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Think Again by Adam M. Grant

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Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know by Adam M. Grant I really loved the end of this book where it encouraged young people to not feel confined by early career choices or expectations! Such important advice for a happy life. About Think Again Think Again is…By jbadmin|
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Taking it on The Road (part three) Mother / Daughter #vanlife

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This essay was originally published on Medium.com  A week after selling our home of twenty years, the house in which we raised a family (and collected generations worth of bric-a-brac), I exercised my first expression of freedom — three weeks in the Pacific Northwest with our…By Jeanne|
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Between Two Kingdoms by Suleika Jaouad

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Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted by Suleika Jaouad I picked up this memoir on the recommendation of several people and sent it to my daughter who was on her own cross-country odyssey in a van with her dog. I just finished it myself as I travelled the Pacific…By jbadmin|
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The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

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The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz This was a fun read for the mere fact the author revealed so much about the world of being a writer and the ins and outs of the publishing industry. It was a world she displayed with authority and a healthy dose of sarcasm. She also wove two threads…By jbadmin|
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The Privileges by Jonathan Dee

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The Privileges by Jonathan Dee The writing in this novel was very good: smart, witty, revelatory. The early chapters which depict a boozy wedding weekend and a mother getting through an endless day with her young children had me excited and optimistic about the reading journey…By jbadmin|
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Animal by Lisa Taddeo

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Animal by Lisa Taddeo I listened to Animal on audio which was really well narrated by Emma Roberts. That aside, once I got to the end, I had to immediately begin listening all over from the beginning. It's that kind of book, so set aside plenty of time. This debut work of fiction…By jbadmin|
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