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The Female Persuasion
The Female Persuasion: A Novel | Meg Wolitzer
From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Interestings, an electric, multilayered novel about ambition, power, friendship, and mentorship, and the romantic ideals we all follow deep into adulthood, not just about who we want to be with, but who we want to be. To be admired by someone we admire - we all yearn for this: the private, electrifying pleasure of being singled out by someone of esteem. But sometimes it can also mean entry to a new kind of life, a bigger world. Greer Kadetsky is a shy college freshman when she meets the woman she hopes will change her life. Faith Frank, dazzlingly persuasive and elegant at sixty-three, has been a central pillar of the women's movement for decades, a figure who inspires others to influence the world. Upon hearing Faith speak for the first time, Greer- madly in love with her boyfriend, Cory, but still full of longing for an ambition that she can't quite place- feels her inner world light up. And then, astonishingly, Faith invites Greer to make something out of that sense of purpose, leading Greer down the most exciting path of her life as it winds toward and away from her meant-to-be love story with Cory and the future she'd always imagined. Charming and wise, knowing and witty, Meg Wolitzer delivers a novel about power and influence, ego and loyalty, womanhood and ambition. At its heart, The Female Persuasion is about the flame we all believe is flickering inside of us, waiting to be seen and fanned by the right person at the right time. It's a story about the people who guide and the people who follow (and how those roles evolve over time), and the desire within all of us to be pulled into the light.
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GHABI4ROSES @wanderinglynn I keep forgetting that State of Mind is a lot of that for me, xo! 2mo
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ChaoticMissAdventures
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Mehso-so

Keeping going on aggressively pink covers this month. This was something that had been on my shelf for a couple of years, and I am sure deep down I knew it was going to scream White Feminist issues and so I put it off. Sort of wish I had just donated it instead of reading it.
The big issue is I am sure most white feminists will not see all the problematic things in this book. Token lesbian who gets screwed over, one line for a Trans character 👎

ChaoticMissAdventures Corruption gets glossed over because what the intent was there? Most of it made me feel icky but the writing is fine and I read the whole thing. 7mo
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kera_11
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this book is supposed to be feminist literature about finding your path in life & in the movement, & even though this book is long, I don‘t think it says much. this book is inherently white feminist & catered towards the issues the movement has in privileged circles. it‘s so much build all for our MC to end up with a husband, baby, a brownstone & a best-seller spouting ideas similar to the mentor who betrayed her. no intersectionality in sight.

kera_11 I don‘t think this book is bad, but for something trying to be in the now, missed a lot of the point I think 8mo
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MelKelsey
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Pickpick

Book 85
A book about feminisim and finding your voice and place in the world. A well-written novel with compelling characters with interesting lives. Written in third person omniscient pov with Greer as the protagonist, the reader has access into the lives of too many unequally-developed characters. ⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Eggs Well done 👍🏼📚👍🏼 1y
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Victoria6
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Book #5

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Jen2
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Mehso-so

I liked the story but skimmed quite a bit.

Reggie I had to look at this picture/book combo twice. Lol (edited) 2y
Jen2 Ha! I bet that did look weird! I totally love the Peanuts!!! 2y
FitRomanceChick The book/Peanuts combo threw me...but Snoopy is my favorite & he always gets a ❤️ 2y
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sarinarachelle
Female Persuasion | Meg Wolitzer
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Pickpick

Brilliant prose, layered and emotional story. This book is NOT pop fiction, it‘s literature, which makes it a slower read. Much is beneath the words. Character driven. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

daisyheadmaesie Who can say no to so much colour?! 2y
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Addison_Reads
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#3Books @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

These books made me mad because they had such promising potential to be so much more. And I was infuriated with the leading female characters in them.

OriginalCyn620 📚😤📚 2y
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Addison_Reads
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Mehso-so

I think my expectations were too high going into this read. 😕

It has all the elements of a kickass feminist novel but sadly, I wasn't a fan of any of the characters. At times the book felt more like a list of ideas rather than a story.

