Adulthood Is A Myth

Adulthood Is A Myth

A "Sarah's Scribbles" Collection

Graphic Novel - 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 Wi-Fi 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, Missouri : Andrews McMeel Publishing, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781449474195
1449474195
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIC BOOK FIC ANDER
Characteristics: 109 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Sarah's scribble (Webcomic)

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This first installation of Andersen's "Sarah's Scribbles" series gives millenials plenty to relate to as they forage ahead into adulthood. Full of hilarious one-page comic scenarios, Andersen uses comedy and simple illustrations to depict situations we may or may not be proud to admit w... Read More »


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ArapahoeSarah Jun 07, 2018

Laugh-out-loud hilarious, has a lot of comics that introverts will be able to relate to.

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darladoodles
May 17, 2018

Sarah's introvert humor resonated the most with me. A philosophical tribute to adulthood and the child we may or may have not left behind. Loved her bunny companion and her black cat. Extra marks for our local publisher. Very entertaining!

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ryner
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.

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nydster90
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".

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AdlerC
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.

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Malak_khalaf
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!

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
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

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