Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered

Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered

The Definitive How-to Guide

Book - 2019 | First edition.
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The instant #1 New York Times and USA Today best seller by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, the voices behind the hit podcast My Favorite Murder !

Sharing never-before-heard stories ranging from their struggles with depression, eating disorders, and addiction, Karen and Georgia irreverently recount their biggest mistakes and deepest fears, reflecting on the formative life events that shaped them into two of the most followed voices in the nation.

In Stay Sexy & Don' t Get Murdered , Karen and Georgia focus on the importance of self-advocating and valuing personal safety over being 'nice' or 'helpful.' They delve into their own pasts, true crime stories, and beyond to discuss meaningful cultural and societal issues with fierce empathy and unapologetic frankness.

"In many respects, Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered distills the My Favorite Murder podcast into its most essential elements: Georgia and Karen. They lay themselves bare on the page, in all of their neuroses, triumphs, failures, and struggles. From eating disorders to substance abuse and kleptomania to the wonders of therapy, Kilgariff and Hardstark recount their lives with honesty, humor, and compassion, offering their best unqualified life-advice along the way." -- Entertainment Weekly

Publisher: New York : Forge, 2019.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781250178954
1250178959
Branch Call Number: 818.602 Kilga
Characteristics: 300 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hardstark, Georgia

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SCL_BethZ Jul 10, 2019

Listen to the audiobook for this one! This book is part memoir, part self-help book from the hosts of the true crime comedy podcast My Favorite Murder. Karen and Georgia share stories of formative life events as well as their advice on topics like self-advocacy and mental health. Note that unlike their podcast they don't discuss true crime cases - so this book will appeal to fans of the podcast who want to know more about the hosts, but not fans who are looking for their next true crime fix.

In the light of the recent murder of a young female college student, in Utah, I think we should no longer listen to the propaganda put out by BLACK LIVES MATTER. Apparently this suspect took the meaning too literally, as, he didn't torture to death a black person; but he did do that to a white girl. He asked a white contractor to build for him a soundproof concrete bunker, with hooks. After the girl went missing, this genius then went to the police. Was it political correctness which caused his dilatoriness? Wouldn't you find the suspect's request suspicious? The contractor refused to build the soundproof basement, with hooks on the wall. Why didn't he contact the police after the suspect's request? Was it because he was afraid he would be thought a racist? The result: a poor girl lost her life to a monster./ Follow the trial. Live and learn.

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g_love
Jul 01, 2019

This isn’t maybe the best written book in the world, but what it lacks in style in makes up for in authenticity and honesty. I think you’ll best enjoy this dual memoir if you are a fan of the heart to heart conversations of the My Favorite Murder podcast. Note, there’s no true crime featured so if you are looking for your forensic fix you’ll need to look elsewhere!

What with their eating disorders, depression, fear, and addictions, even the Most Casual Observer wonders how sexy or attractive these women can be.

nwhite1 Jun 27, 2019

Perfect summer read for all those murderinos out there!

ArapahoeKati Jun 03, 2019

Ever read a dual memoir? You should, and this should be it. Karen and Georgia are talented writers, they're honest and funny and sometimes, their personal stories resonated so deeply I had to put the book down and have a think. And if true crime isn't your thing, there really isn't very much of it at all.

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Apr 12, 2019

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