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WWW Wednesdays (Jan. 21)

This meme was originally hosted by MizB over at ShouldbeReading, but is now hosted by the wonderful Sam over at Taking on a World of Words. The questions are the same: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you will read next? So let’s get to it: [Click on the book cover to get to the Goodreads page for the book.] WHAT DID YOU RECENTLY FINISH READING? WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY READING? WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL READ NEXT? What are your three W’s?

WWW Wednesdays (Dec. 10)

To participate in this weekly meme hosted by MizB over at ShouldbeReading, simply answer the following questions: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you will read next? Click on the book cover to get to the Goodreads page for the book. WHAT DID YOU RECENTLY FINISH READING? WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY READING? WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL READ NEXT?   What are your three W’s?

Review: #GIRLBOSS

#GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso Published May 6, 2014 Publisher: Portfolio Hardcover Genre: Business/Autobiography/Memoir Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ At seventeen, Sophia Amoruso decided to forgo continuing education to pursue a life of hitchhiking, dumpster diving, and petty thievery. Now, at twenty-nine, she is the Founder, CEO, and Creative Director of Nasty Gal, a $100+ million e-tailer that draws A-list publicity and rabid fans for its leading-edge fashion and provocative online persona. Her story is extraordinary—and only part of the appeal of #GIRLBOSS. This aspirational book doesn’t patronize young women the way many business experts do. Amoruso shows readers how to channel their passion and hard work, while keeping their insecurities from getting in the way. She offers straight talk about making your voice heard and doing meaningful work. She’s proof that you can be a huge success without giving up your spirit of adventure or distinctive style. As she writes, “I have three pieces of advice I want you to remember: Don’t ever grow up. Don’t become a bore. Don’t let The Man get to you. OK? Cool. Then let’s …