By Larry Smith
“A ideal distraction and proposal, and a set that begs to be shared. Be warned, notwithstanding. if you happen to plan to lend out your replica, start with . as soon as it leaves your arms you’ll by no means see it again.”
—Denver Post (on Not particularly What i used to be Planning)
The editors of the New York Times bestseller Not particularly What i used to be Planning are again with its much-anticipated sequel, It All replaced in an Instant. With contributions from acclaimed authors like Malcolm Gladwell, Frank McCourt, Wally Lamb, Isabel Allende, Junot Diaz, Amy Tan, and James Frey, and celebrities like Sarah Silverman, Suze Orman, Marlee Matlin, Neil Patrick Harris, Ann Coulter, and Chelsea Handler, It All replaced in an Instant offers one thousand extra glimpses of humanity. . . six phrases at a time. within the vein of the preferred Post Secret books, It All replaced in an Instant, within the phrases of Vanity Fair, “will thrill minimalists and encourage maximalists.”
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I remember. —Becky Blanton Amazon woman. Don’t fuck with me. —Camryn Manheim Only if I can be naked. —Gabriel Carleton-Barnes —Astrid Muller Living with balance, beauty, and inspiration. —Eduardo Xol Stricter parents could have saved me. —David Macmillan Russell We would have named him Xavier. —Jose A. Amayo Living my fourth draft. Revising regularly. —Jeffrey Cufaude I hated Catcher in the Rye. —Amber Flood Writing the next Great Albanian Novel. —Nicole Hellene Having “senior moments” at age 28.
Tony Hawk Tried to say yes to everything. —Amanda Weldin Took much acid. Slowly coming to. —Nate Beaty Girl inside the woman wants out. —Elissa Schappel Head often buried in census records. —Gabrielle Adams He left. Sparked my personal D-Day. —Beth Carter Marissa, Erika, Sarah: beginning, middle, end. —Chris Shaw This was for a homework assignment. —Shandiin Woodward Cynical optimist: never surprised, always disappointed. —Felicia Ramsey Called Dad asshole. Lost left eye. —George Rosa Actor, goth, bibliophile, mother, nerd, otaku.
I take subway. —Maria Carmicino I’m from Flint. You are, too. —Michael Moore At ten, had seven younger siblings. —Shelby Grifo Swayze Dating columnist. Doesn’t take own advice. —Julia Allison An obsessive-compulsive, bipolar, gender-dysphoric, social-phobic self-diagnoser. —Kendra Thomas Wanted love. Got lust. I’m screwed. —Karen Taylor Huh. Hm. Really? Jesus! Oy ve. —Ian Sansom Met wife at her bachelorette party. —Eddie Matz Muscles pushed the fat further out. —Rudy Jaimes Airplane Bloody Mary diffuses awaiting disappointments.