The delicious secret to understanding men
Men Are Like a Box of Chocolates, my humorous dating advice book, was published in 2011. It was sold in bookstores, gift stores and chocolate stores, and received media coverage in Cosmopolitan, CLEO and many more. In 2014, it was selected by Hollywood Swag Bag as one of 20 Australian products to be gifted to Ellen DeGeneres for Christmas. (Pretty cool, huh!)
Men Are Like a Box of Chocolates uses chocolate as a metaphor for men. A drunken larrikin? He’s a Rum Ball. A beach babe? He’s a Coconut Chocolate. A heart-of-gold do-gooder? He’s a Honeycomb Chocolate. And a good kisser? He’s a Chocolate Kiss. There are over 30 ‘flavours’ altogether. Offering sound advice in a unique, hilarious and mouthwatering way, it’s perfect for any woman who has ever turned to chocolate during a romantic crisis.
Scrumptious book sample
Check out the front cover, table of contents, three selected chapters and back cover of Men Are Like a Box of Chocolates by scrolling through this delicious book sample below.
Cheeky book trailer
What do Brad Pitt, Hugh Jackman, Russell Brand and Charlie Sheen have in common? They’re all featured in the Men Are Like a Box of Chocolates book trailer! You’ll notice Donald Trump is also featured. Please note this video was made back when Donald Trump was a famous New York businessman, TV personality and socialite and had not yet become a divisive President of the United States. If this video were made today, ‘Donald Trump’ would be replaced with ‘Jeff Bezos’. Anyway, check out the celebrities you might like to take a bite out of…
Meet the men/chocolates (yum!)
Want to know which chocolate your man or ex is? Here’s a snapshot…
❤ Drunken larrikin? He’s a Rum Ball.
❤ Heart-of-gold do-gooder? He’s a Honeycomb Chocolate.
❤ Lazy as a log? He’s a Chocolate Nougat Log.
❤ Beach babe? He’s a Coconut Chocolate.
❤ Sweet but slightly chubby foodie? He’s a Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow.
❤ Wacky and creative? He’s a Fruit & Nut Chocolate.
❤ Head’s in spin because he parties too much? He’s a Chocolate Swirl.
❤ Gym junkie? He’s a Chocolate Protein Bar.
❤ Extremely rich? He’s a Chocolate Truffle.
❤ Unsophisticated? He’s a Chocolate Rough.
❤ Good kisser? He’s a Chocolate Kiss.
❤ Tall and slim? He’s a Chocolate Stick.
❤ Short and cute? He’s a Fun-Size Chocolate.
❤ Hopeless romantic? He’s a Heart-Shaped Chocolate.
❤ Cafe snob? He’s a Coffee Chocolate.
❤ Mama’s boy? He’s a Homemade Chocolate.
❤ Boyish good looks and childlike wonder? He’s a Chocolate Crackle.
❤ Young on the outside, old on the inside? He’s a Chocolate-Covered Raisin.
❤ Sickly sweet? He’s a Strawberry Cream.
❤ Just plain hot? He’s a Hot Chocolate.
❤ Lovely but ordinary? He’s a Plain Milk Chocolate.
❤ Hard work? He’s a Caramel Chew.
❤ Heavy and smothering? He’s a Chocolate Fudge.
❤ Dark and mysterious? He’s a Dark Chocolate.
❤ Your opposite? He’s a White Chocolate.
❤ Always up and down with you? He’s Rocky Road.
❤ Ready to break up? He’s an Out-Of-Date Chocolate.
❤ A refreshing rebound? He’s an After-Dinner Mint.
❤ Holiday fling? He’s an Easter Egg.
❤ Player who leaps from one woman to the next? He’s a Chocolate Frog.
❤ A friend with benefits and not the real deal? He’s a Carob.
❤ Your colourful, wonderful gay best friend? He’s a Chocolate Freckle.
❤ Aggressive and needs to be dodged? He’s a Chocolate Bullet.
❤ Mr Right and the icing on your cake? He’s Chocolate Icing.
When you like something, you want share it! Check out these awesome social media testimonials from Men Are Like a Box of Chocolates fans…
Enjoying a night of humorous reading. It's like a secret bible! So much TRUTH! Men Are Like a Box of Chocolates! pic.twitter.com/E6QdNoTU0Z
— Megsy (@megy06) November 17, 2013
Best book a girl can ever own!! #menarelikeaboxofchocolates #ellyklein #singlegirl #boutmen #chocolate… https://t.co/KBUNGeKHIS
— Decode hair & body (@decodehair) November 28, 2013
Gifting @ellyklein's book to a girl you like is a bad move for any boy. But it's so fucking funny, I couldn't help it. #HilariouslyOriginal
— The Lone Cuber (@TheLoneCuber) January 17, 2013
How to snag Men Are Like a Box of Chocolates
If you would like a copy of Men Are Like a Box of Chocolates, just email me at email@example.com or via the contact form below and let me know: 1) how many copies you'd like, and 2) the address I'd be sending them to. I'll find out the cost of shipping and handling and we'll go from there.
Individual copies are $7 each. Cartons of 40 for a hen's night / bachelorette party or to use as a fundraising item are $120, which is $3 per book. Prices are quoted in Australian dollars.