First read for #BookSpinBingo this month though. @TheAromaofBooks

KatieDid927 Yeah this one falls a little flat. 2y
Hooked_on_books I agree. So much potential, not great execution. 2y
TheAromaofBooks Sorry this one wasn't great, but at least it's off the list!!! 2y
KristiAhlers I was not a fan of this one at all when I read it last year for the B&N book club. 2y
Reggie Totally agree, also I felt like Corey was more of a feminist than all the women in here. 2y
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bourne.shell
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I'm a Meg Wolitzer fan. I love all the irony and complicated layers in this book.

“...I think that‘s what the people who change our lives always do. They give us permission to be the person we secretly really long to be but maybe don‘t feel we‘re allowed to be.“

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Aliishapeaches
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Mehso-so

I appreciated the overall message of the book, but I‘m not a big fan. Some characters‘ storylines were interesting, but as a whole, I was pretty bored.

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mcctrish
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Pickpick

I like Meg Wolitzer. This is a BIG story, encompassing quite a few perspectives. I listened to it at the same time as I read The Future of Another Timeline and The Scarlet Letter. That‘s a lot of fiction involving women and how the world treats them. It was sometimes too much considering the stress of just being right now. Also there‘s a fair amount of sex in this book that listening without headphones while I did chores was 😳with family around

Megabooks I just finished this today too and mostly listened to the audiobook. 3y
mcctrish @Megabooks what did you think? 3y
Megabooks @mcctrish loved the narration, but the book itself was good, not great. Usually I like complex webs, but I just couldn‘t get fully engaged. 3y
mcctrish @Megabooks I found the different perspectives on the same time line good and bad, sometimes it gave you the whole story and sometimes it just made it go on and on and on. And even though I was ready for it to be over, all of a sudden it was and it felt abrupt 3y
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Megabooks
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This book follows Greer, an avid reader turned feminist, through college and into her Trump-era early 30s. But it‘s also about the trials of keeping first love alive, losing a sibling, finding and losing a mentor, and betraying your best friend. And Wolitzer takes time to explain the actions of the side characters. That‘s why it‘s so long.

Good, not great. 3.75⭐️

#bookspin! Now I‘ve finished all three!

#easterextravaganza 14:46

Andrew65 Brilliant time! 👏👏👏 3y
TheAromaofBooks Great work!! 3y
AmyG I just read on twitter that Meg‘s father died from Covid. 😢 3y
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Megabooks @Andrew65 thanks!! 3y
Megabooks @TheAromaofBooks thank you! 😊 3y
Megabooks @AmyG that is horrible!! I just couldn‘t imagine losing a parent so suddenly in a time like this. My heart goes out to her. 💕💕 3y
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mcctrish
Female Persuasion | Meg Wolitzer
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Happy Easter 🐣 I hope the Easter bunny came your house today

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Megabooks
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Let‘s go April!!! #bookspin #doublespin #triplespin

Soubhiville Hey great idea! I‘m going to borrow it and make a graphic of mine so I don‘t forget them 😁. 3y
Megabooks @Soubhiville 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 3y
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 3y
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mcctrish
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From the Spanish Flu. My son‘s friend walked down the street to chat while my son shot some hoops -from 6 feet away- but proceeded to spit on the ground while they spoke. I‘m not sure WTF he was thinking but everyone involved got this in a text and there is no more chit chat happening. Also my book is a bit to risqué right now to play out loud while I do stuff

JanuarieTimewalker13 I saw a guy spit the other day (I was in my car driving by), and I was PISSED. He was like 4 feet away from a PO, chatting to him...at least he turned away, but still, dangerous and stupid. I guess for some men it‘s automatic. 3y
mcctrish @JanuarieTimewalker13 I don‘t get it at all 🤷🏻‍♀️ 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I don‘t think many people get it unfortunately 😱😓 3y
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mcctrish @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🤞🏻there are more who get it than don‘t 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @mcctrish the gyms and restaurants are still open here... people aren‘t getting it... 3y
mcctrish @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks oh jeez, where are you? 3y
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mcctrish
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Started a new audio book on my daily walk

