Audiobook Review #1 Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

Title: Scrappy Little Nobody

Author: Anna Kendrick

Narrator: Anna Kendrick

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Length: 6hrs

Genre: Biographies, Memoirs, Celebrities


These are the stories of her life from a young child to present day in her career, which are filled with moments, that are so funny, sad and interesting that will keep you in hysterics throughout.

Style of Writing/ Narration:

I don’t know why but this was hard to judge for me mainly because I was unsure how to officially judge an audiobook. I mean is there a preferred way to review audiobook if so let me know in the comments! Any away here we go!

I liked that her comedy style wasn’t overly complicated or clever. Honestly, simple comedy is so much better. Even though I guess she was trying to make her style more serious I just couldn’t stop laughing.


I loved the theme of striving for your goals and being lazy – I know they’re opposites. But its important to be both in life because life is too short, which Anna states perfectly. I love her emphasis on actors being normal people because they are  – almost. Although we do understand this, especially with writers and artists perhaps it is because the life of an actor seems much more glamorous.


In biographies it feels weird to judge people’s lives and character development when they are real. But I will say this, I feel Anna is a great and funny character throughout her book and would love to sit down for a coffee sometime with her.

My Thoughts:

What a fun and intelligent piece of biographical writing/audio. I even want to sit down and read it, I’ll try to fit it in my schedule but will definitely going to end up on my shelf. If you are in need of a hilarious pick me up (with wine of course lol) grab the audiobook or the physical copy get physical physical (Madonna fans will understand lol) of the book you’ll love it. See she brings comedy into my writing! God I hope she writes more!

5 stars

Let me know in the comments below if you have read or listened to this book and what you thought of it!

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