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Mehso-so

I read a fair number of business books, and this one didn‘t do it for me. I much preferred Billion Dollar Loser (tagged below), which is more a profile of CEO Adam Neumann. His eccentricities are the star of this story, not the figures from funding rounds. I just found myself tuning out. This is heresy for me because I still love her, but Therese Plummer was not a good narrator match for the #audiobook.

Cinfhen Appreciate your review!! I bought Billion Dollar Loser on a #DailyDeal a few months ago!! Must get to it 6mo
Megabooks @Cinfhen 👍🏻👍🏻 6mo
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Pickpick

In 1934, at the height of eugenics, heiress Ann Cooper Hewitt‘s mother had her sterilized claiming that she was an oversexed imbecile when she was neither. Mom just wanted her inheritance. This book cover‘s Ann‘s life, the trial of the doctors who sterilized her, and also the broader issues of forced and coerced sterilization in the US up through today. The lack of control women still have over whether or when they have children so angers me!

Megabooks @Riveted_Reader_Melissa and @BarbaraTheBibliophage I think you‘d both find this book interesting! 7mo
MallenNC I just heard about this case on the podcast Criminal. 7mo
Megabooks @MallenNC what were their thoughts on it? 7mo
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Megabooks I do! stacking!!!! 7mo
Cinfhen I think I bought this recently on a #DailyDeal - makes me think of poor Britney #FreeBritney 7mo
Megabooks @Riveted_Reader_Melissa 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 7mo
Megabooks @Cinfhen yes!! I thought of that as well, in regards to it also being a high profile case. But I also thought about the whistleblower (that they discuss in this book too) that exposed all the Fallopian tube removals happening at some detention centers. I am just completely sick of any men thinking they know what‘s best for women/ppl with uteruses (individually or us as a group) when it comes to reproductive choices/health. 😡 7mo
Cinfhen It‘s REALLY SHOCKING and SUPER INFURIATING 7mo
Jennifer3 Definitely, #FreeBritney! 7mo
Megabooks @Jennifer3 💯💯💯 7mo
BkClubCare Omg this sounds horrific 7mo
Megabooks @BkClubCare it totally is. 7mo
MallenNC @Megabooks I looked back and the author of this book was on the podcast. The show told Anne‘s story and how her mother did this to her without her knowing and against her will. I‘m going to look for this book. 7mo
Megabooks @MallenNC I hope you enjoy it. The story is fascinating! Thanks for telling me about the podcast. 7mo
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TheBookDream
Mexican Gothic | Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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#Kobo daily deal is Mexican Gothic for $2.99! And because it‘s Kobo, if you purchase through your local indie they should get some money. I just used the buy link@at BankSquareBooks.com and got it for 2.99. Reminder, you can still side load Kobo books onto your #Nook with Adobe although it is a bit annoying. #ebook #dailydeal #spookyseason

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Literary_Siren
Still Me | Jojo Moyes
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Don‘t miss out on this!! #DailyDeal #eBookDeals #KindleDeals

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BarbaraBB
Disappearing Earth | Julia Phillips
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#BookReport 48/19

I read three books this week. It started out good with the fantastic Disappearing Earth. I had high hopes for Missoula too because I love Krakauer‘s style but this one was too much of a report for me. Then a book set in space which didn‘t disappoint but didn‘t blow me away either. And on we go!

Theaelizabet I‘m on the list at my library for Disappearing Earth. I may break down and buy it! 2y
Cinfhen Lots of mixed reviews on Disappearing Earth. I picked it up from library over the summer but I had to return it before I could really get into it. I‘m waiting for a #DailyDeal before I try it again. 2y
BarbaraBB @Theaelizabet I think it‘ll be worth it... 😀 2y
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen I hope you will. I really think you‘ll enjoy it too. 2y
Suet624 I‘m so glad you liked it. 2y
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Pachinko | Min Jin Lee
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🚨 #Audible #dailydeal #sale 🚨

Excellent #audiobook!!

Reecaspieces Thanks for sharing! I am on it! 2y
Sace This was my BOTM pick waaaaay back when. I should probably actually read it. 🤣 2y
Bookwormjillk I have this on my to read shelf. I need to get to it soon. 2y
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AmyK1 I‘m reading this after the one I‘m starting today 👍🏼 2y
Jee_HookedOnBookz The book is still sitting on my shelf 😅gotta get to it soon! 2y
REPollock Best book I read last year. 👍👍 2y
jordan_lent54 I‘ve been wanting to read this one. Just add it to the infinite pile of books I want to read lol. 2y
k.reads.5 Yes! One of my favorites from 2017 as well! 2y
sblbooks I just took advantage of this deal today. 2y
Reviewsbylola One of my favorite BOTM selections! 2y
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Cinfhen
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I‘m following the lead of some others and posting my very tentative #WinterPicks for #Booked2020 🎉I own all 6 books which helps with my goal this year...to use at least half the books I own for challenges. I also choose 3 nonfiction picks. Can‘t wait to see what others are planning to read🤓

Sace Oooo... Who will lead us looks interesting! 2y
Sace *Who Will Lead Us 2y
TrishB I have a Place for Us- which prompt are you using that for? I haven‘t started any planning yet! 2y
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TrishB I didn‘t even know what that meant so thank you 😘 2y
BarbaraBB Interesting choices. Which one is set in Hollywood and which one is about learning? 2y
Sace I've got several books on Hasidim that I should *finally* read. 2y
Cinfhen @Sace I was surprised that this book was suggested for bookclub but it received an unanimous vote 2y
Cinfhen I think the author may Skype in with us @Sace 2y
BarbaraBB Thanks! I‘ll look into them! 2y
Cinfhen @TrishB a millennial author is someone born between 1982 and 2004 (the closest range to "official" when it comes to millennials) FYI ( just ask Siri) 2y
Cinfhen My pleasure @BarbaraBB 🥰 2y
TrishB Ta 😘 2y
Bookzombie I really enjoyed The Lady from the Black Lagoon and is perfect for the Hollywood catagory. 🙂 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great picks, just as I expected! 😘 2y
Cinfhen Awwww, thanks @BarbaraTheBibliophage I choose all my Spring picks too 🙈all from books I own!!!! 2y
Cinfhen I‘m excited to hear that @Bookzombie I bought it from Audible a few weeks ago on a #DailyDeal 😊 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen I have to find some time to work on my 2020 spreadsheet. Of course, I still have several weeks. But still, I‘m anxious to make my picks! 2y
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Cinfhen
Glorious Heresies | Lisa McInerney
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#SeptemberSins Another #DailyDeal that I haven‘t gotten to YET #Glorious #TBR
Have you read this @arlenefinnigan { I feel like those blurbs are calling to YOU} 🙊

Cathythoughts I liked this one 👍🏻 2y
arlenefinnigan Sounds....complex. 2y
Cinfhen I‘m curious enough to give it a try @Cathythoughts @arlenefinnigan 2y
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jenniferw88 I have it on Kindle, waiting to be read! 🤣 2y
Cinfhen I‘m thinking of trying it in audio format @jenniferw88 2y
Cathythoughts We read it for our IRL Bookclub... good discussion 👍🏻 people loved it or hated it ! No middle ground here 2y
jenniferw88 @Cinfhen that's ok then. I can't really do fiction books on audio, but manage ok with non-fiction. 2y
Cinfhen I‘ll let you know if I choose audio @jenniferw88 2y
Cinfhen Those type of books make for the best discussions @Cathythoughts 2y
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I loved this mixture of pop science and history! It‘s today‘s #audible #dailydeal in the US, and if you like either of these, I highly recommend the book!! #audiobook