Can’t Make This Stuff Up: Finding the Upside to Life’s Downs
Millions of online fans have flocked to Susannah B. Lewis’s hysterical, take-no-prisoners videos that capture her uproarious yet deeply faithful view of the world.
Above all, she brings to book form her keen eye for the absurd. Lewis reveals her experiences growing up in a small Tennessee town. Telling of humorous tales of life from the time an escaped albino panther wandered into her backyard. Also, the time, one Thanksgiving, when an egg in the table’s centerpiece hatched a baby chicken. Even in grief, Lewis tells heartfelt stories. Now her stories delve deeply into the rich culture of the South. For example, when she was just eleven years old, after her father passed, Lewis paints us pictures of kind neighbors brining casseroles in Tupperware for months—even years—.
In conclusion, always clinging to the promises of God, in times of grief, she searches for every opportunity to laugh. In her book, Lewis is the wry yet wise girl next door who invites you to sit a spell beside her on the front porch.