Adulthood Is A Myth

Adulthood Is A Myth

A "Sarah's Scribbles" Collection

Comic Book - 2016
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Adulthood is a myth confronts head-on the horrors, anxiety, and awkwardness of modern adult life. From the agony of holding hands with a gorgeous guy to the yawning pit of hell that is the wifi gone down to the eye-watering pain of eating too-hot pizza because one cannot stand to wait for it to cool down, Sarah fearlessly documents it all. Like the work of fellow Millennial authors Allie Brosh, Grace Helbig, and Gemma Correll, Sarah's total frankness on extremely personal issues such as body image, self-consciousness, introversion, relationships, and bra-washing makes her comics highly relatable and consistently hilarious.
Publisher: Kansas City :, Andrews McMeel Publishing,, [2016]
ISBN: 9781449474195
Branch Call Number: 741.56973 AND NVD
Characteristics: 109 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm


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Dec 16, 2017

As a fellow introvert, I see a number of my own quirks and foibles mirrored in Sarah Andersen's comics, which is pleasing and validating in some way. This was quick, leisurely, charming entertainment, perfect for a demanding time of year.

Nov 27, 2017

This comic had me actually laughing out loud. These strips are short but very witty and if you are a millennial, might find them particularly relatable.

GeeksInTheLibrary Oct 19, 2017

Started as a web comic, is a compilation of individual scenes and stories about being a young adult in the modern era, so funny you will laugh-cry. Good for anyone who has ever said "adulting is hard".

Sep 14, 2017

So relatable!

CatherineG_1 Sep 03, 2017

For all those fans of Sarah's Scribbles, this cute collection talks about the challenges Sarah faces in adult life.
She discusses staying up too late and having trouble getting up the next morning. My favourite was not wanting to get up on cold winter mornings and being excited to come home and get into comfy pjs.

Aug 14, 2017

Hilarious and relatable!

loonylovesgood Jul 14, 2017

I found I could relate to a lot in this book. Very funny comics - fan of the website as well!

Jun 29, 2017

A graphic novel about a cartoon and her struggling to be an adult. It really shows all the horrible things that come with being an adult like socializing, planning for the future, having a normal sleep schedule etc. It's a cute and quick read. Rating 5 out 5 stars.
- @Fallenangelhushhush of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

forbesrachel May 14, 2017

To all the introverts out there, you will find a comrade in Sarah Anderson. In her short strips, she frankly shares her insight and feelings about everyday situations, especially those awkward, terrifying moments where one has to "socialize". With her boogey-eyed "scribbles" she makes light of her adult life, and adult-related topics like work, relationships, and body concerns. For those who understand, you will find yourself bursting out in laughter on more than one occasion. Many of the strips refer to the female experience, so women in particular will enjoy this collection of the webcomic series Sarah's Scribbles. Adulthood is certainly a myth.

SquamishLibraryStaff Mar 24, 2017

If you enjoy the work of Allie Brosh, you will love Sarah Andersen's just as much. Smile, smirk, and giggle your way through her honest, quirky observations on women, life, and the nonsensical insecurities that go along them (all the while feeling secretly relieved that there is someone else out there like you!)

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Nov 26, 2017

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