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Emma Bostian is an American Software Engineer based out of Karlsruhe, Germany. Emma is an instructor at Egghead.io, a co-founder of the Ladybug Podcast, a panelist on JSParty, and founder of Coding Coach. She's currently leading the Design Systems team at LogMeIn.
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The Making of a Manager
What to Do When Everyone Looks to You
Julie Zhuo - 2019-03-19
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Instant Wall Street Journal Bestseller! Congratulations, you're a manager! After you pop the champagne, accept the shiny new title, and step into this thrilling next chapter of your career, the truth descends like a fog: you don't really know what you're doing.That's exactly how Julie Zhuo felt when she became a rookie manager at the age of 25. She...
Emma Bostian
2022-08-08T07:44:45.000Z
If you’re in management or thinking of getting into management I cannot recommend this book highly enough. Out of all the ones I’ve read so far this is the best!      source
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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
A novel
Gabrielle Zevin - 2022-07-05
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In this exhilarating novel by the best-selling author of The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry two friends--often in love, but never lovers--come together as creative partners in the world of video game design, where success brings them fame, joy, tragedy, duplicity, and, ultimately, a kind of immortality.On a bitter-cold day, in the December of his juni...
Emma Bostian
2022-07-08T05:56:40.000Z
AMAZING BOOK ALERT! If you enjoyed Ready Player One or Warcross you’ll adore this new release! It’s about programming/video game design (high level) and delves into some Korean and Japanese culture. Plus this cover is gorgeous 🥰 Going to be one of my all time favorites.      source
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Crucial Conversations
Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition
Kerry Patterson - 2011-09-07 (first published in 2001)
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* * * Over 4 Million Copies Sold * * * The New York Times bestseller that changed the way millions communicate"[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our ti...
Emma Bostian
2022-06-23T10:50:09.000Z
I’m only 100 pages in but I can assure you this is one of the best books I’ve ever read (and I’ve read a lot!) It’s going to improve not only my professional life but my personal one. 10/10 recommend ⭐️      source
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In My Dreams I Hold a Knife
A Novel
Ashley Winstead - 2021-08-03
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“Deeply drawn characters and masterful storytelling come together to create an addictive and riveting psychological thriller. Put this one at the very top of your 2021 reading list.” —Liv Constantine, internationally bestselling author of The Last Mrs. ParrishSix friends. One college reunion.One unsolved murder.Ten years after graduation, Jessica M...
Emma Bostian
2021-10-19T18:41:24.000Z
Just finished my 50th book this year 😬 what was your favorite book you’ve read in 2021? 📖 My favorites: In my dreams I hold a knife The Push The song of Achilles The devil and the dark water Think again      source
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Think Again
The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know
Adam Grant - 2021-02-02
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We need to spend as much time rethinking as we do thinking.Why do we refresh our wardrobes every year, renovate our kitchens every decade, but never update our beliefs and our views? Why do we laugh at people using computers that are ten years old, but yet still cling to opinions we formed ten years ago?For too many of us, our ways of thinking beco...
Emma Bostian
2021-10-19T18:41:24.000Z
Just finished my 50th book this year 😬 what was your favorite book you’ve read in 2021? 📖 My favorites: In my dreams I hold a knife The Push The song of Achilles The devil and the dark water Think again      source
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The Push
A Novel
Ashley Audrain - 2021-01-05
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A tense, page-turning psychological drama about the making and breaking of a family–and a woman whose experience of motherhood is nothing at all what she hoped for–and everything she feared.Blythe Connor is determined that she will be the warm, comforting mother to her new baby Violet that she herself never had.But in the thick of motherhood’s exha...
Emma Bostian
2021-10-19T18:41:24.000Z
Just finished my 50th book this year 😬 what was your favorite book you’ve read in 2021? 📖 My favorites: In my dreams I hold a knife The Push The song of Achilles The devil and the dark water Think again      source
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The Devil and the Dark Water
A Locked-Room Historical Mystery
Stuart Turton - 2020-10-06
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A murder on the high seas. A detective duo. A demon who may or may not exist.It's 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world's greatest detective, is being transported to Amsterdam to be executed for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Traveling with him is his loyal bodyguard, Arent Hayes, who is determined to prove his friend innocent.But no sooner...
Emma Bostian
2021-10-19T18:41:24.000Z
Just finished my 50th book this year 😬 what was your favorite book you’ve read in 2021? 📖 My favorites: In my dreams I hold a knife The Push The song of Achilles The devil and the dark water Think again      source
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The Song of Achilles
A Novel
Madeline Miller - 2012-08-28 (first published in 2011)
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Achilles, "the best of all the Greeks," son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful irresistible to all who meet him. Patroclus is an awkward young prince, exiled from his homeland after an act of shocking violence. Brought together by chance, they forge an inseparable bond, despite risking the...
Emma Bostian
2021-10-19T18:41:24.000Z
Just finished my 50th book this year 😬 what was your favorite book you’ve read in 2021? 📖 My favorites: In my dreams I hold a knife The Push The song of Achilles The devil and the dark water Think again      source
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Kite Runner
2018-08-23 (first published in 2003)
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Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event, that is to shatter their lives. After the Russians invade and the family is forced to flee to America, Amir realises...
Emma Bostian
2021-07-21T20:02:27.000Z
If you could only recommend one book, a book that had a profound impact on you, what book would it be? The Kite Runner has had a lasting impact on me 📕      source
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Behind Her Eyes
A Suspenseful Psychological Thriller
Sarah Pinborough - 2018-01-30 (first published in 2017)
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Why is everyone talking about the ending of Sarah Pinborough's Behind Her Eyes?Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she’s thrilled she finally connected with someone.When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss...
Emma Bostian
2021-03-15T11:02:31.000Z
@shidonichan It’s rly good! The book is awesome too      source
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Humble Pi
Matt Parker - 2020-03-05
The Squiggly Career by Helen Tupper
Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
The Courage to Be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi
The Culture Map by Erin Meyer
Talk Like Ted by Carmine Gallo