Sh*t My Dad Says is the 377th most highlighted book on Kindle, loaded with foul-mouthed quotes from blogger Justin Halpern and cursing parents. This profane title has dominated the NY Times‘ nonfiction hardcover bestseller list for weeks, so we went searching for readers’ favorite passages.
Using Amazon’s Most Highlighted Books feature, we can actually find out which passages these eBook readers enjoyed. For our new Popular Passages feature, we will track the most underlined passages from bestselling books.
Read the most popular passages below. Warning–these quotes, while censored, are not for the faint-of-heart.
340 Kindle users underlined this advice for dealing with bullies: “You’re going to run into jerk-offs, but remember: It’s not the size of the a**hole you worry about, it’s how much s**t comes out of it.”
308 Kindle users loved this passage: “If you work hard and study hard, and you f**k up, that’s okay. If you f*** up and you f**k up, then you’re a f***up.”
Finally, 169 readers appreciated this lesson on sportsmanship: “You pitched a great game, you really did. I’m proud of you. Unfortunately, your team is sh***y … No, you can’t go getting mad at people because they’re shitty. Life will get mad at them, don’t worry.”