• Help Is on the Way

  • Nothing Like I Imagined
  • By: Mindy Kaling
  • Narrated by: Mindy Kaling
  • Length: 26 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (1,069 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

After a friend real-talks Mindy into hiring a baby nurse, she finds the help she needs--and so much more--in this soulful essay by the acclaimed writer, actress, producer, and director.

Becoming a new mother after losing her own, Mindy Kaling needs help--like someone to answer the questions What is a baby, and why don’t they have kneecaps? Enter Rose. The in-demand, dedicated baby nurse alleviates Mindy’s fears, from the minor to the profound.

From the acclaimed writer, actor, director, producer, and New York Times bestselling author comes Nothing Like I Imagined. In these essays, Mindy Kaling shares the latest chapters of a multitasking life in Hollywood. Listen to them in a single sitting. They’re pitch-perfect.

©2020 Mindy Kaling (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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Great for new mothers

Mindy, I love the way you tell stories. I really enjoyed listening. I was crying by the end. Hopefully Rose comes back.

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Why bother? The blurb is longer than the book(?). Even at $0, it’s almost to too expensive to bother with. Most books have chapters longer than this. All episodes should have been combined into one book.

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Love

Mindy speaks to my soul. Love her and her witty words of wisdom. Listening to her leaves me feeling less alone in this journey of life with my quirky, fabulous (and possibly hard to understand for others) ways. Thank you, love you, mean it. ;)

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Love it.

I love Mindy’s honesty and thought process and it seems very similar to my own. It’s great to hear her experiences and learn from them.

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Loved it!!!:)

Mindy is so captivating & her descriptive storytelling is infused with humor! I loved it!!!:)

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For guilt free motherhood

She just reminds me how relatable she is. Though I don’t have nor can afford a baby nurse, listening to her account reminds me that we just parent the best way we can and use the resources we have and should do it all guilt free 🥰

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Honest description for newborn mom

I love how she described the struggle on not having her mom when the baby was born and the struggle of being a single parent. It is so honest and true feeling

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So Enjoyable!

Spending time with Mindy is like hanging out with an honest, funny and very personable best friend! Warmth and comfort radiate from her as she relates an amusing story from her life! More please!

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Love it!

Brilliant writer and storyteller, Mindy Kaling is like a breathe of fresh air. What a wonderful role model for my daughter. Our whole family loves The Office but especially the Mindy Show!

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A beautiful story

A comedic and humble story about fears, support and the makings of a family. Touches the heart. A great listen.

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Heart warming and touching

This was such a heartwarming, tearjerking funny story, I absolutely loved it. It was performed beautifully by Mindy. I think I'll check out some of her others.