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In Real Life Audiobook

In Real Life

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Publisher's Summary

A confessional, uplifting memoir from the beloved YouTube personality.

Joey Graceffa has captured the hearts of more than a million teens and young adults through his playful, sweet, and inspirational online presence. Yet Joey wasn't always comfortable in his skin, and this memoir features the YouTube darling at his most candid, taking us on his journey from pain to triumph.

Joey opens up about his most intimate struggles with familial hardship, educational setbacks, bullying, and rejection, sharing his story in the hopes that his young listeners will remember that it's cool to be different, that growing up can really freaking suck, and that even if it sometimes feels like too much, things can and will get better. As Joey likes to say, "You're all beautiful for spacious skies, and don't let anyone ever tell you you're not!"

Β©2015 Joseph Graceffa (P)2015 Simon & Schuster

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    ryan 22/06/2015
    ryan 22/06/2015
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    "Great book"

    Really great book and was awesome to get a insight into joeys life and experiences.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jonathan 31/05/2015
    Jonathan 31/05/2015
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    "Life changing and emotional story. Thank you."

    Thank you for your honesty and openness. What a remarkable story, emotional and inspirational. Has taught me some valuable life lessons.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    bryce 24/05/2015
    bryce 24/05/2015
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    "Best book ever"

    I love your book Joey and I hop u mack more book and when u do I'll bee here.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ashleigh 22/05/2015
    Ashleigh 22/05/2015
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    "So good"

    Joey really went into detail, he's so brave! A great listen , so many emotions!!
    <3

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Dugald 23/05/2015
    Dugald 23/05/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "I.R.L"

    This book is fantastic, even if you relate to only one aspect of the book, you will be touched. I can't recommend it highly enough.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Mannav 16/07/2016
    Mannav 16/07/2016
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    "In Real Life By Joey Graceffa Review By Nav R"

    Well I had to go on a road trip to the central coast from my city in Australia so I needed entertainment for the 10 hour drive, I downloaded audible with a 30-day membership and as soon as I logged in I purchased joeys book "in real life" , I love Joey so much I watch his videos on YouTube so why not try a book?. The book was so touching and emotional but still great for getting the words in your ears. So I really recommend going on audible and downloading this because it is the best book to listen to if your going somewhere or just bored. get a 30- day member ship and get the book, it's great. Congrats Joey for writing a memoir this is the best one I've read so far.

    From you Fan in Australia

    -Nav R πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜πŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸŒ

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    Helen 27/03/2016
    Helen 27/03/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "That book was so sad and powerful 😭😱"

    I love This book

    The story's about his mum where so sad
    When is number 2 coming out, we need a second book

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Sophie 26/02/2016
    Sophie 26/02/2016
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    "way to beautiful!"

    fell in love with him in this, not literally but through the experiences that he shares. if you liked him before this, you will be a commited phycopath afterwards. I honestly just want to be best friends with him. cryed, laughed and looked crazy on the bus but it was so worth it!

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    Mark 05/11/2015
    Mark 05/11/2015
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    "I loved it and shared it with all my love ones "

    I freaking loved it and cried on some bits. Omg good book Joseph. Pls write more books

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Hannah 28/07/2015
    Hannah 28/07/2015
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    "Love love loved it!"

    This book was so interesting and emotional. I couldn't stop listening! Joey tells some really personal stories.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Hayden G.
    20/05/15
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    "I loved this book and will treasure it forever"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I definitely would. It honestly shows a reader what it's like to take yourself out of hard times by believing in yourself, accepting yourself, and doing what you love.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved hearing Joey's personality coming across the page.


    What does Joey Graceffa bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    It is so much more intimate than just reading it. I also feel like he is talking directly to me live rather than normally with a book where I consciously know it was written a minimum of months before. The audio makes me suspend my disbelief and I feel like he is telling the story. He didn't make a film called StoryTellers for nothing, because he is a damn good one.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    My Journey into a Pixelated World


    Any additional comments?

    I love you all and I would recommend this book to anyone LGBT, a Joey fan, and a must read for anyone who grew up with an alcoholic in the home.

    23 of 23 people found this review helpful
  • Ellie
    20/05/15
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    "Absolutely Amazing"
    If you could sum up In Real Life in three words, what would they be?

