Quiet Girl in a Noisy World: An Introvert's Story by Debbie Tung

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This illustrated gift book of short comics illuminates author Debbie Tung's experience as an introvert in an extrovert’s world. Presented in a loose narrative style that can be read front to back or dipped into at one’s leisure, the book spans three years of Debbie's life, from the end of college to the present day. In these early years of adulthood, Debbie slowly but finally discovers there is a name for her lifelong need to be alone: she’s an introvert.

The first half of the book traces Debbie’s final year in college: socializing with peers, dating, falling in love (with an extrovert!), moving in, getting married, meeting new people, and simply trying to fit in. The second half looks at her life after graduation: finding a job, learning to live with her new husband, trying to understand social obligations when it comes to the in-laws, and navigating office life. Ultimately, Quiet Girl sends a positive, pro-introvert message: our heroine learns to embrace her introversion and finds ways to thrive in the world while fulfilling her need for quiet.

Title : Quiet Girl in a Noisy World: An Introvert's Story
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ISBN : 1449486061
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 177 pages


C.G. rated it ★★★★☆

September 26, 2017

This was so entirely RELATABLE for introverts everywhere. I basically flipped through the pages just going "yep same same same me...very me...same..." continually so you know the book is a winner there. It's kind of like an autobiography comic of an artist just trying to cope in a world full of v...

Raeleen rated it ★★★★☆

January 11, 2018

THIS BOOK IS ME. I'd much rather stay home snuggled up with a book and a cup of tea than go to a party, and my quiet boyfriend and quiet cats are my favorites to hang out with <3

Lola rated it ★★★★☆

October 19, 2017

A quiet book about a quiet girl who does not quite fit into this world. Debbie thinks there is something wrong with her. She’d rather spend her weekends alone than party at a friend’s house. It’s not that she has trouble making friends. She is kind and lovely, who wouldn’t want to be in her compan...

Nat rated it ★★★★☆

February 24, 2018

Sweet, funny, and quietly poignant, Debbie Tung’s comics reveal the ups and downs of coming of age as an introvert. There’s a fine line between being an introvert and having social anxiety, and the author of this book managed to truthfully showcase both. This illustrated gift book full of short c...

[Shai] The Bibliophage rated it ★★★★☆

February 03, 2018

I'm an introvert, but unlike the author or this graphic novel, I consider mine as mild. I prefer just to stay at home, read a book, or watch a movie/series online than going to the beach or doing sports. That's where my reticence ends because on the contrary, I'm a talkative person, opinionated,...

destiny rated it ★★★★★

September 18, 2017

This book is the perfect portrayal of the life of an introvert, 100%. I related so freaking hard to every single thing that Debbie said, and I found myself snickering and nodding along to pretty much every other page. If you're an introvert - especially one who doesn't frequently find books you c...

Schizanthus rated it ★★★★★

October 06, 2017

Introverts of the world unite! In your home... on your couch or in bed... alone... Just the way we like it! Debbie Tung has done a brilliant job of turning my biography into a graphic novel. Sure, she got my name wrong and I'm not married to a wonderful extrovert called Jason, but she got everythi...

Kate (GirlReading) rated it ★★★★★

December 17, 2017

Have you ever read a book that was so ridiculously relatable, you weren't sure whether to laugh or cry? Yeah, that was me and Quiet Girl in a Noisy World. Yet, whilst reading it, I was wearing an smile ear to ear smile from the first page until the last. It was funny, adorable, heart breaking, he...

Warda rated it ★★★★☆

February 01, 2018

A book all introverts need. A book extroverts need. A book people need to understand those who have introverted family members and friends and do not get why we're so socially reserved or prefer cancelled plans to a party. This book SPOKE to me!

Jessi ♥️ H. Vojsk rated it ★★★★★

October 05, 2017

This whole book is so relatable! It was like I was reading a story about myself. The feelings, the thoughts and the reactions reminded me of myself and I loved every page of this book. Definitely worth a read!

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