It Gets Worse: A Collection of Essays by Shane DawsonIt Gets Worse: A Collection of Essays by Shane Dawson

It Gets Worse: A Collection of Essays

byShane Dawson

Paperback | July 19, 2016

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New York Times bestselling author, director, actor, and YouTube superstar Shane Dawson returns with another highly entertaining and uproariously funny essay collection, chronicling a mix of real life moments both extraordinary and mortifying, yet always full of heart.

Shane Dawson shared some of his best and worst experiences in I Hate Myselfie, the critically acclaimed book that secured his place as a gifted humorist and keen observer of millennial culture. Fans felt as though they knew him after devouring the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal bestseller. They were right… almost.

In this new collection of original personal essays, Shane goes even deeper, sharing never-before-revealed stories from his life, giving readers a no-holds-barred look at moments both bizarre and relatable, from cult-like Christian after-school activities, dressing in drag, and losing his virginity, to hiring a psychic, clashes with celebrities, and coming to terms with his bisexuality. Every step of the way, Shane maintains his signature brand of humor, proving that even the toughest breaks can be funny when you learn to laugh at yourself.

This is Let's Pretend This Never Happened and Running With Scissors for the millennial generation: an inspiring, intelligent, and brutally honest collection of true stories by a YouTube sensation-turned one of the freshest new voices out there.
Shane Dawson was born on July 19, 1988 in Long Beach, California. He is a director, actor, comedian, musician, YouTube vlogger, and author. I Hate Myselfie: A Collection of Essays was his first book and a bestseller. His second book, It Gets Worse: A Collection of Essays, has also reached the bestseller's list.
Title:It Gets Worse: A Collection of EssaysFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.38 × 5.5 × 0.9 inPublished:July 19, 2016Publisher:Atria/Keywords PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1501132849

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Date published: 2018-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Raw Shane Dawson is despite his fame, someone who is easy to indentify with. His ability to expose difficult times in a real and yet not completely overwhelming way makes Shane that much more lovable.
Date published: 2018-08-13
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Date published: 2018-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great voice Shane has always had a wonderful voice in telling his stories. He can be serious and discuss difficult topics but also always have it infused with humour. He will make you laugh about things that shouldn't be funny and have you relate to him through every story he tells. Love him, love his books and I can't wait for the next one.
Date published: 2018-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A range of emotion I love Shane, this book made me laugh, cry, cringe and feel sympathy. He has a way of turning any situation into a comical one
Date published: 2018-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from *mouth pop* This book is hilarious yet heartfelt at the same time. Even if you don't like or know Shane dawson you will love this book.
Date published: 2018-02-17
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Date published: 2017-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ill Go Home Shane is absolutely amazing! He is one of my top favourite YouTubers. I've been watching his videos for over a year or two now and his videos always got me laughing. This book is just as amazing. There are times I got emotional, which made me love Shane even more, but he always brought back the humour. Cannot wait till he films a video for each chapter, already loved "The Lottery"!
Date published: 2017-07-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Laughed Out Loud Shane has a special kind of humor, but if you can handle it I promise you will laugh out loud. Aside from the humor, his essays had some important messages to the readers, I really enjoyed it.
Date published: 2017-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Even Better Than The First One Another great collection of stories from Shane, they are touching, and shocking, and put together really well.
Date published: 2017-06-14
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Date published: 2017-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Shane! Shane is so funny but still emotional and honest. This book is wonderful for me as I follow his YouTube career and view him regularly. But I think it would be interesting for anyone interested in social media and starting out in that world.
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Shane I love Shane and this book!!!
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! I thought this would be kinda boring, but it was actually super entertaining! There were even some life lessons thrown in. Good job Shane on your second book!
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than his first! this book was better than his first which was already an amazing read!
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Big Fan of Everything Shane Does I'm a really big Shane Dawson fan. I love his YouTube videos, his Shane & Friends podcast, everything. I really loved this book. It was a great read, and just as funny as I expected it to be. You'll love it if you like Shane's work!
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it Shane's humor is so funny because it is relatable for teens and I love his books.
Date published: 2017-01-02
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Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very funny lol This was (unexpectedly) written VERY well, with great analogies and descriptions. It made me laugh a lot, and was very interesting and I always wanted to read more and more. Recommended for anyone, you don't need to watch Shane to enjoy this great book. :)
Date published: 2016-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Soooo funny! Contrary to the title it actually was even better than his first book in my opinion #plumreview
Date published: 2016-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from lots of Laughs Just like his first book Shane is personal and funny making for a very enjoyable read especially to take a break from school forced texts
Date published: 2016-11-27
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Date published: 2016-11-26
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Date published: 2016-11-17
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Date published: 2016-11-07
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Date published: 2016-09-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not for me After 50 pages I threw it into in the recycle bin. Guess we don't all have the same humor. I would give it zero star but then again I cannot do it in this forum and maybe I should have given the book a longer read.
Date published: 2016-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good. I read this in about a day and a half, so super easy read. But I enjoyed it. Some chapters I enjoyed more than others but you get that with any book. I would say its just as good as the first one. Shane has a way of writing that makes you feel like you are having a conversation with him as opposed to just hearing him talk. Which is nice and refreshing.
Date published: 2016-08-10
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Date published: 2016-07-20

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It Gets Worse About the Artist ALEXANDER T. GIESEN is a seventeen-year-old German-born British painter. His passion for art was first sparked in the eighth grade, after visiting a modern art exhibition. He currently is in his first year doing the International Baccalaureate diploma, where he studies fine art. The themes his paintings mainly illustrate are the problems that humans (especially women) in Western society face; this he shows by doing large-scale portraits with hidden metaphorical messages, often only conveyed through color or form. Follow him on Twitter @_alexrobins.

Editorial Reviews

"This book is a haven for difference in a sea of more of the same with YouTuber books. The essay approach really worked for the book."