“One part instruction manual (or maybe destruction manual?), one part group therapy, and all kinds of hilarious, Midlife Bites made the prospect of hitting my mid-forties seem a lot more manageable and a lot less mystifying. Jen Mann is leading the midlife revolution, and I am so here for it!”—Sarah Knight, New York Times bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck
“Jen Mann does it again with Midlife Bites, proving that she’s one of the most honest—and funniest—voices out there. Readers will laugh, cheer, and sometimes cringe at how perceptively she sums up the midlife experience. Buy this book for all your girlfriends—they’ll thank you!”—Jen Lancaster, New York Times bestselling author of Welcome to the United States of Anxiety and Bitter Is the New Black
“If you’ve ever felt like you’re screaming into the void alone, you’re not. Jen Mann is there. Admittedly and masterfully out of her comfort zone, Jen comes at her midlife self with a wallop of self-introspection and vulnerability, thereby giving all of us permission to say the paralyzing quiet parts out LOUD. Every woman who reads this book will say thank you, Jen Mann, in between snorts and sniffles.”—Faith Salie, author of Approval Junkie and panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!
“Raw, hilarious, and liberating . . . Jen Mann has a way of showing us that despite our gray hair, soft middles, and boring marriages, we’re actually entering the best part of our lives. It’s good to know we’re not alone.”—Karen Alpert, New York Times bestselling author of I Heart My Little A-Holes
“Thank you, Jen Mann, for writing the manual on middle-age in the most authentic, relatable way ever. I inhaled this book in one sitting. Jen’s writing is fresh, funny, fearless, and fantastic. Midlife Bites is more than a book. It’s a movement, a must-read for anyone over forty. This should become the gift all girlfriends give one another. Thanks, Jen, for making me feel less alone, entertaining me, and telling it like it is. Preach!”—Zibby Owens, host of the award-winning podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books
“A rollicking, free-flowing collection of joyful, fierce wisdom from Jen Mann, a writer known for not pulling any punches.”—KJ Dell’Antonia, New York Times bestselling author of The Chicken Sisters