RaveBooklistIn a world where $2.15 trillion is floating in the U.S. economy, readers will be intrigued by the history and predictions Bernanke shares. This impressive and accessible book will appeal to historians and educators as well as those who want to understand America’s finances from a historical perspective.
PositiveBooklistThrough numerous stories, she illustrates how women can redefine—and are redefining—what it means to be a working mother while achieving career success and being great mothers. This book will appeal to working women, those interested in gender studies, and young people embarking on their careers.
RaveBooklistThis deep dive into PayPal’s history will intrigue readers from the beginning ... Readers will be surprised by how much personalities, company culture, and people shape revolutionary innovation. The book will appeal to all audiences, especially young adults and others who are sparked by technological advances. Those with entrepreneurial spirits will want to add this to their reading list.
PositiveBooklist[Ducharme\'s] well-researched account is easy to read, and features information based on interviews with advisors, insiders, Juul employees, doctors, investors, and more. This book will appeal to most audiences and especially to teens. It also could be a cautionary tale for innovators looking to market the next big thing.
PositiveBooklistPress offers a wide variety of narratives ... Readers will be intrigued by the in-depth tales of the world of dirty work.
RaveBooklistThe book is sure to garner attention, as well as make readers take a close look at the cost of higher education. Parents, students, and educators will find it enthralling and possibly be moved to push for industry reforms.
PositiveBooklistJaffe peels back layers of laboring for love so that the reader can see the trap and be empowered to demand their worth. This book will appeal to general audiences looking for career guidance.
Matthew Van Meter
RaveBooklistIn this well-researched account, Van Meter presents a court case that changed the course of social injustice in the South ... Based on first-person interviews and records, Van Meter’s narrative and characters come alive to illustrate a pivotal time in American justice. The extraordinary details he gleans from his research immerse readers in the climate and culture of the era. Readers drawn to Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy (2014) will find this book a similarly engaging reminder that the justice system is ever-evolving.
Erin Geiger Smith
PositiveBooklistSmith posits that the only voting problem we have in America is that not enough people do it. It’s an important topic, as her research shows that each generation votes at rates lower than the one before it ... In an election year, this book will have wide appeal. As the author says, \'Figuring out the best way to achieve the largest turnout should have nothing to do with one side or the other and everything to do with supporting democracy. This book is non-partisan, but it is staunchly pro-voting.\'
PositiveBooklistGellman provides new insights to this saga based on his own research and reflection .... Foremost a journalist, Gellman delivers a compelling story while recounting difficult predicaments and behind-the-scenes events. He takes a deep dive into the surveillance state while recalling being subjected to government investigations, legal pressures, and threats from foreign agencies determined to steal his files. Readers will be drawn into the conversational style of the book. It will be of interest to conspiracy theorist, historians, those interested in technology and surveillance, and readers looking for a balanced view of this notorious government leak.
PositiveBooklistReaders will find interesting details ... Steinhauer examines events and issues faced, such as the border crisis, diversity, committee experiences, and voting. Anyone interested in government, especially women in government, will find this book informative and empowering.
PositiveBooklistMoscatello captures it all with authenticity and passion, from the time the women toss their hats in the ring to election day. Reporting focuses not on political affiliation, but on the experience of running for office: the candidates portrayed here often faced sexist coverage, media attacks, online trolls, and more. With the upcoming 2020 presidential race and other recent high-profile elections, this book will appeal to a wide range of readers, especially women and teen girls who are intrigued by the wave of female candidates who are changing the face of the American government.
PositiveBooklistHis statements touch on a wide range of subjects, from education and politics to the home and the workplace. Throughout, he implores us to connect and provides evidence that shows that humans can achieve more if we work together. Team Human is designed to be picked up and digested a few ideas at a time, much like Rushkoff’s NPR podcast of the same name. This book will be a catalyst for conversations on what it means to be human.
PositiveBooklist OnlineToday, subscription services such as Netflix, Uber, and Stitch Fix are exploding, and digital consumers are demanding more. This shift in the marketplace, from products to services, has left many companies unprepared for the opportunities that they could take advantage of now by adopting a subscription model ... Tzuo and Weisert offer practical steps, diagrams, and models to walk readers through building a successful business-subscription model. In today’s fast-paced economy, the book is worth a read and will appeal to business leaders, managers, and those who work in technical and data fields.