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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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listened to the audiobook, and there were sections when I couldn't pay full attention (while driving), but there are many many portions that were chillingly honest and touching.
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Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein
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The Wander Society by Keri Smith
The Wander Society
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Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids by Bryan Caplan
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Pretty self-explanatory title... message is for all the people who are too selfish to have more kids, this economist applauds your selfishness (of course) but asks you to consider whether the better way to maximize your personal selfish happiness is ...more
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
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This is kind of like... the slapstick sitcom version of The Fountainhead (??? -- question marks b/c I only know the bare minimum about Ayn Rand).

The members of the protagonist family are all iconoclastic, brilliant and selfish (except the daughter is
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Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber
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Format, the cartoons (even a poem at the end!) are sooooooooo cheesy, but I can handle a retro vibe if the advice is good. The horror stories are (I hope!) too dramatic where siblings hate each other, themselves and their parents. It made me very sca ...more
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Class by Paul Fussell
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Amaaaaazing, in spite of (not because of) writer's condescending writing. Starts out with the promise of an academic-like text, and ends up just kind of making fun of the middle and lower classes, actually, even the upper middle class gets a few jabs ...more
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Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Everything I Never Told You
by Celeste Ng (Goodreads Author)
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Unfortunately, this book immediately followed "Siblings without Rivalry," so now I am powerfully frightened by the idea of parenting siblings and the trauma I am sure to cause. Well-written and a haunting reminder to stop living vicariously through y ...more
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One Out of Two by Daniel Sada
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3.5 but rounding up b/c extra points for a short book that a busy mom of two can start and finish.
Back cover over-hyped the ending, but otherwise interesting, entertaining, unique.

Thought I was going to learn about sisterhood, but surprisingly got mo
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