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Sweet, Smart, and Struggling: Does a Dumpster Hold the Secret to Success? (Success on Her Terms Book 1)

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What do a dumpster, a buy and sell site, and a thrift store have in common? For single mom Carrie Bennet, they offer the chance to earn a little bit of money so she’ll never leave a grocery store in tears again.

What she finds along the way goes far beyond her meager expectations. Friendships, unexpected treasure, and a surprise chance to fulfill her dream to become a psych
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Published January 26th 2019
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Shanell Meek
Feb 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you’re a single mom or dad, struggling and feeling hopeless, this book will be exactly what you need to realize that this too shall pass and you have what it takes to succeed and fulfill your dreams just like Carrie does! This book will stay in my library for a very long time. It’s inspiring and gives sound advice for reaching financial independence. I found Carrie to be so relatable! I too have left the grocery store in tears after blowing my grocery budget. The ideas that Carrie comes up wi ...more
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Feb 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book empowers women who have been through tough times and especially those who have struggled with men behaving badly and come out the other side of that struggle. It is both heart warming and at times heart rending. Its a nice change from the handsome millionaire saves the helpless damsel version of a rags to riches journey and quite a bit more realistic. There will be many readers that will relate all too well with the challenges in this story, but there is also a message of hope woven in ...more
Lin O'Neill
May 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Real and Relatable

I don’t remember why I picked up this book. And I couldn’t put it down. The reality of what we can accomplish, even under the most daunting circumstances was brought home by Carrie’s success.
Joann Keder
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I went into this thinking it might need more conflict, but once I started reading I realized it really kept my attention. The characters are very realistic. I'm interested to see where she goes with the next one.
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Carmen Klassen is a new author with an old soul. After years of finding inspiration in the stories (both real and fictional) of women, she's decided to share her own vision of amazing women. The Net Worth series is the first group of stories about women who come from harsh pasts and create brilliant futures.

Carmen lived in the United States and then Scotland before finding her way back home. She e
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