Tuesday, November 10, 2020



Rating: 3.5/5 stars

I absolutely loved Allie Brosh’s first book, Hyperbole and a Half, and I actually enjoyed it more than this one. Like Hyperbole, Solutions and Other Problems is a compilation of humorously relatable comics about Allie’s life. She has changed a lot in the seven years since her first book though: her sister died, her parents got divorced, she got divorced, and she’s battled debilitating depression. That’s a lot of really hard stuff to deal with, and this book reflects that. While a lot of the comics were funny and lighthearted, she also included comics that were sadder and more serious, touching on these events that have happened in her life.

While I liked most of this book, there was still a handful of comics and stories here that felt like filler, and some didn't even make sense to me at all and I don't think they should have been included. I definitely laughed out loud more during the first book than I did with this one, but I still will read anything Allie releases in the future. 

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