My friends Rob, Steve, Jeff, and Prabu have known each other since 1981, and man, the stories we could tell you. We won’t, but if we could, oh man. But we’re not the only ones. In her new memoir, Life Would Suck Without You (paperback, digital), writer Jennifer Preuss recounts some of the crazy real-life adventures she’s had with her girl squad over the years. Though in talking to her about it, she revealed that her original intention was not to write a book.