Megabooks I liked this one. 3y
mcctrish @Megabooks I liked The Interestings and this one has grabbed me from the start. I am making a LOT of facial expressions while I walk 🤣 3y
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bibliostephanie
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I‘ve barely dipped into this, but I feel it‘s going to be a HIT. I‘m making tons of margin notes. There are so many wonderful touches that could be missed on a breezy read. I think there should be a movement of making Derek Tenzler: Unwanted t-shirts. #thefemalepersuasion #megwolitzer

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NikkiKey94
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Pickpick

When I started reading this book I wasn‘t sure I was going to like it. It wasn‘t my typical read, however just a few chapters into it I was hooked! I found myself drawn into the lives of all the characters. I wanted to keep reading because I wanted to know what celebrations or heartaches each character was having. I really enjoyed the book! #bnbookclub

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TheCuriousHousecat
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Pickpick

Certainly pertinent in these interesting times of the undoing of feminist ideals. I‘m giving it ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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EllieDottie
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Airport bookstore browsing!

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TheLibrarian
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#kindledeal on this previous B&N book club read! It was pretty good!

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MelissaSue81
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Pickpick

I really liked this! I didn‘t want to stop listening to it. I thought it might be a five star read but the middle meandered a bit too much to make it perfect. Solid four stars for sure though. I love coming of age stories, and the feminist angle was really good as well.

ErikasMindfulShelf I loved this on audio as well. 3y
Megabooks Totally agree with you! 3y
Scochrane26 I‘ve had this on my tbr for a long time. I liked The Interestings. (edited) 3y
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MelissaSue81
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Does anyone else get really attached to some narrators, or overly associate them with a book/character/author? Rebecca Lowman narrated all of Rainbow Rowells books so now I‘m listening to this I am loving it because it feels like Rainbow Rowell to me, lol.

Penny_LiteraryHoarders Oh for sure!! 3y
Birdsong28 Yes Davina Porter on the Outlander books I hope she does the last 2 🤞📚📖 3y
mdm139 I love Peter Coyote, he narrated the Hatchet series 3y
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hes7 Yes! I‘ve had the same experience with that narrator! 3y
ljuliel Narrators can make or break a book. A bad narrator can turn me off to a good book. I like Grover Gardner and Simon Vance and for author-narrated books, you can‘t beat David Sedaris and Sarah Vowell. 3y
Susannah Absolutely. Juliet Stevenson is my go-to for 19th Century British literature. @Birdsong28, I love Davina Porter! 3y
Clwojick I adore Cassandra Campbell. ♥️ (edited) 3y
mirsophie I like Julia Whelan 3y
MelissaSue81 @Clwojick - I am not much of a Cassandra Campbell fan. Though I think she did Where the crawdads sing and that was good. 3y
MelissaSue81 @mirsophie - Julia whelan did Educated, right? What else? 3y
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emmaturi
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I got this book from the library and started it yesterday. #currentlyreading

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Heideschrampf
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Heideschrampf
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Beachside reading on the northern shores #bookandbeer

julesG 😍 Enjoy! 3y
Heideschrampf @julesG thank you! I will. Sea, beer, book and all 😘 3y
Buechersuechtling @Heideschrampf Oh, Welch seltener Anblick. Ein leerer Strand. Hab einen schönen Urlaub mit vielen Genussmomenten und ebenso vielen tollen Büchern. Prost‼️ ? 3y
Reviewsbylola 😍😍😍 3y
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TheLudicReader
The Female Persuasion | Meg Wolitzer
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Mehso-so

