We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist | Review

We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist | ReviewWe Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story by Josh Sundquist
on December 23, 2014
Genres: Contemporary
Pages: 326
Format: Hardcover
Source: Purchased

A bright, poignant, and deeply funny autobiographical account of coming of age as an amputee cancer survivor, from Josh Sundquist: Paralympic ski racer, YouTube star, and motivational speaker.

Josh Sundquist only ever had one girlfriend.For twenty-three hours.In eighth grade.

Why was Josh still single? To find out, he tracked down the girls he had tried to date and asked them straight up: What went wrong?

The results of Josh's semiscientific, wholly hilarious investigation are captured here. From a disastrous Putt-Putt date involving a backward prosthetic foot, to his introduction to CFD (Close Fast Dancing), to a misguided "grand gesture" at a Miss America pageant, this story is about looking for love--or at least a girlfriend--in all the wrong places.

After having We Should Hang Out Sometime on my shelf for what felt like forever, I finally picked it up during my first week at college! Yes, I understand that was awhile ago, but I’m finally gathering my thoughts to write the review now!

This story follows Josh’s quest for love. He looks over all of his past incidents with girls and tries to figure out what exactly went wrong with all of them. He even uses drawings, graphs, and charts to help try to explain and figure out what had happened.

We Should Hang Out Sometime was quite funny at times and I loved it to pieces. I loved hearing Josh’s thoughts on everything that happened and also really liked how he looked at himself differently in the end. I usually don’t read nonfiction books, but I can honestly say that I’m glad I picked this one up. It was one novel that you honestly won’t forget!

About Josh Sundquist

Josh Sundquist is a motivational speaker who has inspired audiences across the world. His speeches blend humor and heartfelt storytelling to inspire people to discover their 1MT1MT (One More Thing, One More Time). Josh is an in-demand keynote speaker for conferences of salespeople, leaders, and other professionals. He also performs standup comedy in an interactive one-man show on Friday nights in Los Angeles.



  • Anisha

    Ooh i hadn't heard of this book before this post but i'll have to check it out for sure now!

    xx Anisha (https://sprinkledpages.blogspot.com.au/)

  • Ali (the bandar (b)log)

    This sounds fun! I like a good laugh-inducing book, especially an autobiography!
    Ali // thebandarblog.com

  • SERIESous Book Reviews

    I really enjoyed this one when I read it last year. Not my usual read but it was so much fun! And very heart-warming as well.

  • Sam Kozbial

    I recently read Love and First Sight (it was awesome!), and I was curious about Sundquist's previous work. I am really happy to hear you liked it, because I really enjoyed his writing and am looking forward to reading this one too.

  • Angie Elle

    I don't typically read a lot of non-fiction, either, but this does look really good. I'm glad you enjoyed it!

  • Tanya Atkinson

    This one sounds like so much fun! I'm going to check my library for it.

    Tanya @ Girl Plus Books

  • Stephanie - Bookfever

    I read mostly history related nonfiction but I think I'd be into this book. I'm glad there's some humor in it as well.

  • Danica

    I've been getting into non-fiction recently so I'll have to check this one out!!

    Danica @ Shelves of Spines

  • Hyacinth Marius

    I could not put this book down. It was charming and witty and flowed so seamlessly. As I was reading, I felt like I was listening to a friend tell me a story, which is truly one of the best qualities a book can have. I've never written a review on amazon but if you need an uplifting little escape or just something to read, you should definitely read this book.


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