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Part autobiography, part self-help, part confession, part celebration of being a common-or-garden woman, part collection of synonyms for nunny, Sarah Millican's debut audiobook delves into her super normal life with daft stories, funny tales and proper advice on how to get past life's blips - like being good at school but not good at friends, the excitement of IBS and how to blossom postdivorce.

If you've ever worn glasses at the age of six, worn an off-the-shoulder gown with no confidence, been contacted by an old school bully, lived in your childhood bedroom in your 30s, been gloriously dumped in a Frankie and Benny's, cried so much you felt great, been for a romantic walk with a dog or worn leggings two days in a row even though they smelt of wee from a distance, then this is your audiobook. If you haven't done those things but wish you had, this is your audiobook. If you just want to laugh on a train/sofa/toilet or under your desk at work, this is your audiobook.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2017 Sarah Millican (P)2017 Orion Publishing Group

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Brilliantly Millican

This couldnt be more Millican, trying to smother the giggles as I worked was a real challenge listening to this book.
If you like Sarah Millican you’ll like her book, I guarantee it

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How to be Champion: nailed it

Such a delightful and earnest treat. Perhaps should not have listened to it while painting sister’s apartment- unexpected giggles made for a wobbly job.

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loved this book to bits.

thank you sarah millican. about to listen to this book again, straight away. loved it to bots.

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CHAMPION

Sarah is amazing and this book is really good
It is entertaining yet heart felt looking forward to her next book

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A joy to listen to.......

An amazingly talented comedian, who shares elements of her life in an engaging, totally entertaining manner. Found myself laughing out loud at every turn! A gem and a right champion!

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A Jolly Good Listen

NOT for the faint hearted or easily ruffled. I laugh-snorted too many times to count

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I have never felt so normal

I usually listen to audio books while I walk the dog, and have had to stop because I keep giggling. I have felt like I’ve had a friend on my walks and drives to work. She is funny, honest and insightful.

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Loved it!

Sarah Millican is a nice person and a champion. I throughly enjoyed listening to her life stories with All it’s ups and downs. If I see her in the street I’ll give her a little wave and say thank you.

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Positive, practical real life examples of how Sarah found success.

This is different to your run of the mill autobiography; in a good way.
Sarah Milligan talks about life's challenges and how she has dealt with them. It is always positive, strength based and above all 'doable'.

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Awesome, Please write another

Sarah Millican is Brilliant!!! Reminds me of Billy Connelly, Very, Very, Funny!!! Cant wait till she does another Audio Book

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  • David
  • 02-03-2018

Disappointing but probably my fault

I'd seen her on TV on programs like Would I Lie To You? ...I live in Australia...and she was funny and likeable, and the site recommended the title to me, however I found it overly crude and without the subtlety of the greats of English comedy over the years. They didn't need to be "in your face" like this. My mistake in not doing my homework, I guess.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-06-2018

Fantastic!

Fantastic - thoroughly enjoyed this! This book is everything: happy, sad, informative and laugh out loud funny. Thanks for sharing your story with us Sarah.

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  • Anne M Welsh
  • 01-08-2018

Brilliant!

This was the first time I heard Sara, she is real, fun, and an inspiration to all women.

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  • Caroline
  • 15-08-2018

Far too funny.

I listened to this while at work. This was a mistake. It's incredibly difficult to silently laugh, especially while you're working and supposed to be paying attention to said work. People who like a good laugh, and some solid truths about life, need to listen to this. Just don't listen to it at work unless you're not the only one who will be listening.

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  • Michelle
  • 13-08-2018

slow start but great finish

the first few chapters were slow and somewhat dry but as the story goes on she starts to sound more comfortable and ankmatedjust like her performances. You're Champion Sarah 😊

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-06-2018

Absolutely Champion!

Loved hearing Sarah talking about her life; lots of positive messages in this wonderful book. Will definitely be listening to it again and again.

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  • ms
  • 05-10-2017

Smashing!

Fantastic, funny (laugh out loud funny) and well read, by a smasher. Would definitely recommend

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-08-2018

Started off promising but got very boring when she bleats on about gardening, doing gigs and her pets. Not funny

Started off promising but got very boring when she bleats on about gardening, doing gigs and her pets. Not funny

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  • Chop
  • 04-07-2018

i enjoyed lots I'll probably listen to it again

Funny and a great way to get to know her as a person. YouTube has loads of hours of her standup which allbets a giggle.

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  • henry lee
  • 27-06-2018

laugh i almost #%@* my pants

listened on audio books
and loved it
suprising insight to celebrity and its advantages/ drawbacks

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  • MR M P GOULDER
  • 06-10-2017

Was never going to disappoint!!!

A honest a humourous account of how Sarah came to be (Choice words included) one of the UK's best comedians. Funny throughout.

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  • Squally
  • 07-10-2017

5 Champion Stars

One of the most enchanting women reads one of the sweetest autobiographies.

Sarah welcomes you into her life through food, jokes, honest storytelling, animals and a little self help advice.

We often see Comedians put out interesting and funny books. This is the one that you need to actually pick up and take home.

The audio narration, editing and production was top notch. Highly recommend.

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  • Mark McCormack
  • 01-12-2017

Im a 20 year old man.

Given my age and sex, I doubt I'm Sarah's target audience but this book is fantastic! Every chapter had me laughing. She has a great talent for mixing together funny anecdotes with great advice and serious solutions to serious problems. Couldn't stop listening!

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  • Leanne
  • 12-02-2018

Funny and thought provoking

A brilliant listen .
Sarah’s unique views on life made for an excellent book. She is funny and down to earth, risqué in places and totally honest in her observations.
I really enjoyed listening to this audible book

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  • Zohrah
  • 11-12-2017

only read if you consider yourself a human.

this is probably the most relatable, realistic and hilarious book ive heard! and even though ive listened to it, ill go out and buy a copy! its funny in all the right ways and you feel like you’re in a prolonged conversation with a good friend!

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  • Mr. J. R. Trinder
  • 24-06-2018

Really fun, great treat for fans of Sarah

I’ve been a fan of Sarah for years and it’s so wonderful to hear stories of her life. Because a lot of her act is discussing her life, a lot of jokes are used in her stand up but it doesn’t really matter. She seems to wear her heart on her sleeve and doesn’t care if people don’t like it or not. She comes across as such a nice woman who we all want to be friends with. This is such a genuine celebrity autobiography. Nothing is off limits and you feel you know her a little bit better.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 18-06-2018

Hilarious

A great listen when I was driving. Had to pull over a few times because I was laughing that much!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-06-2018

Honest & Funny

Not for the faint hearted but incredibly funny and very honest. I felt as If I’d been through a few hours of counselling !!! Despite it being Sarah’s bio, a lot resonated with me. Thoroughly enjoyable listen.

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  • bonniescotsgirl
  • 09-11-2017

Brilliant

Loved every minute of this book. Listened to it on a long drive. Very interesting, very honest and very funny. Sarah is champion!

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  • Samantha
  • 12-08-2018

Brilliant honesty!

relatable, amazing, hilarious and thought provoking. I couldn't stop listening. Sarah Millican is all of us unfiltered. I can't recommend this book enough.