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Book Review: I'm Special and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves

Book Review: I’m Special and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves by Ryan O’Connell

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Reading I’m Special and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves by Ryan O’Connell stirred mixed emotions. Amazon categorizes the read under “humor.” The book description in-part reads “This hilarious part-memoir, part-manifesto reveals what sets apart the latest generation of young people coming of age in an all-wired, overeducated, and underemployed world.” Admittedly, I failed to look…

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Book Review: I Made It By Juana M. Ortiz

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“I made it.” You can read those words different ways. One perspective relieves. Relief you survived an ordeal. Alternatively the words can represent a rally cry. Victory remains yours! You triumphed. You thrived. The latter stands the appropriate way to perceive Juana M. Ortiz’s memoir title, I Made It. For Ortiz she triumphed in multiple…

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Living This Rodeo by Shane Michael Taylor

Shane Michael Taylor Living This Rodeo

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Blogger’s Note- This week I go back to my writing archives and re-publish  my review for Shane Michael Taylor’s audio book Living This Rodeo: A Journey From Fantasy to Reality*. The review originally appeared on the now defunct Yahoo! Voices. While I first listened to Living This Rodeo four years ago, I still carry with…

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