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Don't You Just Hate That? 2nd Edition

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A very funny and light read. I've found lots of statements I could relate to and laughed out loud. Definitely a good book for a long trip.
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A pessimist’s wet dream: 
I don’t usually like books that are lists, but this had me laughing to myself quite a bit.
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A perfect book for everyone!  I guarantee that everyone who reads it will find something they have on their personal "hate that" list and get a chuckle at the things that can end up on a list such as this.  Scott Cohen must have had many great conversations at family gatherings and anywhere else large groups of people gather to have enough to fill this 2nd edition.  The book is meant to entertain and share.  A wonderful book to have on your personal shelf whenever you need a chuckle.
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This seems like the opposite of a book called The Book of Awesome, where the writer had entries of things he loves, that he finds 'awesome.' This book is the antithesis of that but in a good way. Many of the things the author griped about are things that I gripe about as well. One thing I was annoyed by about this book, however, was the way there was a list of 5, 7, 10, any-number things that are annoying about being a hairdresser or a bartender or an editor, by a completely random person. They were still annoying things but every time I would come to one it would take me out of the main points and just remind me that the author (presumably) hadn't written that list. All in all, this was an enjoyable read and I'd be open to reading the first edition.
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This book really made me chuckle! So many things I could relate to including when you hold the ketchup bottle over your French fries and the first thing that comes out is red water! 
I will be repeatedly dipping back into into this book for more chuckles as it’s impossible to remember them all! So funny. Good work Scott Cohen - I salute you!
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Very Cute and a Good Laugh
This is a fun book to just pick up and read a few pages until you are in a better mood. Almost all of these apply to life as we know it. This is the kind of book that could make a commute or any 'waiting' experience a bit more bearable. The author pretty much stayed away from political or pandemic topics which I also appreciated. I received this ARC book for free from Net Galley and this is my honest review.
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Hilarious! Don't You Just Hate That had me laughing out loud, nodding my head in agreement, shuddering with disgust, and questioning some of my behaviors. A completely enjoyable and quick read, and would make a wonderful gift for any snarky or sarcastic people in your life.
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Some entries are hilarious, while most are mediocre. I suggest not reading this in one-sitting though, because it'll just irritate you as the book goes on.
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This book had a lot of things. Some of them were so incredibly on the nose it was impossible not to laugh. Some of them were so specific, it begs the question of: I don't hate that but it sounds like you might, are you trying to tell us something. 

Witty, candid, relatable and satisfying. Scott Cohen has reimagined his own book with more humor than before. There is something that everyone can relate to on Cohen's lengthy list of things to dislike - and some, maybe you can't relate to it personally, but you can see why it wouldn't be so great. For example, # 904. "Confronting a naked liar." That hasn't happened to me before but I have to say I would hate it if it had.

DISCLAIMER: This book is NSFW or impressionable youths. Keep out of reach of dirty uncles and vulgar old men who tend to get handsy.

A few of my personal favorites:
167. The lack of ethnic diversity of hurricane names. 
250. When you need to give up your dreams in order to enjoy your life.
344. When you're livin' the dream and the dream's a nightmare. 
605. Owning an introverted dog.
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Ok... So... It took me about 3 months to finish reading Don't You Just Hate That? 2nd Edition: 947 of Life's Little Annoyances. Not because it's bad but mostly because I picked up this book whenever I needed to boost my mood. I don't recommend trying to read this book in one sitting (it will probably drive you nuts). As one of my friends said - this seems like a great book to keep in your bathroom so you have something fun and short to flip through.
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I’m not the type of person to gravitate toward humorous books, but when I saw this title, I thought I’d give it a try. 
This second edition of “Don’t You Just Hate That” was funny in a dry humor kind of way. I could see this book as being an excellent Father’s Day gift, but it isn’t the type of novel that you read when you want something fresh.
“Don’t You Just Hate That” is relatable and goofy. However, I feel like anyone could write a book of everyday annoyances.
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This book is great to read in short bursts.  It is just a list of annoyances.  I was hoping for stories to go along with it or there to be some order to the lists.  Some of the items were all to relatable or made be laugh out loud.  It is a quick read that provides enjoyment.  It is great to keep in the guest room, bathroom or on a coffee table.  Guests can pick it up and get a laugh.
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This had so much more potential to be better than it was, but mostly most of the annoyances listed were not that funny. I could only relate to about maybe 50 of these things. I was able to read this in one sitting and skim read most of it. The extra details/explanations were not not needed. Plus the other extraneous lists throughout were also not needed like "5 things that annoy a hairstylist."

 This book as a whole covered a lot of annoyances but it was more sarcastic than funny. A no for me. Next, please!

Thanks to Netgalley, Scott Coehn and Workman Publishing Company for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

Available: 9/29/20
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I was really hoping this would be a collection of essays (or at least essays sprinkled throughout?) but it’s more of a book you’d read on the toilet or  someplace you don’t have your phone. A lot of the annoyances are good (like those buzzfeed listicles that make you think “I’m not the only one!”) but the job specific ones were the least relatable. This would be a good book as a stocking stuffer or for that friend who complains about life’s little annoyances a lot (me. I am that friend).
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I really enjoyed this book! I found it to be very relatable and enjoyed many connections with some of the situations highlighted. It kept me entertained and I’m so glad I had the chance to read it!
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Thanks for the advanced copy, I can relate to many of these, this was relaxing to sit and read in the garden with a couple of cups of tea.  Some made me laugh out loud.
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The pessimist in me absolutely loved Scott Cohen’s “Don’t you just hate that’. Full of the relatable but irritating things that happen to you in every day life. Pretty early on reading this book I thought, wow, this would make a great drinking game. So that's what I did! Last night my best friend and I drank to every statement we agreed with. Lets just say we were very drunk by the end of it. Highly recommend if you need a giggle, and even better if you need a drinking game.1
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Many thanks to NetGalley and Workman Publishing Company for furnishing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Basically, the eye catching cover and title explains what this book is all about - a list of hilarious vexations!  hope you don't mind but I've taken the liberty of clustering these lines. (don't you just hate that? haha)

the adulting edition:
"wondering how to strictly adhere to the expiration date of a food item" (happens to the best of us)
"the frenzy that ensues when a cashier calls out, This register is now open." (think holiday shopping)

the subtle ironies of life:
"That every generations thinks they have it the hardest." (guilty!)
"the slow insidious way that your love for something dies when you do it for a living." (*sigh*)

the face-palm, laugh-out-loud, why just why:
"apartment buildings that don't have a 13th floor because of superstitious people" (hahahaha why, though, whyyy)
"people who wear a tennis outfit to watch a tennis match." (dressing for the occasion overkill)
"when someone knocks on plastic while saying, knock on wood" (ummm..)

Great book to have when you want to chill and have a few laughs. Ooh! why not give your friend a copy? especially that yoga instructor who smokes. (ahaha, I just couldn't help it. sorry)
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Some of these were pretty funny and I could definitely relate!  I liked the "guest" lists as well.  They were very accurate!
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2 stars DNF. There were some funny things in this book but I only made it about 1/4 of the way through before I got bored. 

Thanks to NetGalley and Workman Publishing for an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.

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