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Quit Like a Woman
The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol
Holly Whitaker - 2019-12-31
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The founder of a female-focused recovery program offers a radical new path to sobriety.“You don’t know how much you need this book, or maybe you do. Either way, it will save your life.”—Melissa Hartwig Urban, Whole30 co-founder and CEOWe live in a world obsessed with drinking. We drink at baby showers and work events, brunch and book club, graduati...
Lindsay Defranco
Also—I jumped on the “Quit Like a Woman” bandwagon. First book that made me feel empowered and excited about quitting. It put so many thing into perspective!      source
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Life Undercover
Coming of Age in the CIA
Amaryllis Fox - 2019-10-15
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Amaryllis Fox's riveting memoir tells the story of her ten years in the most elite clandestine ops unit of the CIA, hunting the world's most dangerous terrorists in sixteen countries while marrying and giving birth to a daughterAmaryllis Fox was in her last year as an undergraduate at Oxford studying theology and international law when her writing ...
Lindsay Defranco
This book is really really good. Had to force myself to go to sleep last night. Woke up early to finish. @amaryllisfox is a great writer with an even better story.      source
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Too Much and Never Enough
How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man
Mary L. Trump - 2020-07-14
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In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the man who now threatens the world’s health, economic security, and social fabri...
Lindsay Defranco
In sharing this I will also use this opportunity to recommend @MaryLTrump’s book. Specifically the audio version. It’s not your typical political book. She talks a lot about his dad, upbringing, and family. It helps make sense of a lot of his behaviors.      source
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I Think You're Wrong
A Guide to Grace-Filled Political Conversations
Sarah Stewart Holland - 2019-02-05
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Sarah and Beth are an absolute gift to our culture right now. Not only do they offer balanced perspectives from each political ideology, but they teach us how to dialogue well, without sacrificing our humanity.Jen Hatmaker, New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and founder of Legacy Collective Sarah from the left and Beth from the right serve...