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By Felicia Day

From on-line leisure magnate, actress, and "queen of the geeks" Felicia Day comes a humorous, quirky, and encouraging memoir approximately her strange upbringing, her upward push to Internet-stardom, and embracing her individuality to discover good fortune in Hollywood.

The net isn't all cat movies. There's additionally Felicia Day—violinist, filmmaker, net entrepreneur, compulsive gamer, hoagie professional, and previous lonely homeschooled woman who overcame her remoted adolescence to turn into the ruler of a brand new world...or not less than semi-influential on the planet of web geeks and Goodreads booklet clubs.

After transforming into up within the south the place she was once "homeschooled for hippie reasons," Felicia moved to Hollywood to pursue her dream of changing into an actress and used to be instantly typecast as a loopy cat-lady secretary. yet Felicia's misadventures in Hollywood led her to provide her personal net sequence, personal her personal creation corporation, and develop into a web star.

Felicia's short-ish lifestyles and her rags-to-riches upward push to web repute introduced her profession as essentially the most influential creators in new media. Now, Felicia's unusual global is full of strategies on creativity, games, and a touch of gentle feminist activism—just like her memoir.

Hilarious and inspirational, You're by no means bizarre on the net (Almost) is evidence that everybody may still embody what makes them varied and be courageous adequate to percentage it with the area, simply because whatever is feasible now—even for a electronic misfit.

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You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost): A Memoir

From on-line leisure multi-millionaire, actress, and "queen of the geeks" Felicia Day comes a humorous, quirky, and encouraging memoir approximately her strange upbringing, her upward thrust to Internet-stardom, and embracing her individuality to discover good fortune in Hollywood.

The web isn't all cat movies. There's additionally Felicia Day—violinist, filmmaker, net entrepreneur, compulsive gamer, hoagie professional, and previous lonely homeschooled woman who overcame her remoted adolescence to develop into the ruler of a brand new international. .. or no less than semi-influential on the planet of web geeks and Goodreads publication clubs.

After growing to be up within the south the place she was once "homeschooled for hippie reasons," Felicia moved to Hollywood to pursue her dream of turning into an actress and used to be instantly typecast as a loopy cat-lady secretary. yet Felicia's misadventures in Hollywood led her to provide her personal net sequence, personal her personal creation corporation, and develop into a web star.

Felicia's short-ish lifestyles and her rags-to-riches upward thrust to web reputation introduced her occupation as essentially the most influential creators in new media. Now, Felicia's unusual international is stuffed with ideas on creativity, games, and a touch of light feminist activism—just like her memoir.

Hilarious and inspirational, You're by no means bizarre on the web (Almost) is facts that everybody should still include what makes them various and be courageous sufficient to proportion it with the area, simply because whatever is feasible now—even for a electronic misfit.

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The white rabbits became dowdy beside my mother's collars and cuffs. The town brought a chill to the countrywomen, the great lady was emerging from the park gates. I return to my grandmother's blue apron. My terror when I woke up was intense almost to the point of physical pain and loss of conĀ­ sciousness. I would wake up, I would see the apron folded over the back of the chair, I would shriek : "Why is the butcher's boy living with us ? " I howled. My grandmother came into the room with a broom, she held out her arms.

How should I have learned anything ? I could barely drag myself along beneath the burden of my nostalgia. The sickness began with a pain in my shoulder. I couldn't raise my arm, I couldn't shine my shoes. The vise grew tighter. I suffered night and day, and in my bed, amidst the snores and the dreamers talking in their sleep, I thought of the shoe-cleaning session next evening, of the shoes I had to brush, of my shoulder, of my arm. The assistant mistress in charge of the dormitory scolded me. She thought my slowness, my laziness in the shoe shop and in class were willful.

One of the ladies your father knows must have left this money," my mother sa id. Our k itchen i n winter : the warmest, the gayest, the most popular ( 25 in the neighborhood, the one most filled with songs and clamoring voices. The stove grew white hot, the Floraline crepes turned in the air, each visitor slid her pancake from the frying pan in turn, the bowl of dark brown sugar was passed from hand to hand around the stove. We built a defiant wall of gaiety between ourselves and the cold, the wind, the frost, the war.

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