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Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
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it was ok

I both liked and didn't like this one. the style of writing was the main complaint for me. it felt like every paragraph was structured like a list, with the sentences all starting with the same word. I also ended up skimming quite a lot because the first 1/3rd of the book was eye-rollingly focused on the dating app world, addressed in a demeaning and distasteful way (in my opinion). in the 2nd half, the book started getting more interesting, with the focus shifting to things like marriage and family and identity. overall, I couldn't stand any of the characters (couldn't relate to them at ALL), their white privilege problems (this guy complains about making almost $300k a year?! I'm supposed to feel sorry for you?!), and the mundane way the writing unfolded their individual stories (lists on lists on lists). this one was just ok for me.
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Reading Progress

June 24, 2019 – Shelved
June 24, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
July 28, 2019 – Started Reading
August 4, 2019 – Finished Reading

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