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Saturday, April 24, 2021

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?

Title: Will My Cat Eat my Eyeballs?: 
Big Questions from Tiny Mortals about Death

Author: Caitlin Doughty

Published: 2019

Genre: Nonfiction

Grade Level: Adult

-Movie Rating: PG-13



Narrated by: Caitlin Doughty (the author)

Length: 4hrs 29min

Recommend: Absolutely! I loved it!


Blurb (from goodreads):

Best-selling author and mortician Caitlin Doughty answers real questions from kids about death, dead bodies, and decomposition.

Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. What would happen to an astronaut’s body if it were pushed out of a space shuttle? Do people poop when they die? Can Grandma have a Viking funeral?

In Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?, Doughty blends her mortician’s knowledge of the body and the intriguing history behind common misconceptions about corpses to offer factual, hilarious, and candid answers to thirty-five distinctive questions posed by her youngest fans.

My Scores:

Writing Style: Top Notch

Doughty’s writing style is so full of personality that it’s difficult for me to describe, but I absolutely adored it! I loved her sarcastic wit, her fascinating scientific knowledge, and her down-to-earth mind-set about death.

And her audiobook performance made her work all the more engaging! I highly recommend it!


Plot: Absolute Page-Tuner

This novel is a fascinating read! I loved the macabre creativity of the questions. It definitely satisfied my morbid curiosity for the week!


Overall: Totally Obsessed

I loved this book! It’s hilarious, eccentric, and by-far the most fascinating book I’ve read this year. It definitely satisfied my morbid curiosity for the week! I highly recommend the audiobook narrated by the author.


Goodreads Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

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