"So fresh and original you don’t want it to end. An enchanting debut." —Naomi Wolf, bestselling author of The Beauty Myth and The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot 

“By the time you round Chapter 3 of The Devil, The Lovers, and Me , Kimberlee Auerbach will be your new best friend. By the time you finish it, you will be absolutely in love with her, and excited to apply her wisdom and sense of humor to your own life. Her prose is crisp and wonderfully honest, with perfect comic timing.” —Kate Torgovnick, author of CHEER! 

“Kimberlee Auerbach comes out with a bang in this funny, touching and laugh-out-loud debut. A natural storyteller, Auerbach immediately draws you in with her breezy writing, eye for detail and addictive sense of humor. Despite the hilarious antics of the supporting cast--including well-intentioned parents with boundary issues, dead-beat boyfriends with honesty issues, and diamond-ring gal pals with competitive issues--Auerbach recognizes that the most challenging relationship is usually the one we have with ourselves. This is a book for anyone who has ever conjured up the guts to really take themselves seriously--and knows how hard that can be. Kimberlee Auerbach is a writer to watch.Simply unmissable.” —Joie Jager Hyman, author of Fat Envelope Frenzy 

"In this powerfully sweet and engaging memoir, Kimberlee Auerbach takes us with her on a magnificent journey toward self-acceptance and joy. And what a fabulous, fun-filled trip it is!" —Hillary Carlip, authorQueen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan and A la Cart: The Secret Lives of Grocery Shoppers 

“A highly enjoyable read, like a friend whispering to you in class, with voice and warmth abounding.” —Aimee Bender, Author of The Girl in the Flammable Skirt and Willful Creatures 

"Kimberlee Auerbach made me laugh, love, and leap into the future, open-armed, right along with her. if she's got a handful of cards, she knows how to deal them! Bravo!" —Maria Dahvana Headley, author of The Year of Yes 

"Frank, funny, and fiercely insightful." —Susan Shapiro author of Lighting Up and Five Men Who Broke My Heart 

"Warning: there will be times when you will be laughing so hard that you won't realize that you are also crying.... A shining example of what it means to be humorously flawed and gloriously alive." —Courtney Martin, author of Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters 

"Even the most cynical among us will not only root for Kimberlee Auerbach, they will see themselves reflected in her journey toward self-awareness." —Sally Koslow, author of Little Pink Slips 

"Kimberlee inspires us with her courage as she takes emotional risks... and invites us to laugh and cry and then celebrate." —Robin Stern, Ph.D., author of The Gas Light Effect