Jennifer Romolini, author of Weird in a World That’s Not, on tour June 2017

Posted By on June 6, 2017

About Weird in a World That’s Not

• Hardcover: 304 pages
• Publisher: HarperBusiness (June 6, 2017)

An honest, sharp-witted, practical guide to help you get and keep the job you want—from an outsider whose been there and done it, a woman who went from being a broke, divorced, college dropout to running some of the biggest websites in the world.

Jennifer Romolini started her career as an awkward twenty-seven-year-old misfit, navigated her way through New York media and became a boss—an editor-in-chief, an editorial director, and a vice president—all within little more than a decade. Her book, Weird In A World That’s Not, asserts that being outside-the-norm and achieving real, high-level success are not mutually exclusive, even if the perception of the business world often seems otherwise, even if it seems like only office-politicking extroverts are set up for reward.

Part career memoir, part real-world guide, Weird in a World That’s Not offers relatable advice on how to achieve your dreams, even when the odds seem stacked against you. Romolini helps you face down your fears, find a career that’s right for you, and get and keep a job. She tackles practical issues and offers empathetic, clear-cut answers to important questions:

  • How do I navigate the awkwardness of networking?
  • How do I deal with intense office politics?
  • How do I leave my crappy job?
  • How do I learn how to be a boss not just a #boss?
  • And, most importantly: How do I do all this and stay true to who I really am?

Authentic, funny, and moving, Weird in a World That’s Not will help you tap into your inner tenacity and find your path, no matter how offbeat you are.

Purchase Links

HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

About Jennifer Romolini

Jennifer Romolini is the chief content officer at, a website founded by Shonda Rhimes. She was previously the editor in chief of HelloGiggles and Yahoo Shine, and the deputy editor of Lucky magazine. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times and Lenny Letter. She lives in Los Angeles.

Connect with Jennifer on Twitter.

Tour Stops

Wednesday, June 7th: Tina Says…

Monday, June 12th: Literary Quicksand

Tuesday, June 13th: Think Strive Become

Monday, June 26th: Career Coach Jill

Monday, June 26th: Lynn Carroll Career Coach

Wednesday, June 28th: Allison Cheston

Thursday, June 29th: I Brought a Book

Wednesday, July 5th: Perform Your Best At Work

Thursday, July 6th: Joel A Scott

Tuesday, July 13th: Thoughts On This ‘n That

Friday, July 14th: The Holian Post


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