New Laugh-Out-Loud Book on Surviving Cubicle Life

Miami, FL (PressExposure) February 23, 2015 -- Each year the average worker spends nearly 2,000 hours working. For MILLIONS, those 2,000 hours are spent inside three fabric walls that make up a 5' x 5' cubicle, surrounded by a sea of identical cubes occupied by a mix of good, bad and ugly cubicle coworkers.

Since Cubicle Etiquette 101 was not offered in college and employee handbooks have no mention whatsoever on what to do if cubicle mates are stinky, loud & obnoxious, or just plain annoying, The Cubicle Farm Handbook provides solutions! This 58-page book is full of color graphics, and depicts a slew of employee types that show up on cubicle farms across the globe: The Whiner, The Cheapskate, The Queen Bee!

- The book offers pointers on how to deal with cube mates who challenge your sanity.
- There's a section on how to avoid pitfalls that can lead to becoming a despised cube mate, like don't bring limburger cheese or reheat fish in the communal microwave.
- There's even a quiz to find out where you fall on the cube mate spectrum: Are you a Cube Mate Superstar or Cube Mate Nightmare?

THE CUBICLE FARM HANDBOOK - CUBE MATES SURVIVAL GUIDE is available in print and Kindle versions on In addition, readers can buy it from (


"Back to Work... The holidays are over, and that (sadly) means back to business for most of us. Melanie Lee's The Cubicle Farm Handbook offers tips for making the 9-5 grind more bearable, especially for cubicle dwellers. . . like, "No one likes hoverers, so do not get so close to your coworker that they can count each hair in your nose," or "Remember that your cubicle mates are not necessarily your friends." - Editor's Pick, Parade Magazine

"Cute Book. Quick read. Knew most of the stuff already... kind of fun to associate the types with folks I know (and myself)!" - SB, Amazon reader's review

About Cube Laughs

Melanie Lee is a professional technical writer and currently lives in Miami, Florida. She has an MA from New York University, and a BA from Rutgers University. Lee published a previous book, The Handbook for S.L.U.Gs. (Slovenly, Lazy, Unemployed Grownups) in 2009, which was featured on NBC's The Today Show.

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