Well, it turns out that I finally found a couple books that are somewhat similar to the book my friend and I are writing. Is anyone familiar with this type of book? If I understand Slice of Life books correctly, they basically just tell stories from a characters life and are often times humorous. Our story definitely has a plot so much so that it doesn't seem to fit into the Slice of Life category. I'll try and give a little bit of detail (I know I've done this a few times). Basically, our book is somewhat Slice of Life in that nearly everything that happens in the book actually happened; however, we've put the events in an order so that it progresses like a natural story. However, by doing so, the story has become fairly unbelievable, but we've told the story in such an exaggerated and convoluted manner that it seems appropriate. Additionally, the story revolves around some meaningful themes, so it's not exactly a strictly entertainment read. I always describe it as being Napoleon Dynamite in writing with the addition of a storyline and meaning (unfortunately I didn't like that movie at all, but it gives a pretty decent idea). Do you think this would fall under the Slice of Life category. I ask because it's helpful to find similar books in order to get a novel published. If not, do you have any ideas what it may be close to? I don't read a whole lot, so it's not much of a surprise that I've don't know of anything even close to our story. But, my friend is an English major and she doesn't either. Not to mention, we've let several English professors read parts of it and none of them know of anything very similar either. We've also let several of our friends read parts and they don't know of anything either.