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Book Review: Deep-Sea Creeps by Danielle Kraese


There are plenty of fish in the sea, and if you’re lucky, you’ve caught one. Some less fortunate have had terrible exes, and Deep-sea Creeps by Danielle Kraese, adds humor to those that weren’t worth catching to begin with. Her funny field guide to terrible ex-boyfriends as sea creatures is such a fun read, and a great gift for any one going through a break up or feeling down on their luck in the dating game.


Deep-sea Creeps

field guide to terrible ex-boyfriends (asea creatures)

Written by Danielle Kraese

FOR RELEASE 16 January 2024

ISBN 978-1-923049-02-4; HARDCOVER WITH JACKET96 PAGES; RRP: $19.95 / $26.95 CAD

Your exes as the creeps of the deep sea.


humorous and relatable book featuring the most curious creatures lurking in the depths of the dating pool. 

No one ever said the dating field was easy; it's rife with bad one-liners and sleezebags. From Hector, aka The Ex Who Reeled You Back In, to Theo, aka The Improv Star, these fishy suitors are sure to have you laughing out loud and commiserating with your fellow dating pals. If you can't inoculate yourself from the wacky world of dating, then you may as well have a good laugh.

Full of wit and complete with delightful marine illustrations, Deep-sea Creeps is the perfect gift for anyone who has dated a man, ever


Danielle Kraese is a humor writer, author, editor, and freelance dog petter. Her co-written joke book, Jokes to Offend Men (inspired by viral McSweeney’s piece “Jokes I’ve Told That My Mail Colleagues Didn’t Like”) was named #2 comedy book of 2022 by Vultureand New York Magazine classified it as “highbrow brilliant” in its Approval Matrix. Danielle’s short humor has been published in New Yorker, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Reductress, The Belladonna, Points in Case, Slackjaw, and Weekly Humorist.