Book Review: Quirky Essays for Quirky People by Barbara Venkataraman

Quirky Essays for Quirky People by Barbara Venkataraman

Quirky Essays for Quirky People
by Barbara Venkataraman

A humorous collection of essays. A quick read that covers a variety of topics – friendships, work, aging, and some random thoughts thrown in for good measure. All quirky, and some laugh out loud funny.

List of essays:
1. “A Trip to the Hardware Store” – home repairs by dad
2. “Dinner is Served” – a dinner party
3. “Lazy Bones” – lazy people
4. “Your Account is Past Due” – debt collector
5. “Gadget Girl” – kitchen gadgets
6. “Where Did the Time Go?” – life with an aging parent
7. “Beyond Belief” – restaurant jobs
8. “High Finance” – settling bills, sister style
9. “I’m Not Talking About You, Of Course” – pet ownership
10. “Irrational Fears” – fears
11. “It All Started with a Loud Sneeze” – aging
12. “A Jolt of Electricity” – living without electricity
13. “Crazy Hobbies” – a parent’s hobbies
14. “Ask Me No Questions” – too many questions & upselling
15. “Friends in Low Places” – frogs
16. “Martha, I Let You Down” – cooking dinner
17. “No Right Answer” – friendship with a writer
18. “Words of Wisdom” – family secrets
19. “The Sweet Life” – candy radar
20. “If I Had to Choose” – insects
21. “You Think You Know a Person” – bacteria
22. “A Case of Age Discrimination” – aging
23. “Bittersweet” – chocolate
24. “Nightmare at the Sleep Clinic” – sleep clinic experience

I received a digital copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

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