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Discover how to embrace your best basic self in this laugh-out-loud funny guidebook from the breakout star of Bravo’s hit reality show Vanderpump Rules, perfect for fans of the relatable and entertaining books by The Betches and Andi Dorfman.
Millions of Vanderpump Rules viewers and podcast listeners know Stassi Schroeder as a major defender of Basic Bitch rights. There’s nothing more boring than people who take themselves too seriously or think that you have to be pretentious to be cool. Stassi champions the things that many of us are afraid to love publicly for fear of being labeled basic: lattes, pugs, bubbly cocktails, millennial pink, #OOTD (outfit of the day, obvs), astrology, hot dogs, the perfect pair of Louboutins, romantic comedies...the list goes on and on.
This book is for people tired of pretending they would rather see a Daniel Day-Lewis movie about sewing or read War and Peace than watch a Saw marathon or read...well, this book!
In Next Level Basic, the reality star, podcast queen, and ranch dressing expert gives you hilarious and pointed lessons on how to have fun and celebrate yourself, with exclusive stories from her own life and on the set of Vanderpump Rules. From her very public breakups to her most intimate details about her plastic surgery, Stassi shares her own personal experiences with her trademark honesty—all with the hope you can learn something from them.
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Like the conversation at a boozy brunch with friends, Next Level Basic is confessional, intimate, and laugh-out-loud funny—exactly what we’d expect from Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder. This breezy advice book encourages us to forget the haters, enjoy what we enjoy...and yes, slam that pumpkin spice latte. Underneath the hashtags, jokey charts and graphs, and her obsession with ranch dressing, Stassi has a point: Unapologetically owning our likes and dislikes makes us bulletproof when it comes to the criticism and negativity of others. Reading this book made us feel more confident in ourselves—while we ordered another avocado toast.
I don’t leave reviews or read a lot of books, I decided to go with this because I watch Vander pump rules and A fan of Stassi. It was a New York Times bestseller and I see why she is brilliant clever really funny I did feel empowered after reading his book just a lot more positive.
The book was great I enjoyed it a lot.
And to the negative reviews that some people are leaving without purchasing the book without reading the book just to bring down her Ratings, shame on you for judging a person put their mistakes I guess you never made a mistake look in the mirror and see if you are worthy to judge someone especially someone who you don’t know you watch on TV you don’t know anything about her never met her but yet you feel you should have a voice and platform. Ah no thanks!
Interesting at times
For her first stab at it, it is a good effort, although the Abbreviations for everything started to get really annoying, totes. (Sorry, couldn’t resist). When I finished it, there seemed to be a gap at the end, no real wrap up, maybe she was working on a follow up.
A little mediocre
I loved Stassi on VPR (before everything unfolded as we know) so I was eager to read this book. I feel like she dumbed her words way too much to try and sound funny and quirky and it just made the book hard to get through at times. I enjoyed the stories from her past but that’s about it.