Can‘t say I loved the central characters of Wolitzer‘s novel about what it means to be a woman. The most interesting character arc in the novel actually belonged to a guy. Go figure. Full review at theludicreader.com

TheCuriousHousecat Yeah I‘d agree. There were a lot of stories within the story. Really liked Cory who I think maybe you‘re referring to❤️ 3y
TheLudicReader Yep, @TheCuriousHousecat , it was Cory. Really liked him. 3y
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JGadz11
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I may or may not have overpacked for the summer hols.🤷🏻‍♀️

BarbaraBB You have not 😉 3y
Chelsea.Poole Lovely stack 😊 3y
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GidgetsTreasures75
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6-13-19: My 47th finished book of 2019! #thefemalepersuasion #megwolitzer 👍🏼📖#️⃣4️⃣7️⃣

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JillR
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I really enjoyed this coming of age story of Greer who feels her path is set out ahead of her but then meets powerful feminist Faith Frank at which point her life takes a different route. Spanning several decades the book mainly follows Greer but also her best friend, her boyfriend and Faith Frank herself. I was fully absorbed in each character and the exploration of feminism and power but mainly this was just a very readable, well written story.

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TheLudicReader
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Currently reading.

melissajayne How is it? It‘s on my TBR list. 3y
TheLudicReader I am only on about page 100, @melissajayne, and about all I can say at this point is that it‘s an easy read. 3y
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HKMar
Female Persuasion | Meg Wolitzer
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Mehso-so

If you are feminist read this, it is a fiction book but the topics discussed are relatable and definitely a read for millennials. Any generation can appreciate this book.

rather_be_reading welcome to litsy 📚☕📚 @LitsyWelcomeWagon 4y
HKMar Thank you ♡ :) 4y
LitsyWelcomeWagon Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. There‘s so many fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! #LitsyWelcomeWagon
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RaimeyGallant Great book. Welcome! 4y
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Minervasbutler
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The story of Greer who we meet as a college freshman at the beginning of the century and follow up to the present day. The story principally concerns the influence on Greer's life of a famous feminist, Faith Frank. Wolitzer is great at creating believable, flawed characters and making us care about them. The "plot" revolves around one moment of selfish, careless betrayal and a horrific tragedy which hits the reader like a punch to the face.

Cathythoughts Great review 👍🏻stacked 4y
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MicheleinPhilly
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Meg Wolitzer is quickly becoming an auto-buy author for me. With the exception of The Uncoupling which I LOATHED, I find so much common cause with her characters‘s lives and fears and dreams, even if my personal circumstances don‘t mirror theirs. I found this utterly compelling and eminently readable. 4🌟.

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MicheleinPhilly
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The ultimate Sunday Funday. 🏖🏝

TrishB Enjoy 😘 4y
Sarah83 Great Sunday 💕 4y
AlaMich Nice!! 4y
Kalalalatja Looks great! 4y
Reviewsbylola Totally jealous!! 4y
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Kryssy14
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Mehso-so

I liked this one.... I did t have any expectations going into this. I listened to the audiobook. The narrator did a good job changing voices for all the characters. The ending got a bit confusing because it jumped around from character perspectives when the majority of the book was one perspective.

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Cinfhen
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Mehso-so

I‘m not sure why but for some reason Meg Wolitzer‘s books just feel insincere. This story meant to be a rallying cry to young activists and feminist felt forced. Ask me next week the characters names and I‘m sure I won‘t be able to recall. A fast read but not one with staying power. #BorrowNotBuy #MoreMehThanYeah Thank you @LibrarianRyan for the blow dryer trick😉That pesky sticker came right off‼️

