My Horizontal Life

My Horizontal Life

A Collection of One-night Stands

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
The author shares a collection of true-life stories about her romps through the bedrooms of a variety of suitors, documenting her brief encounters with a Vegas stripper, a well-endowed little person, and a cruise ship performer.

Baker
& Taylor

The author shares a collection of true-life stories about her romps through the bedrooms of a variety of suitors, documenting her brief encounters with a Vegas stripper, a well-endowed little person, and a cruise ship performer. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Pub., c2005.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9781455549214
9781582346182
1582346186
Characteristics: 213 p. ; 21 cm.

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jdneochi Apr 25, 2011

In this book Chelsea Handler chronicles her sexual exploits. Her writing is hilarious. And she doesn't hold back on the details. It is similar to Tucker Max's "I hope they serve beer in hell", albeit a lot less crude. So if you enjoy Tucker Max, you will like Chelsea Handler's "My ... Read More »

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SomethingClever Apr 11, 2011

Chelsea handler is awesome, though she may have a drinking problem. She goes into detail about her exploits in a hilarious fashion. If you don't mind her "adult situations" and you have a sense of humor, you'll enjoy this easy read.


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og_ojenn
Sep 29, 2015

I love to dish and gossip just like any other youngin out there. So at first I was digging the raucous accounts of debauchery. But the more you read, the more shallow and repetitious the stories become. I also found some of her accounts to be simply too insensitive to be funny. I didn't finish the book because I didn't need to.

lbarkema Nov 04, 2014

More crude than I was thinking it would be (although with a title like that, it was my own fault for having those expectations). It was funny at times, and as I got used to the risque and brash way in which it was told, I enjoyed the book more. Still not positive that I would recommend it, but I guess if you are a fan of Chelsea Handler and her other novels (which I will admit, I have not read yet), then go for it!

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jrmm7
Aug 03, 2014

Pretty funny but I preferred her other books.

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mpot
Apr 15, 2014

Sad and depressing-yuck.

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StarGladiator
Apr 08, 2013

Great book!

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drok77
Apr 08, 2013

If you don't want to read a book about a lusty, liberal hedonist, then don't pick this up. Seriously, who are these reviewers who hate the book because they don't like who it's about? You only have to watch Ms. Handler's show once or twice to find out that she is over-the-top ridiculous, which is why I picked read it in the first place. No one is safe in Chelsea's life, including herself, which is why it's so easy to laugh at her experiences.

I enjoyed this book the most of Chelsea's. She stuck pretty much to sex-related escapades gone wrong. While her later books have humorous reflections on her family, real relationships, and friends, My Horizontal Life doesn't derail from what its title indicates, which I'd think is what most semi-intelligent readers would guess as the subject matter, and that's the dirty stuff I was in the mood to read.

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renzo
Jun 07, 2012

I'm by NO means proper or righteous or judgmental when it comes to carnal self indulgence. I approached this book expecting it to be clever and candid, which in parts, it was. But after a while it became really trashy and cheap. I would feel the same way if such exploits had been penned by a man. I'm sure the author has made a nice bundle appealing to a certain target audience.

HannahL28 Dec 18, 2011

A very entertaining and easy read. Chelea's writing is direct and her chapters are fast paced. It's a quick and light read, good for a laugh.

PrimaGigi Oct 09, 2011

I love Chelsea's raw take on sex. If Tucker Max can do this and society lets him get away with the same amount of outrage nonsense (plus his exploits got him a movie) then why are people in such an ire about her? She writes in her telltale way and like her show she keeps me coming back for more.

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bookpusher
Aug 11, 2011

Even my husband read this one! She's some kinda woman!! :)

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