading the book because all of the answers are "right here" or because you'll now have the key to getting to the destination. Instead it documents all ...more
The perfect prescription for someone who has no idea what they’re doing