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Publisher Description

Thriving stand-up comic and actress Yvonne Orji—best known as Issa Rae's BFF on the HBO series, Insecure—shares the secrets to living the life of your dreams.
Yvonne Orji has never shied away from being unapologetically herself, and that includes being outspoken about her faith. Known for interpreting Biblical stories and metaphors to fit current times, her humorous and accessible approach to faith leaves even non-believers inspired and wanting more.

The way Yvonne sees it, God is a Sovereign Prankster, punking folks long before Ashton Kutcher made it cool. When she meditates on her own life—complete with unforeseen blessings and unanticipated roadblocks—she realizes it’s one big testimony to how God tricked her into living out her wildest dreams. And she wants us to join in on getting bamboozled. This is not a Self-Help book—it’s a Get Yours book!

In Bamboozled by Jesus, a frank and fresh advice book, Orji takes readers on a journey through twenty-five life lessons, gleaned from her own experiences and her favorite source of inspiration: the Bible. But this ain’t your mama’s Bible study. Yvonne infuses wit and heart in sharing pointers like why the way up is sometimes down, and how fear is synonymous to food poisoning. Her joyful, confident approach to God will inspire everyone to catapult themselves out of the mundane and into the magnificent.

With bold authenticity and practical relatability, Orji is exactly the kind of cultural leader we need in these chaotic times. And her journey through being Bamboozled by Jesus paints a powerful picture of what it means to say “yes” to a life you never could’ve imagined—if it wasn’t your own.

Biographies & Memoirs
May 25
Hachette Digital, Inc.

Customer Reviews

ilittlemac ,

Must Read

Everything that I needed in a book. Tells it like it is, no holding back. Providing Gods wisdom to make it through any and every hardship in your life. Love, love, LOVE!!!

RNinLA ,

Love this!

Love love love this book! It’s sooo relevant, and refreshing!


Butterfly glory, Yvonne Orji!

This book is a direct love letter from God to His daughters and sons who are on their journeys of purpose. Yvonne you are an extraordinary daughter, servant, friend, and queen of God!!! This book reflects Him and all He does and is willing to do for those who are ready to follow Him and be fishers of men. This is what purpose looks like. Thank you my sister-in-Christ for being your authentic, loving, talented, beautiful, creative, obedient, respectful, and powerhouse woman of Christ. I am excited to see more. And, yes, I am about “being about it.” I am grateful for your encouragement. All love and blessings to you!!!💕😌🙏🏾✝️