Confessions of a Recovering Catholic
On Sale: October 2, 2012
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By now you might be wondering: Jenny
McCarthy has more to say?! After six New York Times
bestsellers,* I've talked about pregnancy, autism, and
motherhood. I hope you've enjoyed it. I hope it's made you
laugh and cry and all those things that bestselling books
about such topics by funny people are supposed to
But this book is about something entirely new--a
subject that has pervaded my life since birth and confused
the f*ck out of me for about the same time: Catholicism. As
I enter into adulthood (play along, thanks), I think I may
have finally figured out this faith thing. And what it means
to me. But first, I had to reflect on my life. And my
memoir, Bad Habits, is the fruit (not the Eve's apple
kind) of that labor.
Bad Habits is my
journey from aspiring nun at an all-girls Catholic school in
the suburbs of Chicago, to Playmate of the Year, to autism
awareness activist, to bestselling author, to host of my
very own talk show... and all the Hail Marys in between.
After reading this book, you'll know why you should wear
underwear to church, why Jesus was my Justin Bieber (he's
totally hawt!), and why I had to give up giving shit up for
Bad Habits is also my personal
examination of faith and how it turns out to surprise us at
the most unexpected moments. It is a book of confessions
about confession! I've tried to be brutally honest though it
might read as more like embarrassingly entertaining, and I'm
always outlandish so that's in here too; but truly, this
book is sinfully hilarious*.
Bless you my
* My publisher made me say this.
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