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MY NOT SO PERFECT LIFE

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Also by Jenny McCarthy:

Stirring the Pot, May 2014
Hardcover
Belly Laughs, January 2014
Paperback
Bad Habits, January 2014
Paperback (reprint)
Bad Habits, October 2012
Hardcover
Love, Lust & Faking It, October 2010
Hardcover
Healing and Preventing Autism, April 2009
Hardcover
Mother Warriors, October 2008
Hardcover
Louder Than Words, September 2007
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Life Laughs, April 2006
Hardcover

Bad Habits
Jenny McCarthy

Confessions of a Recovering Catholic

Hyperion
October 2012
On Sale: October 2, 2012
240 pages
ISBN: 1401324657
EAN: 9781401324650
Kindle: B007UPGLOM
Hardcover / e-Book
$26.99
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Paperback (reprint - January 2014)

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Dearest Reader,

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 do.

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 Lent.

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 children,
Jenny

* My publisher made me say this.

Media Buzz

The View - December 5, 2012
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Access Hollywood - October 10, 2012
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