Bad Moms: The Novel by Nora McInerny Purmort
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Bad Moms: The Novel

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The writers behind the blockbuster hits Bad Moms and A Bad Moms Christmas and the acclaimed author of No Happy Endings join forces in this hilarious novelization of the hit movie franchise.

What happens when a trio of overworked and underappreciated good moms get pushed beyond their limits? They turn bad--ditch the kids, the housework, and their clueless partners with hilar
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Published April 14th 2020 by HarperCollins
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Alana
Funny and entertaining... a delightful distraction from this crazy quarantine. 😜
Jean
Jul 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: edelweiss
The author was asked to adapt the Bad Moms movie into a book. She did a great job! It was hilarious just like the movie. As I was reading it, I could totally picture the characters (and myself!). What a fun book to read and I highly recommend it for all moms.

Thank you to Edelweiss and HarperCollins for a copy of "Bad Moms" in exchange of an honest review.
Alissa Thomas
May 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Just what I needed to escape!
Katie Lesoski
Jun 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book was awesome. It was a lot like the movie, but had different parts to it. I loved the movie and now I love this book (bring on bad moms Christmas). I liked seeing the schedules. There were many funny quips as well. It was hard not to read the book picturing who was talking, but that gave the book more character, imo. I grew to hate Gwendolyn and Kent more in the book. Those 2 characters were worse in the book. The end was a tad different, but not bad. I liked both endings. The end of th ...more
Coley
May 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
First, bought it from a local bookstore: thank you Wild Rumpus for shipping books during coronavirus.

Bad Mom was a delight! I saw the movie and loved it. But love the book even more. How cool is it that the writers of the movie asked Nora to convert it to a book? I love that. And the fact that the movie sent Nora herself into labor is such a good full circle, small world moment

It's hard not to picture Mila, Kristen, and Kathryn as she brings their characters off the screen and on paper. When I
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Sarah
Jun 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a light and frivolous 5 star read (listen) for me. I love everything Nora McInerny does and this is no exception. Her voice shines through, but be warned, this is not just the movie In book form.
Erin Goodman
Jul 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Didn't see the movie, can't imagine any possibility that it's funnier than this hilarious book. SEQUEL, PLEASE!
Hope Hunter
May 30, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was actually written based on the movie instead of the other way around. Due to this, the book follows the movie very closely, so if you like the movie, you will enjoy this book!

Kiki, Carmen, and Amy are moms whose children go to an elite elementary school that is ran by the tyrannical PTA president, Gwendolyn James. Gwendolyn takes her mothering skills to the next level and makes a brand of them. Heaven help whoever dares to cross Gwendolyn! But that is just what Kiki, Carmen, and Am
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Molly
Aug 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: listened-to, 2020
A novelization of the film "Bad Moms" about a fed up trio of moms who stage a revolt against the PTA leader of their children's school. Normally, I think novelizations of movies aren't very good, but this one is even better than the movie. I think this has everything to do with the fact that it is written by Nora McInerny, author and host of the popular podcast "Terrible, Thanks for Asking." She fleshes out the characters and gives them more depth. This makes it a much more compelling story rath ...more
Kathleen Gray
Apr 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
If you've seen the movies, you know the characters. If you haven't seen the movies (and really, they are a hoot), this is a good introduction to Amy, Carla, and Kiki. This is a totally escapist read that will make you laugh and shake your head. Yes there are mean girls, and yes, the women make some not good choices, but it's got a big heart. You gotta feel for those kids too! Thanks to Edelweiss for the ARC. Nothing deep, nothing really serious. and just right to remind you of the joys of friend ...more
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