Friday, February 12, 2016

I'D RATHER WEAR PAJAMAS & Giveaway

I’d Rather Wear Pajamas
by Chelsea Walker Flagg

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GENRE: Humor/Memoir

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BLURB:


Everybody has the awesome opportunity to find their own strength and path through life. Some come about their self-discoveries through studying and working hard. Others (Chelsea) spend their time nearly burning down kitchens and driving around the country with a car full of hangers.

Chelsea grew up wanting to be “strong.” She thought arguing her way through childhood and becoming a world-class attorney would get her there. But, through a series of humorous, and only slightly embarrassing events, Chelsea comes to realize that maybe her strength is meant to shine in different ways.

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Excerpt:

I tried to contain my excitement when my second grade teacher announced that our school’s Professional Day was coming up and we were all encouraged to dress up as what we wanted to be when we grew up. Now, just try to picture what your local veterinarian looks like and what they might wear on a daily basis to stand out from other occupations. You can’t, right?

Some parents had it easy; I mean how hard is it to make your child look like a firefighter or a member of middle management? My poor mom had a bigger task at hand. That’s why my costume ended up including a white bathrobe which I think was supposed to be a labcoat and an old pair of tortoise-shell sunglasses (lenses removed). In one hand I carried one of my million stuffed animals and in the other, a clipboard. I’m not entirely sure how a clipboard was going to prove that I was a veterinarian, but I was confident that if the clipboard didn’t give it away, the broken sunglasses definitely would. In a low childhood moment for me, not a single person - student or teacher - could guess what I was.

Even with the setback, I still knew I’d be the world’s best vet. My favorite animals by far were cats. To give you an idea of how in love with cats I was, imagine the person or thing that you love more than life itself, and then times that love by 100. I think it’s fair to use the word obsessed. Blurb 3



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**SPOILER FREE**


Not really sure how to put into words a review for this book!  The story telling behind this cover comes with a huge warning....  YOU WILL LAUGH...  More than likely in places not so appropriate.  That's what happens when you're somewhere and you've escaped into reading this book.  Not sure how many times the nurse called my name before I realized it.  This is a great book to have or share with someone who hasn't read it. The smooth flow makes it easy to follow.  The author has talent in writing and gives you a book that keep you interested once you've been pulled in from page one!


*Received for an honest review*
AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Chelsea was once obsessed with cats, longed to live in a big city, didn't think she would ever have children, and aspired to be an attorney. She now lives in Boulder, Colorado as a stay-at-home mom and comedic writer with her husband and three daughters. She has no current plans to own a cat.

Chelsea Walker Flagg Social Media Links
http://www.chelseaflagg.com/
https://twitter.com/chelseaflagg
https://www.facebook.com/chelseawalkerflagg
https://www.pinterest.com/chelseaflagg/

Book links: The book will be $0.99 during the tour.

http://www.idratherwearpajamas.com/

http://www.amazon.com/Rather-Pajamas-Chelsea-Walker-Flagg/dp/0996728406/

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27082021-i-d-rather-wear-pajamas

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/id-rather-wear-pajamas-chelsea-walker-flagg/1122748957
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