Reggie Idk, I still think about the guys in here. Cory and the other guy who cheated on his wife she gave permission to only with floozies and not complicated women ONLY to have his wife leave him later for love. Which maybe if it‘s a book about feminism and your favorite characters are the guys maybe it was a fail. I know I gave this book a pick but its lack of intersectionality also bugged me. Maybe I didn‘t like it as much as I thought I did. Lol 4y
C.Perone I was on the fence with this one, thinking of giving her one more shot; but you and @Reggie helped decide not to waste my time. Thank you for saving me precious reading time 😊 4y
Zelma I completely agree with you on Meg Wolitzer. I always think I should love her books and never do. After two or three that have felt disappointing, I am done trying. (The again, I said that with Anne Tyler, and the last book i read of hers was my favorite that year. Ugh, I rarely give up on authors completely for that reason.) 4y
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Cinfhen I feel bad because you might like it @C.Perone it‘s not a dumpfire but I just have a really negative aversion to MW. 4y
KatieDid927 Yeah this was a lukewarm pick for me. Not her best. 4y
Cinfhen I‘m not saying I‘ll never read her again @Zelma but I won‘t be shelling out any $$$ 😜 #LibraryRoute 4y
Cinfhen I liked Corey a lot @reggie but even he felt like a caricature and the Loci exec/ hedge fund guy too. They both felt scripted and I kept wondering if Faith was a stand in for Meg herself!! I don‘t know @KatieDid927 I can‘t put my finger on what was bugging me about the book??!? 4y
Zelma @Cinfhen well, I definitely agree on that! And I may never read here again. I just keep getting attracted by the synopses on the back of her books. I‘m so weak. 🙄 4y
C.Perone @Cinfhen Don't feel bad!! Your comments and everyone else's were a tremendous help! There is only so much reading time in a day that appreciate the candor when I'm on the fence about a book. Everything you said was exactly what I was afraid of with her writing, so you're my hero😊😊 4y
KatieDid927 @Cinfhen I think you‘re right about it being insincere. It‘s like she was trying to be deep with it but didn‘t actually get there? It ultimately wasn‘t that compelling and the characters were flat. 4y
Bookgirl I do not like this author‘s style. Cannot understand the praise she gets 4y
Cinfhen Hehehe I‘m loving all this smack talk @Bookgirl @KatieDid927 @C.Perone @Zelma i feel it‘s a little bit like Mean Girls 😜😂😂 4y
Kalalalatja I have been on the fence with this for so long. On paper, it sounds like my kind of book, but I‘m just not compelled to pick it up. And with all the luke warm reviews, I doubt I ever will be 🤷‍♀️ 4y
KGlibrarian I‘m always amazed at how different readers‘ tastes are. She is one of my favorite authors and I loved this book. What I connect with is her in-depth characterization and long, thoughtful passages. But I‘ve heard from others that her prose is boring to them. As a librarian I‘ve learned that I can never assume another reader will connect to the same books as me! 4y
BookNerd9906 Good to know. Thanks. 4y
Cinfhen Thanks for standing up for Meg Wolitzer @KGlibrarian I know LOADS of people who really like and enjoy her work and she‘s been publishing for decades. So maybe give it a try @Kalalalatja @BookNerd9906 4y
Reviewsbylola I think I read one of her books and I felt it was mediocre. I love her covers though. 4y
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Cinfhen
Female Persuasion | Meg Wolitzer
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I was out last night and two women recommend this book to me...since I own it I thought I‘d give it a try. I don‘t have much luck with Meg Wolitzer but I‘m going in with an open mind. That darn B&N sticker won‘t come off 😩

