This article is about the book. For the TV series based on the book, see God are you there it’s me margaret pdf You There, Chelsea? The book is a collection of humorous and mostly autobiographical essays about her life.
Noble that she waited to write a book with such stories with no concrete theme and wrote My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands with the theme of one-night stands to get her enough popularity for this sort of book to do well. The title is satirically modeled after the Judy Blume novel Are You There God? In 2011, a television pilot for NBC loosely based on the book was announced, starring Laura Prepon as Chelsea. It was eventually picked up as a series for the 2011-12 television season, with its title eventually shortened to Are You There, Chelsea?
In order to impress a fifth grade boy and to gain the respect of the girls at her school, Chelsea concocts a tall tale in which she is co-starring in a movie with Goldie Hawn. The lie quickly gets blown out of proportion, and things get even more complicated when Chelsea’s father forces her to reveal the truth.
During her summer vacation on Martha’s Vineyard, Chelsea pretends to be older than she is so that parents would allow her to babysit for money. After a few attempts, she gains renown as a babysitter, and the calls come pouring in. She accepts, and chaos ensues.
Chelsea gets pulled over after drinking and driving, and is arrested and sent to the Sybil Brand Institute. Chelsea returns home to find her father having urinary issues, conning people via his used car company and Chelsea’s books.
Chelsea somehow finds herself falling for a red head, even though she doesn’t exactly have an affinity for men of that hair color. Chelsea is asked to go to London for the UK release of her book, and she decides to bring her recently single and unemployed friend along.
Her friend makes reservations for the both of them at a restaurant where you dine completely in the dark, and when they arrive, they realize they’ve gotten more than they bargained for. After an unpleasant experience at the restaurant, they duck out to a nearby pub, where they meet what they assume to be a former rock star.