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Jenni Pulos is coming to Changing Hands Bookstore.
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Jenni Pulos Book Signing

Jenni Pulos' life plan didn't pan out. She didn't end up being the second coming of Gilda Radner on Saturday Night Live. UCLA was not interested in her performing as their mascot. And her rap duo? Yeah, they didn't hit the big time.

See also: Bravo's Jenni Pulos Talks Jeff Lewis, How to Fail in Showbiz, and Her New Book

But the actress, who grew up in Scottsdale, loves they way things turned out. She's executive assistant to designer and house-flipper Jeff Lewis on Bravo's Flipping Out and Interior Therapy. She's happily married with an almost-1-year-old. And how she got there is the basis of new book, Grin and Bear It, which she happily calls a "how not to" guide to getting through rough patches. Her philosophy? "Embrace rejection," she says. "Embrace failure." That's where you'll really learn and get closer to whatever it is you're trying to accomplish, she says.

Pulos will sign her memoir at Changing Hands Bookstore, 6428 South McClintock Drive in Tempe, at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 19. Two tickets come with purchase of the hardcover, which is $24.99. Visit or call 480-730-0205. See -- Becky Bartkowski

Location Info


Changing Hands Bookstore

6428 S. McClintock Drive, Tempe, AZ

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