LibrarianRyan Hair dryer. Give it a shot and it should peak right off. 4y
Cinfhen Trying it now... thanks @LibrarianRyan 😘 4y
Zelma Also Gu Gone or hand sanitizer for the sticky stuff. 4y
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Cinfhen Thanks @Zelma but @LibrarianRyan trick worked🥳🥳🥳 4y
jhod Great tip @LibrarianRyan ! 4y
BookNerd9906 Let me know what you think. I‘ve had it sitting in my shelf forever. 4y
ErikasMindfulShelf I really liked it. 4y
MicheleinPhilly I‘ve been wanting to pick this up ever since it was released but every time I go to the bookstore, I forget about it. I‘m easily distracted by bright, shiny new books. 🤦🏻‍♀️ 4y
whatsthEStorey Lovely flowers! 🌸 4y
TrishB Interested to see what you think 👍🏻 4y
C.Perone I've never had much luck with Wolitzer either; give updates, please😊 4y
valeriegeary I need to get to this one soon! 4y
Reggie This is not my favorite of hers at all. 4y
Cinfhen So far it‘s an “easy” read but something in the writing feels disingenuous @Reggie @valeriegeary @C.Perone @TrishB @MicheleinPhilly @BookNerd9906 I don‘t think Meg & I will ever be meeting for a coffee chat 🤷🏼‍♀️ 4y
Reggie I feel like she had a list of feminist issues she had to check off instead of writing something organically. 4y
Cinfhen Thanks @whatsthEStorey they are over 2 weeks old!!!! They are still so vibrant 💖💖💖 4y
C.Perone Thanks for the feedback. You hit the nail on the head for me about her books - disingenuous. 4y
Cinfhen Yes!!!! That‘s it @Reggie ~ I can‘t deny her popularity @C.Perone but she‘s just not the right author for me😜 4y
Reviewsbylola 🤬🤬🤬 why do book stores ruin books like that. So not cool. 4y
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Gabymulberry1
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Currently reading! Has anybody else read this book? I read Wolitzer‘s book The Interestings last year and I loved it. Hope I feel the same with this one

Kshakal I love the leggings!! 4y
KarouBlue You have a sloth on your pants!!! 😂😂😂 4y
IndoorDame I read this last year and it totally spoke to me. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did :-) 4y
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imabusybee I have those pj bottoms 💖 4y
ErikasMindfulShelf I liked this one more than The Interestings 4y
Reggie Ummm I gave this one a pick despite feeling like it was a paint by numbers story of feminism that lacked any intersectionalism. Also what does it say about this book of women when my favorite character in here was a guy. Cory. I loved The Interestings and The Wife by her, though. Lol, apparently 1 year later I still have strong feelings about this one. 4y
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suzisteffen
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Listening to The Unabridged podcast for the first time! Yay Littens!

UnabridgedPod Thank you for listening!!!! 4y
suzisteffen @Unabridged thanks for the suggestion, and thanks to Sara for the book pairing of The Radical Element - I‘ll get it for my niblings! 4y
UnabridgedPod @suzisteffen ❤️❤️❤️ You‘re so welcome!! 4y
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UnabridgedPod
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Meg Wolitzer was one of my favorite speakers at the 2018 National Book Festival, where she focused on her book The Female Persuasion (which I hadn't yet read). Now, reading this book for the Unabridged Book Club, I'm happy to say that the book lived up to its promise. (continued in comments)

UnabridgedPod The book, which focuses on the relationship between Greer, a naive college student, and Faith Frank, a pillar of the last wave of feminism, is about the way other people can influence us, can serve (as Wolitzer says in the book) as “pilot lights.” I thoroughly enjoyed Wolitzer‘s sense of character, her humor, and the ideas that lie at the center of her novel. To hear what Ashley and Sara thought, check out our new episode of Unabridged! 4y
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Jee_HookedOnBookz
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Don't really have a #februaryTBR because I'm a mood reader 😅 but I intend to read either of this first. Still haven't decided. The Female Persuasion called out to me from my TBR stack, The Sympathizer was chosen by my 2yo lol