    Inspiring, Insightful and Real


    What other book might you compare In Real Life to and why?

    Shane Dawson's book i hate myselfie and Connor Franta's book work in progress, Connors is a memoir like Joey's and shane tells stories from his life, they are all brilliant books!


    Have you listened to any of Joey Graceffa’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Joey is a youtuber and i have watched him for 5 years this book gives us an insight into his life behind the camera.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    A Journey Through The Camera Lens


    Any additional comments?

    Watching Joey on youtube for 5 years helps me understand and love this book it gives us an insight into what he is unable to tell or show us through his videos i am truly proud of how far he has came and can't wait to see what the future holds for him!

    16 of 16 people found this review helpful
  • Evan
    Dallas, Texas
    20/05/15
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    "Love you Joey!!"

    Where to start! I love you and you're book. Some of your stories really related to me. Thank you for writing about your life so far. I would be awesome to meet you in person! Good damn bye Joey!!!😍

    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
  • shayla
    4/06/15
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    "Loved it.!"

    It was nice to hear Joey's voice narrating it.! Great story, loved it so much

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Zainab
    4/06/15
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    "AMAZING"

    Joey did and amazing job writing this book. It was so good I couldn't stop listening till I finished it the day it came out ❀️

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Melissa Pettipas
    3/06/15
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    "AMAZING!!"

    It seems that all youtubers sate writing books these days, just trying to make a buck. But Joey's book was amazing, you could tell he put so much work into it, and he explains so much about his life that we never saw through the screen. He's gone through so much and I understand him better as a person now that I listened to this book. Lots of love from Canada, Joey <3 xo

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Joey Evers
    3/06/15
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    "awesome I love this book so much the book is great"

    I loved it also I loved how Joey read the book as well it's like I'm reading with him

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Waasif Jumani
    3/06/15
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    "The Audiobook"

    Amazing story keep up the good work and enjoy your life
    And don't forget to be strong

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Glenda C.
    24/09/15
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    "best book ever!!!"

    loved it so much this book is the best I loved it it was so good I love you joey

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Noah
    19/05/15
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    "Emotional and Empowering"

    Loved this book it's beautiful and emotional and most of all truthful. I couldn't ask for anything better.

    12 of 16 people found this review helpful
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  • Martin
    30/04/16
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    "Amazing"

    I've been listening to this for a couple of days now and it is brilliant well done Joey

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • faisal
    28/04/16
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    "WOOOOW !!"

    ABSOLUTELY LOOVED READING AND LISTENING TO THIS !!!! Enjoyed this book soo so much ! Loved the stories and the way it's told it and it felt like I was right there living it with him !! CANT WAIT FOR BOOK 2 πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Chloe
    28/09/15
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    "Well Done Mr Graceffa!"

    This was beautifully performed and an emotional story in which I related to, I was hysterically laughing then sat with tears down my face.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Normunds Cukermanis
    2/12/16
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    "BEST BOOK EVER!!!"

    I love you joey graccefa you are such an inspiration to lgbtq members and me!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Eira-Mari
    23/10/16
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    "Love this one"

    I have already read this book in pocket format, and now i am listening to it here on Audible. In love!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    1/09/16
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    "Hooked in seconds"

    Daym joey did what I expected, he had me hooked as soon as I pressed play. Listening to his voice was so addictive I finished the whole book in one sitting. I could listen to this on repeat forever!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Marloes
    27/08/16
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    "One of the best memoirs I have read"

    I knew from his YouTube channel that he didn't had an easy life growing up, but after Reading this memoir, I have a lot more respect for Joey then I already had.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sarah M.
    21/08/16
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    "amazing for youths"

    this book is amazing and so inspirational to children to live there dreams and to never give up.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • abbie
    11/08/16
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    "Amazing"

    I could relate to this book and its amazing I found it hard to turn of. I loved this. Its so inspirational and its given me the power to stay strong

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Lianne
    19/07/16
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    "Amazing"

    I love this book, i have read it 5 times and listened to it 7 times. This story of joeys life is a amazing one, sad but amazing. The way joey has progressed in his life is ver fascinating πŸ˜„ from lickle joey to now having 6/7 million subscribers is a amazing accomplishment. πŸ˜„πŸ‘Œ

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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