Which would you suggest I read first? I'm undecided. Pls help! 😁🙏

#literarylove @vkois88 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Naj Going by the blurbs, I'd say The Sympathizer. Also, Female Persuasion has mixed reviews. 4y
j9brown I'm a mood reader, too! Didn't realize there's a name for it. It's impossible to plan ahead! 😂 4y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Good luck!! I haven‘t read them!! 💕😘 4y
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Jee_HookedOnBookz @Naj tq for helping! I bought the copy when it still had very good reviews then as time went on, it began to get mixed reviews...I just tried reading the first few lines of both books and alreThe Sympathizer sounds like what I might go for 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @j9brown oh yes! Normally I'll just stare at my TBR to help lol what about you? 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks thank you, Misty! And thanks for such great prompts! ❤️❤️😘 4y
Naj @Jee_HookedOnBookz Hope it lives up to the expectations. Happy reading 😁 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @Naj I'm keeping my fingers and toes crossed 😅 4y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Jee_HookedOnBookz thank you for participating!! 💕💕💕 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks you're so welcome! I love the prompts. I didn't do so well last month though :( hope to do better for Feb! 4y
j9brown @Jee_HookedOnBookz Staring at the pile, too. I like to read a few first pages before I decide sometimes 😝 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @j9brown yayyyy!! Hi five mood-reader/first-few-pages book buddy!!! 😘😘❤️ 4y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Jee_HookedOnBookz did you get your package? I‘m afraid it‘s lost 😫😫😫 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I haven't checked my mailbox today... Is the status delivered? Omg pls don't tell me it's lost omg omg...I'll go check it soon and let you know! 4y
vkois88 Mood readers for the win!!! I'd say go with the 2 yo's pick 😉😉 Also, thank you for the card. It arrived today! I am still working on your package. Should be out soon ❤ 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @vkois88 the Sympathizer it is then! 😊You're so welcome, Tori! How are you? Hope you're doing well! How's Mari? Don't worry about the package! You already have your hands so full! You must take care of yourself OK xoxo 4y
vkois88 We are doing well. We both were sick most of January, and she's hitting the stage of teething where they're constantly bothering her... but we're good. We are alive and making it through, day to day. 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @vkois88 sending you all the strength and love you need! ❤️❤️💪💪💪 4y
vkois88 ❤❤❤ 4y
vkois88 Any good recommendations for soothing teething?? 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @vkois88 I wish I do but for my girl she loved her paci so her paci did the work... What about Mari? Teething days are hard 😔 4y
vkois88 She doesn't like a paci 😕 We had so many cute ones but they never took. She was a thumb sucker. But she's mostly even outgrown that. Occasionally I'll catch her sucking on her fingers to dull the ache, but that's it. I need to get more baby orajel, but the only store around here that I've seen carry it has been out. I'll go look again tomorrow. I hate teething bc it makes her ears hurt too, and that's what bothers her most 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @vkois88 oh dear! I'm so sorry to hear that, Tori 😔sorry I can't be of much help. 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @vkois88 did her pediatrician give any tips on how to ease it? 4y
vkois88 We haven't seen her for a while... she just recommended the basic teethers and orajel before 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @vkois88 hope you'll manage to find some orajel for her soon. I Googled and saw this link. See if any of these can help? https://powellsowls.com/blogs/blog/76354884-34-natural-teething-remedies-that-wo... 4y
vkois88 Aw, thank you for the link! I'll check them out 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @vkois88 did you manage to find any orajel for her? 4y
vkois88 Not yet, I had to work tonight. But we will be going to the store in the morning to look again 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz @vkois88 hope it's available this time! ❤️ 4y
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Discussion Question Number Three.

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Discussion Question Number Two.

SoniaC Originally feminism during Faith‘s time was focused an heterosexual white women. If you didn‘t fit that you weren‘t really given space to be part. Today feminist are much more inclusive of women of color and non heterosexual women. 4y
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“I think there are two kinds of feminists. The famous ones, and everyone else.”

Not read, but it sounds fitting for #carryingthebanner
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Cinfhen Sitting on my shelf!!! Great quote!! 4y
vivastory I agree with @Cinfhen Great quote 4y
Cathythoughts Not even on the shelf yet ! Must get it there ♥️👍🏻 4y
Reviewsbylola I love the cover! 4y
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